Collection Facts

Extent: 
144 items
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Historical Context

The National Anti-Slavery Society published the National Anti-Slavery Standard as a weekly newspaper from 1840 through 1870 in Philadelphia and New York City.

Scope of Collection

The collection contains 144 issues of the abolitionist newspaper, National Anti-Slavery Standard. The bulk of the issues date from 1855-1859. The writings pertain to abolitionism, suffrage, and equality for all.