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Pillsbury Papers
2020.3.1  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms
  • Additional collection guides

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Pillsbury Papers
    Dates: 1828-1900s
    Collection Number: 2020.3.1
    Creator/Collector: Pillsbury, Parker, 1809-1898 Pillsbury
    Extent: 3 linear feet; 6 containers.
    Repository: Whittier College - Wardman Library
    Whittier, California 90602
    Abstract: The Pillsbury Papers Collection contains material relating to Parker P. Pillsbury, Helen ‘Nellie’ Pillsbury, Sarah Pillsbury, and others connected to the Pillsbury family during the years 1828 through the 1900s.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    access restricted, consult repository for details

    Preferred Citation

    Pillsbury Papers. Whittier College - Wardman Library

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The Pillsbury Papers Collection contains material relating to Parker P. Pillsbury, Helen ‘Nellie’ Pillsbury, Sarah Pillsbury, and others connected to the Pillsbury family during the years 1828 through the 1900s. Parker Pillsbury (1809-1892) was an American social reformer, minister, lecturer, newspaper editor, and advocate for abolition and women’s rights. During his various travels, he wrote letters to his wife, Sarah Pillsbury and their daughter, Nellie. The content of the collection ranges from correspondence; miscellaneous items, such as legal documents, photographs, newspaper articles, album of newspaper clippings containing obituaries, envelopes, souvenirs, Farmer’s Almanac, and speeches; books and compositions.

    Indexing Terms

    Quakers
    Abolition
    Feminism
    Social reform
    Minister

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