Collection Facts

Extent: 
1 item
Dates of Original: 
1843
Collection Owner:
NYH Topic Area(s):

Historical Context

The American and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society was formed in 1840 when it split off from the American Anti-Slavery Society over several political issues, including religious and feminist movements within abolitionism. Arthur Tappan was the first President of the Society. The American and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society was dissolved in 1855.

Scope of Collection

The collection includes one issue of American and Foreign Anti-Slavery Reporter, 1843-03-01, volume 2 issue 9, published by the American and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society. The newspaper contains articles on a number of issues relating to the abolition movement.