Title: Papers, 1840-1930; (bulk ca. 1860-ca. 1890). Description: 1 linear ft.
Notes: Businessman and abolitionist active in Newport, RI, New York, NY, and Washington, DC. Personal papers, correspondence, and memorabilia relating to Downing and his family; together with texts of speeches, programs, and invitations documenting the activities of prominent abolitionists including Frederick Douglass, Wendell Phillips, Gerrit Smith, and Charles Sumner.
Subjects: Afro-American abolitionists. lcsh Afro-Americans -- Civil rights. Douglass, Frederick, 1817?-1895. Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884. Smith, Gerrit, 1797-1874. Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center (Washington, DC). NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.136 Control No.: DCLV96-A408
Staff, MSRC, "DOWNING, George T." (2015). Manuscript Division Finding Aids. 62.