Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884
- Existence: 1811-11-29 - 1884-02-02
Wendell Phillips (1811-1884), American abolitionist, advocate for Native Americans, orator, and attorney.
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Correspondence, writings, biographical material and other papers of George M. Beard, physician and specialist in the treatment of mental and nervous disorders. Included are materials relating to his work on the medical uses of electricity and his pioneering work in the definition of criminal insanity, as well as papers relating to his interest in spiritualism. Also included are a number of letters received by his daughter, Grace Alden Beard, related to a biographical study of her father.
ALS cancelling a lecture due to illness.
ALS concerning books on Haitian history given to Emerson by W. B. P. Hunt.
Accompanied by an engraved portrait of Phillips.
ALS concerning books on Haitian history given to Emerson by W. B. P. Hunt. Accompanied by an engraved portrait of Phillips.
ALS regarding a letter from Mrs. [Harriet Beecher] Stowe asking Phillips to retract something he wrote concerning Lyman Beecher's role in Lane Seminary forbidding discussion of emancipation in 1834. Phillips asks Weld to confirm Stowe's account of events.
Politician. Correspondence, essays, diaries, clippings, and other papers of J. Hendrix McLane, southern political independent, South Carolina gubernatorial candidate in 1882, and reformer in the Republican party. The papers are mainly concerned with McLane's political career, though there is some material relating to his studies at Tufts Theological School. Notable among the correspondents are George Washington Cable, Selden Connor, and Wendell Phillips.
- Archival Object 5
- Collection 5
- Business 2
- Diaries 2
- Families 2
- United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 2
- United States -- Politics and government 2
- Abolitionists -- United States 1
- African Americans -- Civil rights 1
- Artists, American 1
- Authors, American 1
- Cabinet photographs 1
- Cartes-de-visite (card photographs) 1
- College presidents 1
- Composers -- United States 1
- Dramatists, American 1
- Educators 1
- Educators -- United States 1
- Electricity 1
- Electrotherapeutics 1
- Engravings (prints) 1
- Etchings (prints) 1 ∧ less