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Thomas Clarkson papers

 Collection — Box: 1-4
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0031
Scope and contents Thomas Clarkson (b. 1760 d. 1846) was a renowned English abolitionist who spent his adult life fighting to end slavery. As a leader in the British anti-slavery society, Clarkson was instrumental in getting the English Parliament to ban the slave trade in 1807 and to abolish the institution of slaver in 1833.The majority of this small collection is comprised of correspondence from Thomas Clarkson and his wife, Catherine, to her father, William Buck. These letters deal mainly with...
Dates: 1785-1871

Lemoine DeLeaver Pierce papers

 Collection — Box: 1-64
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0082
Scope and contents This collection of personal papers provides insight about Lemoine A. DeLeaver Pierce, Professor of Legal Studies and cultural historian. Pierce is a teacher whose commitment to life long learning stems from a continuing need to supplement her formal education, and a long standing family commitment to education. Professor Pierce has taught at: Kennesaw State University, the Keller Graduate School of Management, Morris Brown College, Clark Atlanta University, and the J. Mack Robinson College...
Dates: 1928-2007; Majority of material found within 1951 - 2002