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Papers of Thomas Clarkson

  • Clarkson
  • Fonds
  • 1787–1996 

Papers relating to the abolition of the slave trade and slavery; papers relating to the Republic of Haiti and the Kingdom of Haiti; papers relating to the Clarkson Family, including Catherine Clarkson, and friends; and miscellaneous papers including those relating to recent research into Clarkson's work. The majority of the papers date from Clarkson's lifetime.

Clarkson, Thomas (1760-1846) slavery abolitionist

Slavery Abolition Movement

  • Slavery
  • Collection
  • 1772–2008

Material relating to the slavery abolition movement. Includes newspaper cuttings from the nineteenth century; letters and papers used in Parliamentary reports on the slave trade from 1814; accounts of Parliamentary debates and investigations; pamphlets written by Thomas Clarkson, William Wilberforce and other campaigners; pamphlets printed by the Anti Slavery Society in the 1970s; contemporary pamphlets and articles on abolition; material on events commemorating the 150th anniversary of Clarkson's death; contemporary records relating to slave ownership.

Various (003651)

Papers of William Wilberforce

  • Wilberforce
  • Fonds
  • 1737–1833

Correspondence of William Wilberforce, mainly written by him, on a range of subjects including political and family matters; a notarial document relating to some of Wilberforce's ancestors.

Wilberforce, William (1759-1833) politician, philanthropist, and slavery abolitionist