Pillsbury Papers

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Whittier College - Wardman Library
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Whittier, California 90602
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2020


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

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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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