American Colonization Society broadside and letter

American Colonization Society broadside and letter

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: American Colonization Society.
Title: American Colonization Society broadside and letter
Dates: 1842
Quantity: 0.02 Linear feet (1 folder; MS 393 to MS 413 housed together in 1 document box)
Abstract:The collection consists of a broadside concerning an American Colonization Society expedition for Liberia on the first page of a folded sheet which also bears a letter by R.R. Gurley, secretary of the Society, to Senator W.C. Rives of Virginia.
Coll. Number: ms397

Biographical/Historical Note

The American Colonization Society was an organization dedicated to transporting freeborn blacks and emancipated slaves to Africa, to what is now Liberia.


Index Terms

American Colonization Society.
Broadsides (notices).
Correspondence.
Free African Americans--History.
Gurley, Ralph Randolph, 1797-1872 -- Correspondence
Liberia--History.
Rives, William C., (William Cabell), 1793-1868 -- Correspondence

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

American Colonization Society broadside and letter, 1842. MS 397. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
Box
1Broadside and letter, 1842