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Parker Pillsbury Correspondence

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Finding aid created by: MRC
Date: 22 Aug 2014

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.

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.

Arrangement of the Collection



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Subject Headings


Pillsbury, Parker, 1809-1898.


Abolitionists -- United States.

Genres and Forms


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.

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