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Social reformers

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Frederick Douglass Collection

Identifier: MS202
Abstract Frederick Douglass (c. 1817-1895) was an abolitionist, orator, and writer. In 1838, Douglass escaped from his Maryland enslaver, and over time became one of the most celebrated abolitionists and social reformers of the 19th century. This collection of 11 original documents and 6 copies contains Frederick Douglass’ bill of sale, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and additional copies of correspondence.
Dates: 1845 - 1900

Frances E. Willard (1839-1898) Journal Transcriptions

Identifier: 55/43
Abstract The series consists of a photocopy of approximately 2000 pages of typed transcriptions of journals kept by Frances E. Willard between 1855 and 1896 (the original hand-written journal totals over 8,000 pages). Willard kept journals continuously from the age of 16 to 31, and then from age 54 to 57. The journals are an invaluable resource for understanding the life and thought of one of the most important American women of the nineteenth century.
Dates: 1855 - 1986