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Parker Pillsbury Correspondence

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: Pillsbury, Parker, 1809-1898.
Title: Parker Pillsbury Correspondence
Inclusive Dates: 1883
Quantity: 1 folder (SC)
Abstract: Correspondence from abolitionist Parker Pillsbury.
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010

Biographical History

Parker Pillsbury (1809-1898) was an American social reformer, particularly in the areas of abolition and women's rights. He lectured on behalf of several anti-slavery societies and served as an emissary from the American Anti-Slavery Society to Great Britain.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Parker Pillsbury Correspondence consists of one letter from the American abolitionist to a friend, Emily. The letter was evidently written while Pillsbury was overseeing the printing of his Acts of the Anti-Slavery Apostles.

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Access Restrictions

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Use Restrictions

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

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Subject Headings


Pillsbury, Parker, 1809-1898.


Abolitionists -- United States.

Genres and Forms


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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Parker Pillsbury Correspondence,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Purchase, 2014.

Finding Aid Information

Created by: MRC
Date: 22 Aug 2014
Revision history:

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