Henry Clarke Wright papers
Consists of journals, notebooks, commonplace books, and a few letters. The notebooks include writings on education and theology, Hebrew prophets, and common schools. The journals in part record Wright's activities as a travelling agent for the American Sunday School Union and for a peace society. Includes 2 volumes of letters to H. C. Wright from English, Irish, and Scottish correspondents.
Language of Materials
Extent10 linear feet (44 volumes and 1 box)
Biographical / Historical
Wright was an American reformer, anti-slavery activist, and advocate of peace, socialism, and spiritualism.
Collection is unprocessed.
Ownership and Custodial History
Gift of R. J. Haines, 1871, 1890, 1905.
Minimal description derived from existing records and converted to online finding aid, Adrien Hilton, 2020.
- Wright, Henry Clarke, 1797-1870. Henry Clarke Wright papers, 1821-1849 (MS Am 514-515): Guide
- Houghton Library, Harvard University.
- November 16, 2018
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