Manuscript Collection

The Attitude of the Antebellum South on Slavery Speech - Accession 1037 - M464 (515)

Title

The Attitude of the Antebellum South on Slavery Speech - Accession 1037 - M464 (515)

Authors

Slavery

Files

Identifier

Accession 1037 - M464 (515)

Inclusive Dates

May 10, 1913

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

8 pieces

Language

English;

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a draft of a speech delivered in Rock Hill, South Carolina on May 10, 1913 titled, “The Attitude of the Antebellum South on Slavery.” The speech contains information on the history of slavery, how the institution was perceived by Southern society before and after being forced to hardline their position following Northern pressure to end the practice, and how the South’s position was justified leading up to the American Civil War.

Provenance

The Attitude of the Antebellum South on Slavery was given to the Archives by Beatty Jennings White, Sr. on April 16, 2001.

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

The Attitude of the Antebellum South on Slavery Speech - Accession 1037 - M464 (515)

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