In Her Own Right

Memoranda during a Passage to & from England and Three Months Travel in Great Britain & Ireland

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Date created 1840
Creator Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880
Description Lucretia Mott was a prominent Philadelphia Quaker and a leader in reform movements, especially antislavery, education, peace, and women's rights. She was one of the founders of the Philadelphia Female Anti-Slavery Society and led a delegation of women to the 1840 World Anti-Slavery Convention held in London. Mott kept this diary of her experiences when she and the other female delegates were refused partipation because of their gender.
Size 146 pages
Type text
Subjects Women abolitionists | Quaker women | Antislavery movements | Abolitionists--Great Britain--HistoryKimber, Abby, 1804-1871 | Pugh, Sarah, 1800-1884 | Grew, Mary, 1813-1896 | Grew, Henry, 1781-1862 | Gay, Elizabeth Neall | Taylor, Emily Annette, 1822-1904 | Bradburn, George, 1806-1880 | British and Foreign Anti-slavery Society | Sturge, Joseph, 1793-1859 | Birney, James Gillespie, 1792-1857 | Clarkson, Thomas, 1760-1846 | Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 | Fry, Elizabeth Gurney, 1780-1845 | Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884 | Stanton, Elizabeth Cady, 1815-1902 | Stanton, Henry B. (Henry Brewster), 1805-1887 | Pease, Elizabeth | Gurney, Samuel, 1786-1856 | Byron, Anne Isabella Milbanke Byron, Baroness, 1792-1860 | Rogers, Nathaniel Peabody, 1794-1846 | Opie, Amelia, 1769-1853 | Webb, Richard Davis, 1805-1872 | Martineau, Harriet, 1802-1876 | Temperance | Poor -- Great Britain | Sex discrimination against women
Geographical location Great Britain; Ireland
Language English
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Local Identifier A00179435
Contributing institution Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
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