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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Rosalie De Wolf Hopper letter to Abby Hopper Gibbons
Thesta Dana letter to Abby Hopper Gibbons
Abby Hopper Gibbons letter to Julia Gibbons
Abby Hopper Gibbons letter to Hugh J. Grant
Abby Hopper Gibbons letter to Julia Gibbons
Abby Hopper Gibbons letter to Sarah Hopper Emerson

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