4 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Africa--Colonization.

  1. Lewis Tappan papers, 1809-1903

    5,200 items. 15 containers. 10 linear feet. 7 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Abolitionist, merchant, and publisher. Correspondence, journals, and other papers reflecting Tappan's interests in abolition, African-American education, religion, and his business ventures.

  2. American Colonization Society records, 1792-1964

    190,000 items. 717 containers. 168 linear feet. 331 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Organizational records of the society, including correspondence, financial and business papers, reports, and miscellaneous material relating to administrative and financial matters, membership, slavery and the status of slaves in the pre-Civil War period, and emigration, colonization, and education in Liberia. Includes the personal papers of William McLain and letterbooks of the Massachusetts Colonization Society.

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  3. James Gillespie Birney papers, 1830-circa 1895

    22 items. 1 container. 0.2 linear feet. 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Abolitionist and editor. Correspondence, diaries, a notebook, and newspaper clippings primarily concerning Birney's participation in the antislavery movement.

  4. William Thornton papers, 1741-1865

    3,400 items. 20 containers plus 2 oversize. 5.0 linear feet. 7 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Architect, inventor, and superintendent of patents. Diaries, architectural drawings, and other papers pertaining to the development of the steamboat, African-American colonization and emigration, the revolt of Spanish colonies in South America, Greek independence, and Thornton's disputes with Benjamin Latrobe over designs for the United States Capitol