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The Pillsbury Papers Collection contains material relating to Parker P. Pillsbury, Helen ‘Nellie’ Pillsbury, Sarah Pillsbury, and others connected to the Pillsbury family during the years 1828 through the 1900s.

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2020

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The Pillsbury Papers Collection contains material relating to Parker P. Pillsbury, Helen ‘Nellie’ Pillsbury, Sarah Pillsbury, and others connected to the Pillsbury family during the years 1828 through the 1900s. Parker Pillsbury (1809-1892) was an American social reformer, minister, lecturer, newspaper editor, and advocate for abolition and women’s rights. During his various travels, he wrote letters to his wife, Sarah Pillsbury and their daughter, Nellie. The content of the collection ranges from correspondence; miscellaneous items, such as legal documents, photographs, newspaper articles, album of newspaper clippings containing obituaries, envelopes, souvenirs, Farmer’s Almanac, and speeches; books and compositions.

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