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Channing, William Henry, Letter to G. G. Armstrong Regarding Anti-Slavery Position, 1857 May 6
Collection Description & Creator Information
- Scope and Contents
Six-page letter from William Henry Channing (1810-1884), an American Unitarian clergyman and writer in Liverpool and London, to G.G. Armstrong, the son of a Unitarian minister and journalist at the Daily News, regarding his anti-slavery position, which he credits Armstrong with encouraging him to adopt, the political situation in the United States leading up to the American Civil War, and his own beliefs about slavery.
Arranged alphabetically by the name of the creator, with unattributed materials at the end.
Purchase, 2018 .
The collection is open and will continue to grow.
No material was separated during processing.
- Processing Information
This collection was processed by Lisa Yankowitz during the summer and fall of 2010 . The finding aid was written by Lisa Yankowitz in January 2011 and is regularly updated with new acquisitions by Faith Charlton, Kelly Bolding, and Armando Suárez.
Access & Use
- Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research use.
- Conditions Governing Use
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.
- Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.
- Credit this material:
Channing, William Henry, Letter to G. G. Armstrong Regarding Anti-Slavery Position; General Manuscripts Miscellaneous Collection, C0140, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Firestone LibraryOne Washington RoadPrinceton, NJ 08544, USA
- Storage Note:
- Firestone Library (mss): Box 8
- Existence and Location of Copies
Parts of this collection are available on microfilm, cataloged separately as RCPXM-7497696.
- Subject Terms:
- Antislavery movements -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Slavery -- United States -- Public opinion -- 19th century.
- United States -- History -- 1815-1861 -- Sources.