2 Holworthy Hall,
May 7, 1912
My Dear Mr. Markham:-
I am writing without shame to ask a very great favor of you. Our Socialist club at Harvard is planning to have its annual dinner on or about Tuesday, May 21, and we are very...
Civil rights--Religious aspects--Catholic Church;Dammann, Grace Cowardin, 1872-1945;Discrimination in education;Manhattanville College of the Sacred Heart;Social action
Anonymous letter sent to alumni and friends of the Sacred Heart Academy and Manhattanville College in opposition to the admission of an African American student:
"Has it come to your attention that Manhattanville College has accepted a colored...
Aug. 1st, 1907
Prof. Edwin Markham,
West New Brighton,
I suppose you have learned that I am to go to the International Congress at Stuttgart. I will be in New York Monday evening Aug. 5th and all day Tuesday. I would be...
Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Boston; Abolitionists--Maine--Bangor; Antislavery movements--United States
Four-page letter dated September 8, 1845, from Geo. [George] Bradburn in Bangor [Maine] to Lysander Spooner of Boston, Massachusetts, describing several newspaper and circular reviews of Spooner's book [The Unconstitutionality of Slavery],...
Two-page letter dated May 1, 1846, from L. [Lysander] Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to [George] Bradburn discussing the separation of Elizabeth Sargeant from her husband and mentions acquiring a publisher for the first part of his book.
Vigilant Association of the City of New York; Libel and slander--New York (State)--New York
Four-page letter from Gerrit Smith in New York [City] to C. B. Sedgwick dated September 15, 1860, expressing the regret of the "Committee" [of the Vigilant Association of the City of New York] for libel against Smith.
December 27, 1916.
Are you one of those keenly interested in the modern revival of real Christianity in the churches? Do you want to see the ethical and religious phases of socialism given their due place in socialist propaganda? Then...
New-York African Free-School; American Convention for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery and Improving the Condition of the African Race; Abolitionists--New York (State)--New York--Societies, etc.; African Americans--Education--New York...
New-York Society for Promoting the Manumission of Slaves, commonly known as the New-York Manumission Society, was established 1785 to publicly promote the abolition of slavery and manumission of slaves in New York State. The society, which was...