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
Abby Hopper Gibbons letter to Sarah Hopper Gibbons Emerson
Abby Hopper Gibbons letter to Sarah Hopper Gibbons Emerson and Julia Gibbons
Abby Hopper Gibbons letter to her daughter
Abby Hopper Gibbons letter to her family
Invitation from Robert S. Rantoul
Margaret Manning Choate letter to Abby Hopper Gibbons
Washington's Birthday Celebration Program
Abby Hopper Gibbons letter to Julia Gibbons
Abby Hopper Gibbons letter to James Sloan Gibbons
Abby Hopper Gibbons letter to her family
Caroline von Gersdorff letter to Abby Hopper Gibbons
Robert S. Rantoul and Harriet C. Rantoul letter to Abby Hopper Gibbons
Abby Hopper Gibbons letter to Sarah Hopper Gibbons Emerson
Emily M. Gardner letter to Abby Hopper Gibbons
Sarah Hopper Emerson letter to Abby Hopper Gibbons
Abby Hopper Gibbons letter to Sarah Hopper Gibbons Emerson
Julia Gibbons letter to Abby Hopper Gibbons
John H. Nichols letter to Abby Hopper Gibbons
George W. Briggs letter to Abby Hopper Gibbons