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Title
Scrap books compiled by Thompson and Chesson.
Other Title
Scrapbooks compiled by Thompson and Chesson
George Thompson and Frederick W. Chesson scrapbooks
Thompson-Chesson scrapbooks
Summary
Scrap books comprising newspaper clippings and some pamphlets, relating mainly to the anti-slavery movement in the United States, the work of the Aborigines Protection Society in England and English political and social reforms from 1835-1886 compiled by the abolitionist George Thompson and his son-in-law, Frederick W. Chesson. Articles collected by George Thompson on topics including American slavery, treatment of native peoples including Native American Indians, the Abolitionist movement as well as reports of Thompson's lectures and meetings. Also includes some of Thompson's handwritten notes. Newspaper articles written by F.W. Chesson cover various topics including British politics and government, the slave trade and rights of indigenous peoples in the nations of the British Empire.
Contributor Names
Thompson, George, 1804-1878, editor of compilation, author.
Chesson, F. W. (Frederick William), 1833 or 1834-1888, editor of compilation, author.
Aborigines Protection Society (Great Britain)
American Anti-Slavery Society.
Edinburgh Emancipation Society.
Evangelical Alliance.
Glasgow Emancipation Society (Glasgow, Scotland)
Glasgow Ladies' Auxiliary Emancipation Society.
Created / Published
[1835-1886]
Contents
Volume 1: U.S. Anti-slavery scrap-book, 1835 -- Volume 2: 1834-1835 -- Volume 3: 1835 -- Volume 4: 1833-1837 -- Volume 5: 1838-1839 -- Volume 6: 1838-1839, 1846 -- Volume 7: Scrapbooks collected by F.W. Chesson: 1854-1861 -- Volume 8: 1860-1865 -- Volume 9: 1869-1871 -- Volume 10: 1872-1874 -- Volume 11: 1874-1875 -- Volume 12: 1873-1875 -- Volume 13: 1875-1876 -- Volume 14: 1876-1877 -- Volume 15: 1881-1882 -- Volume 16: 1882-1883 -- Volume 17: 1883-1884 -- Volume 18: 1883-1886 -- Volume 19: 1884-1886.
Subject Headings
-  Thompson, George,--1804-1878
-  Chesson, F. W.--(Frederick William),--1833 or 1834-1888
-  Thompson, George,--1804-1878--Manuscripts
-  Antislavery movements--United States--History--19th century--Sources
-  Antislavery movements--Great Britain--History--19th century--Sources
-  Slavery--United States--History--19th century--Sources
-  Slaves--Emancipation--Great Britain
-  Slaves--Emancipation--United States
-  Indigenous peoples--Great Britain--Colonies
-  Great Britain--Colonies--Africa--History--19th century
-  Great Britain--Colonies--America--History--19th century
-  Great Britain--Colonies--Asia--History--19th century
-  Great Britain--Colonies--Oceania--History--19th century
-  India--Politics and government--19th century
-  South Africa--Politics and government--1836-1909
Genre
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Scrapbooks--Great Britain
Notes
-  Arranged generally in chronological order.
-  Spine title.
-  Volumes 1-3 collected by George Thompson (1835) include newspaper and journal articles from: The Liberator that reprinted articles from the Abolitionist, Augusta Chronicle (Georgia), Baltimore Patriot, Boston Advocate, Boston Chronicle and Reformer, Boston Commercial Gazette, Boston Daily Advertiser, Boston Recorder, Charleston Courier, Charleston Mercury, Christian Advocate and Journal, Christian Watchman, Cincinnati Chronicle, Cincinnati Gazette, Detroit Journal, Downington Standard (Pa.), Emancipator, Fall River Recorder, Hallowell Free Press, Hampshire Republican, Herald of Freedom, Lowell Times, Lynchburg Virginian, Lynn Recorder (Mass.), Millenial Trumpeter, Morning Star (New Hampshire), New Bedford Mercury, New England Spectator, New Hampshire Patriot, New Orleans Bee, New York Baptist Register, New York Commercial Advertiser, New York Courier and Enquirer, New York Evangelist, New York Evening Post, New York Evening Star, New York Journal of Commerce, New York Morning Herald, Observer (New York), Ohio Observer, Philadelphia Gazette, Providence Gazette and Country Journal, Republican Standard (Pennsylvania), Richmond Compiler, Richmond Whig, Salem Landmark, Salem Register, South Carolina Patriot, Southern Christian Herald, Spectator (Boston), Standard and Democrat, Utica Standard (New York), Vanity Fair, Washington Globe, Washington Telegraph and Zion's Herald.
-  Volumes 4-6 collected by George Thompson include newspaper and journal articles from the Aberdeen Herald, Aghra Ukhbar, Anti-Slavery Register, Anti-Slavery Reporter, Anti-Slavery Standard, Asiatic Journal, Belfast Whig, Birmingham Journal, British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Reporter, British Emancipator, Christian Advocate, Christian's Penny Record, Delhi Gazette Extraordinary, Friend of India, Glasgow Argus, Glasgow Chronicle, Globe, Great Western Local Chronicle, Inquirer, Justitia (Chichester), Liverpool Courier, Liverpool Times, Manchester Times, Morning Advertiser, Morning Herald, New York Anti-Slavery Standard, New York Observer, Nonconformist, Patriot, Scottish Piliot, Tyne Mercury, Ulster Banner, Universe, Watchman, Witness, as well as some pamphlets and extracts from Alexander's East India and Colonial Magazine, Lindfield Reporter, or Philanthropic Magazine, Miscellaneous Intelligencer and Parbury's Oriental Herald.
-  Volumes 7-19 collected by F.W. Chesson include clippings of articles written by or about him and published in Aberdeen Free Press, Aborigines' Friend, Academy, Alliance News, Anti-Game-Law Circular, Anti-Slavery Advocate, Argus, Athenaeum, British Trade Journal, Chatham Advertiser, Christian Work, Colonial Intelligencer, Daily News, Daily Chronicle, Daily Telegram, Echo, Editorial Note Book, Empire, Englishman, Evening Mail, Examiner, Folkestone Express, Friend, Glasgow Herald, Globe, Greenwich & Deptford Chronicle, Guardian, Herald of Peace, Independent, Indian Spectator, Journal of Society of Arts, Kensington Times, Leisure Hour, Levant Herald, Liberator, Library, Licensed Victuallers' Gazette, Liverpool Daily Post, London Anti-Slavery Reporter, Manchester Guardian, Manchester Times, Merchants and Planters Gazette, Mercury, Methodist Times, Morning Star, Natal Mercury, Nation, National Review, New York Evening Post, New York Independent, New Zealand Herald, Nonconformist, Pall Mall Gazette, Platform, Preston Guardian, St. James Magazine, Scotsman, Spectator, Standard, Star, Star and Dial, Statesman, Sword and the Trowel, Times and Vanity Fair.
-  Volume 1: 23 cm [160 items]; Volume 2: 26 cm [179 items]; Volume 3: 26 cm [305 items]; Volume 4: 24 cm [79 items]; Volume 5: 23 cm [71 items]; Volume 6: 28 cm [107 items]; Volume 7: 29 cm [293 items]; Volume 8: 27 cm [193 items]; Volume 9: 20 cm [53 items]; Volume 10: 20 cm [50 items]; Volume 11: 23 cm [45 items]; Volume 12: 21 cm [66 items]; Volume 13: 20 cm [57 items]; Volume 14: 23 cm [125 items]; Volume 15: 23 cm [215 items]; Volume 16: 25 cm [103 items]; Volume 17: 23 cm [109 items]; Volume 18: 24 cm [153 items]; Volume 19: 24 cm [174 items].
-  Volumes 9-19 of the scrap books were created using published volumes. See the associated printed copy finding aid for more information on the titles used.
-  Finding aid available in the Library of Congress Rare Book Reading Room and online at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/eadrbc.rb016002
-  George Thompson and Frederick W. Chesson scrapbooks, Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
-  Source unknown Acquired by the Library in 1905.
-  Original printed finding aid prepared by Library staff consists of lists of article captions or first lines of article or pamphlet title contained in each volume. The lists are prepared as a 228 page Word document arranged by volume number into a binder. Also included are 20 pages of additional alphabetical lists of personal names, organizations, newspaper titles and more specific subject headings that are covered within the scrapbooks. Binder with all lists and volume content summaries are shelved with the scrapbook volumes.
-  Volumes marked with LC accession information: 68764 '05
Medium
19 volumes (approximately 2500 items) ; 29 x 23 cm or smaller.
Call Number/Physical Location
E449 .S43
Repository
Library of Congress Rare Book and Special Collections Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/rbc.home
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/General.59691v1.1
Library of Congress Control Number
2013659691
Access Advisory
Restrictions: Poor condition of many of scrapbook pages.
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Description
Scrap books comprising newspaper clippings and some pamphlets, relating mainly to the anti-slavery movement in the United States, the work of the Aborigines Protection Society in England and English political and social reforms from 1835-1886 compiled by the abolitionist George Thompson and his son-in-law, Frederick W. Chesson. Articles collected by George Thompson on topics including American slavery, treatment of native peoples including Native American Indians, the Abolitionist movement as well as reports of Thompson's lectures and meetings. Also includes some of Thompson's handwritten notes. Newspaper articles written by F.W. Chesson cover various topics including British politics and government, the slave trade and rights of indigenous peoples in the nations of the British Empire.
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Aborigines Protection Society, American Anti-Slavery Society, Edinburgh Emancipation Society, Evangelical Alliance, Glasgow Emancipation Society, and Glasgow Ladies' Auxiliary Emancipation Society. Scrap books compiled by Thompson and Chesson. editeds by Thompson, George, Itor Of Compilation, Author, and Chesson, F. W. , 1833 Or Itor Of Compilation, Author [to 1886, 1835] Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/2013659691/.

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Aborigines Protection Society, American Anti-Slavery Society, Edinburgh Emancipation Society, Evangelical Alliance, Glasgow Emancipation Society & Glasgow Ladies' Auxiliary Emancipation Society, Thompson, G. & Chesson, F. W., eds. (1835) Scrap books compiled by Thompson and Chesson. [to 1886] [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2013659691/.

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Aborigines Protection Society, et al. Scrap books compiled by Thompson and Chesson. ed by Thompson, George, Itor Of Compilation, Author, and Chesson, F. W. , 1833 Or Itor Of Compilation, Author [to 1886, 1835] Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2013659691/>.