Hallowell Family Papers

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Hallowell family papers
Creator: Hallowell (Family : Rochester, N.Y.)
Call Number: D.547
Dates: 1856-1891
Physical Description: .1 Cubic feet
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Table of Contents:

Biographical/Historical Note
Scope and Content
Arrangement
Subject(s)
Access
Use
Citation
Related Materials
Content List
Series I. Correspondence
Collection Overview
Title: Hallowell family papers
Creator: Hallowell (Family : Rochester, N.Y.)
Call Number: D.547
Dates: 1856-1891
Physical Description: .1 Cubic feet
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Biographical/Historical Note
Mary (Post) Hallowell was the daughter of Isaac Post and his first wife, Hannah Kirby. Like her father and step-mother, Amy Post, she was active in the abolition and suffrage movements. She married Rochester manufacturer William Hallowell in 1843. In 1848, she attended the Women's Rights Convention in Seneca Falls and was a signatory to the Declaration of Sentiments. Sarah (Kirby) Hallowell Willis was Mary's aunt; the sister of her step-mother Amy Post. Like her niece Mary, she signed the Declaration of Sentiments. She was a close friend of Susan B. Anthony's and active in suffrage work until her death at 96 in 1914.

Scope and Content
The Hallowell family papers, 1856-1891, consists of letters written to William Hallowell, his wife Mary (Post) Hallowell, and Mary's aunt Sarah (Kirby) Hallowell Willis. The letters mainly discuss personal affairs; many are letters of condolence after the death of William Hallowell in 1882.

Arrangement
This collection consists of one series, Correspondence, which is arranged in chronological order.

Subject(s):
Women--Suffrage
Abolitionists
Hallowell (Family : Rochester, N.Y.)
Access
The Hallowell family papers is open for research use. Researchers are advised to contact Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation prior to visiting. Upon arrival, researchers will also be asked to fill out a registration form and provide photo identification.Use
Reproductions are made upon request but can be subject to restrictions. Permission to publish materials from the collection must currently be requested. Please note that some materials may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the researcher's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections. For more information contact rarebks@library.rochester.eduCitation
[Item title, item date], Hallowell family papers, D.547, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of RochesterRelated Materials
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Administrative Information
Author: Autumn Haag
Publisher: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
Address:
Rush Rhees Library
Second Floor, Room 225
Rochester, NY 14627-0055
rarebks@library.rochester.edu
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Content List
Series I. Correspondence
Elizabeth Cady Stanton to Mary H. Hallowell, June 27, no year
Griffith M. Cooper to William R. Hallowell, April 10, 1856
Lucy Stone to William R. and Mary H. Hallowell, Circa April 29, 1869
Wendell Phillips to Mary H. Hallowell, June 10, 1882
William Lloyd Garrison, Jr. to Mary H. Hallowell, June 16, 1882
Frederick Douglass to Mary H. Hallowell, June 17, 1882
Wendell Phillips to Mary H. Hallowell, June 18, 1882
Elizabeth Cady Stanton to Mary H. Hallowell, July 16, 1882
Parker Pillsbury to Mary H. Hallowell, July 18, 1882
Frederick Douglass to Mary H. Hallowell, August 22, 1882
Frederick Douglass to Mary H. Hallowell, August 22, 1882
Frederick Douglass to Mary H. Hallowell, November 10, 1882
Wendell Phillips Garrison to Mary H. Hallowell, April 30, 1888
Susan B. Anthony to Mary H. and Sarah Hallowell, May 21, 1891
Susan B. Anthony to Mary H. and Sarah Hallowell, December 30, 1891


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