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Pennsylvania Abolition Society Papers

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Item Number Contents
0001 General meeting: minutes, 1775, 1784-1824; Index, 1787-1824. Minute book, 1775, 1784-1787; Minute book, 1787-1800; Minute book, 1800-24
0002 General Meeting: Minutes, 1825-1860; Index, 1825-1847. Minute book, 1825-1847; Minute book, 1847-1916/pt. 1, pp.1-156, 1847-1860
0003 General Meeting: Minutes, 1860-1932; No index. Minute book, 1847-1916/pt.2, pp. 157-673, 1860-1916; Minute book, 1916-1932
0004 Acting Committee: Minutes, 1784-1802; Index, 1784-1802. Minute book, 1784-88; Minute book, 1789-1797; Minute book, 1798-1810/pt.1, pp. 1-186, 1798-1802
0005 Acting Committee: Minutes, 1803-1842; index, 1803-1842. Minute book, 1798-1810/pt. 2, pp.187-359, 1803-1810; Minute book, 1810-22; Minute book, 1822-1842
0006 Electing Committee: Minutes 1790-1826; no index; Minute book, 1790-1826; Committee for Improving the condition of Free Blacks: Minutes 1790-1803; Index; Committee of Guardians: Minutes, 1790-1802, Index
0007 Board of Education: Minutes 1797-1839; Index. Minute book, 1797-1803, 1803-19, 1819-29, and 1830-39
0008 Board of education: Minutes, 1840-65, Index; Minute book, 1840-65; Committee on African Slave Trade: Minutes, 1805-1807, no index; Committee for the Improvement of Colored People: Minutes, 1837-53; Index
0009 General Meeting: loose minutes, 1788-1847 & undated materials. Reports, 1788-1847 & undated; Acting Committee: Loose minutes, 1791-1837; Electing Committee: Loose minutes, 1788-1829; Committee of Correspondence: Loose minutes, 1789-94; (con't)
0009 (con't) Committee for improving Condition of Free Blacks: loose minutes, 1790-1807; Committee of Education: Loose minutes, 1807, 1813
0010 Board of Education: Loose minutes, 1813-64, Reports 1813-64, and undated; Committee on Employment: Loose minutes, 1864-65 & undated; Committee on African Slave trade: Loose minutes, 1805-08 & undated; (con't)
0010 (con't) Committee to improve condition of African Race: Loose minutes, 1846-49; Committee appointed to consult the counselors of society: Loose minutes, 1794
0011 Committee of correspondence: Letterbooks, 1789-1809; Index, 1789-1809; Letterbooks, 1789-94, 1794-1809; Loose correspondence, incoming: 1784-1795
0012 Loose correspondence, incoming: 1796-1819
0013 Loose correspondence, incoming: 1820-1849, 1857, 1859-1863
0014 Loose correspondence, incoming: 1864-1866, 1868-1869, 1910-1914, 1918, 1928-29, 1931; Misc.: 1875, 1897-98; undated materials
0015 Loose correspondence, outgoing: 1783-1914 selected and undated matierals; Loose correspondence, incoming: 1937-40, 1945, 1950, 1953-58, 1960-63, 1965-69, 1970-72, 1975; Loose correspondence, outgoing: 1938-1940, 1942, 1950, 1954-62, 1965, 1967, 1971
0016 General Meeting-Treasurer's accounts, 1792-1840, 1918-1949; Subscription books, 1792-93, 1808-15; Committee of 24 - Ledger, 1793-1800; Board of education - Treasurer's accounts, 1805-12; Clarkson school, tuition account books, 1819-22, 1838
0017 General Meeting-Treasurer: Accounts, audits, letters, and reports, 1795-1866 selected; Bills & receipts, 1790-1868 selected; Tax bills, 1811, 1821-27; Subscription & collection lists, 1784-1838 selected; List of arrearages, 1784-87, 1789; Misc. materials
0018 General meeting-Treasurer: Misc. materials, 1770-1804 Accounts & receipts 1920-71; Laing school, Mt. Pleasant, SC reports & recs. 1867-1910 sel.; Committee of education-accounts & reports 1796-1806; Committee on African slave trade-expense sheets, 1805-07
0019 Board of Education-treasurer: accounts, bills, 1836-69 sel.; cancelled checks, 1821-27; student tuition accounts, 1815-41, sel.; subscription lists & reports, 1814-18, 1835
0020 Index to manumission books A, B, C; Manumission book A, 1780-93; Manumission book B, 1788-95; Manumission book C, 1795; Index to Manumission book C, Manumission book D, 1795-1801 p. 1-401
0021 Manumission book D, 1795-1801 p.402-566; Manumission book E, 1792-1806; Manumission book F, 1790-1819; Manumission book G, 1819-1853
0022 Indenture book C, 1758-95; Indenture book D, 1795-1835; Indenture books, 1816-1831, 1817-1823; Manumission documents for 28 slaves in Jamaica belonging to David Barclay of Eng. & list of slaves with names and ages, 1795; (con't)
0022 (con't) Misc. manumission documents, 1781-1804 sel.; Misc. papers; Indenture papers for Africans taken from the slave schooner Phoebe by Capt. Maloney of the Ganges, 1800, indentures A-R
0023 Indenture papers for Africans taken from the Slave schooner Phoebe by Capt. Maloney of the Ganges, 1800, indentures S-Z; Certificates of freedom, 1770-1826; Bills of sale for slaves 1770, 1792-94, 1819;(con't)
0023 (con't) Marriage certif. for blacks, 1790, 1794, 1798; Birth certif. for blacks, 1790-98, 1804; Misc. papers
0024 Misc. materials relating to slave ships, 1786-99; Documents concerning court cases in which slaves were awarded freedom 1773-1833 sel.; Laws of MD in regard to slaves, 1715-97; Laws of PA in regard to slaves, 1700-93; Misc. legal papers
0025 List of members, 1784-1819; List of persons proposed for PAS membership, 1788, 1826; PAS membership certificates 1801-43; Misc. addresses to various conventions; List of girls in black school inder care of comm. of Ed. 1790-c.1800; (con't)
0025 (con't) List of boys in black school...1790-c.1800; PAS board of ED. - misc. papers
0026 Board of Education; Lombard street infant school roll bk, 1849; Misc. papers; Clarkson Institute of PA; Constitutions, 1832; Misc. papers, 1829-39; Membership lists, 1834-1835; Clarkson Evening school assn; Misc. papers, 1857-61; (con't)
0026 (con't) Clarkson Educational assn. Misc. papers, 1861-612; Comm. to visit the colored people; Census facts & analysis, 1838; Facts on beneficial societies 1823-28; Misc. reports & papers
0027 Board of education; Education & employment stat. on colored people of Philadelphia, 1856; Freedmens employment agency books 1862-65; misc. papers
0028 American convention, 1794-98, 1800-01, 1803-05, 1809, 1812, 1815, 1825-26; Misc. papers; Roll list of delegates, 1797
0029 American Convention, 1827-29, 1836; Misc. papers; Acting committee: Minutes, notes, treasurers reports, and list of members, 1804-34 sel.
0030 American convention, misc.; Essay on slavery by George Browne misc. papers; Abolition society of DE; Minute book, 1801-19; Philadelphia female anti-slavery society minute books, 1833-70, sel.
0031 Philadelphia female anti-slavery society; Misc. papers, 1834-49 sel.; Young men's anti-slavery society; Misc. papers; Membership list; S. Mulberry ward anti-slavery society; Minutes 1837; Junior anti-slavery society of Philadelphia; (con't)
0031 (con't) Pennsylvania anti-slavery society, Minute book, 1838-46; Account book, 1847-49
0031 (con't) Minute book, 1836-46; Bache Institute, accounts, 1851-52; Freidns, Phil. yearly meeting minutes, 1837-39; American Free Produce assoc., Misc. correspondence, 1838-40; Philadelphia anti-slavery society Misc. papers; (con't)
0032 Pennsylvania anti-slavery society, Journal C of station No. 2 of underground railroad, 1852-57; 13th ward Rep. club of Philadelphia Members, 1856; Minute book, 1856-59; Misc. papers

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