Abby Hopper Gibbons Papers

Abigail Hopper Gibbons (1801-1893) was an important figure in many of the reform movements in the middle and late nineteenth century. Like her father, Isaac T. Hopper (1771-1852), "Abby" Gibbons was an ardent abolitionist and dedicated to prison reform. Of particular note is the correspondence sent and received by Abby Hopper Gibbons, including family letters and and related to her work to assist Union Soldiers during the Civil War. Also includes letters from Union soldiers, prominent Americans such as Theodore Roosevelt, Joseph Choate, and Lydia Maria Child, and correspondence reflecting Quaker family life and concerns.

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Abby Hopper Gibbons letter to Sarah Hopper Gibbons Emerson and Julia Gibbons
Sedgwick letter to Abby Hopper Gibbons
Abby Hopper Gibbons letter to Edward Hopper and Anna Mott Hopper
Abby Hopper Gibbons letter to Lucy Gibbons Morse
Abby Hopper Gibbons and Lucy Gibbons Morse letter to Sarah Hopper Gibbons Emerson
Abby Hopper Gibbons letter to Sarah Hopper Gibbons Emerson and Julia Gibbons
Abby Hopper Gibbons letter to Sarah Hopper Gibbons Emerson and Julia Gibbons
Grace Bristed letter to Abby Hopper Gibbons
Grace Bristed letter to Abby Hopper Gibbons
Abby Hopper Gibbons letter to her children
Abby Hopper Gibbons letter to her children
Bessie Rackemann letter to Abby Hopper Gibbons
Julia Gibbons letter to Abby Hopper Gibbons
Julia Gibbons letter to Abby Hopper Gibbons
Julia Gibbons letter to Abby Hopper Gibbons
Julia Gibbons letter to Abby Hopper Gibbons
Louise Sedgwick letter to Abby Hopper Gibbons
Abby Hopper Gibbons letter to Sarah Hopper Gibbons Emerson and Julia Gibbons
Julia Gibbons letter to Abby Hopper Gibbons