Joshua Reed Giddings Papers
LG.29

Summary Information

Repository
Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Creator -
Giddings, Joshua R., (Joshua Reed), 1795-1864
Creator -
Julian, George Washington, 1817-1899
Title
Joshua Reed Giddings papers
ID
LG.29
Date [inclusive]
1839-1899
Extent
0.1 Cubic feet , 3 reels (800 items)
Language
English

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Biographical Note

Joshua R. Giddings (1795-1864) was a militant anti-slavery politican who served as U.S. representative from Ohio. His son-in-law and biographer, George Washington Julian served as U.S. representative from Indiana.

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Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of microfilm containing the correspondence of Joshua Reed Giddings and his son-in-law and biographer, George Washington Julian. Correspondence is primarily family related but includes some political matters. Correspondents include Edward S. Bragg, F. F. Browne, J. D. Cox, John G. Fee, William Lloyd Garrison, Henry George, E. S. Grimes, A. S. Hewitt, Preston King, A. A. Livermore, S. H. Morse, Wendell Phillips, Parker Pillsbury, Sara T.D. Robinson, James F. Rhodes, Gerrit Smith, Theodore C. Smith, Charles Sumner, and Jane G. Swisshelm.

(Michigan State University., Honhart, F. L., Jude, S. P., Howard, S. R., & Zito, A. (1976). A guide to the Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections. East Lansing, MI: publisher not identified.)

The Library of Congress reprocessed the collection in 2000. A finding aid was revised in 2009 can be found at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms009232

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections

Conrad Hall
888 Wilson Road, Room 101
East Lansing , MI, 48824
517-355-2330
archives@msu.edu

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Reproduction and publication restricted, Library of Congress, Manuscript Division.

Ownership and Custodial History

Purchased from the Manuscript Division, Library of Congress.

Location of Originals

Joshua Reed Giddings Papers, Library of Congress, Manuscript Division, 2nd St. and Independence Ave., S.E., Washington, D.C. 20540, USA.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Free Soil Party (U.S.).
  • Republican Party. (U.S. : 1854-)

Genre(s)

  • Letters (correspondence)
  • Microfilms

Geographic Name(s)

  • Indiana -- Politics and government
  • Ohio -- Politics and government
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 19th century

Personal Name(s)

  • Bragg, Edward S., (Edward Stuyvesant), 1827-1912
  • Browne, Francis F., (Francis Fisher), 1843-1913
  • Cox, Jacob D., (Jacob Dolson), 1828-1900
  • Fee, John Gregg, 1816-1901
  • Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879
  • George, Henry, 1839-1897
  • Hewitt, Abram S., (Abram Stevens), 1822-1903
  • King, Preston, 1806-1865
  • Livermore, Arthur, 1766-1853
  • Morse, Sidney H.
  • Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884
  • Pillsbury, Parker, 1809-1898
  • Rhodes, James Ford, 1848-1927
  • Robinson, Sara T. L., (Sara Tappan Lawrence), 1827-1911
  • Smith, Gerrit, 1797-1874
  • Smith, Theodore Clarke, 1870-1960
  • Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874
  • Swisshelm, Jane Grey, 1815-1884

Subject(s)

  • Antislavery movements -- United States
  • Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)

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Reproduction Note

Microfilm. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress. 3 reels ; 35 mm.

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Collection Inventory

Reel

3 reels of microfilm 

1-3