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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 2156

Lucretia Mott Churchill portrait collection of abolitionists


Photographic portraits of abolitionists, assembled by American collector Lucretia Mott Churchill.


  • [18--]


.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Printed photographs and lithographs of men and women associated with the U.S. anti-slavery movement.

Biographical / Historical

Lucretia Mott Churchill (née Hallowell), 1867-1958, was the wife of Harvard graduate Dr. Frank Spooner Churchill of Milton, Mass. and the granddaughter of abolitionist Lucretia Mott.


Arranged alphabetically by name of subject.

Physical Location

[Shelved with bMS Am 2156-2160] b

Immediate Source of Acquisition


Gift of Lucretia Mott Churchill, Bass River, Mass. in care of Professor H.D. Jordan; received: 1943 Apr. 29.

Processing Information

Processing Information In 2020-2021, as part of a conscious and inclusive re-description effort, titles were updated to include a woman’s first name when identified.
Processing Information Previously listed as: Mrs. Frank S. Churchill Portrait Collection of Abolitionists (MS Am 2156). Houghton Library, Harvard University.
Link to catalog
Churchill, Lucretia Mott, collector. Lucretia Mott Churchill portrait collection of abolitionists: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

Houghton Library is Harvard College's principal repository for rare books and manuscripts, literary and performing arts archives, and more. The library's holdings of primary source material are managed by an expert staff and shared with scholars, students and the public in the reading room.

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