Owen Lovejoy papers  1828-1943 (bulk 1830-1930)
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Correspondents of Owen Lovejoy

  • Beecher, Edward
  • Benedict, S.W.
  • Dana, Charles Anderson
  • Denham, Lucy Storrs
  • Denham, Elizabeth S.
  • Denham, Mary B.
  • Greenleaf, E. A.
  • Johnson, Eliza
  • Lovejoy, Charles P.
  • Lovejoy, Daniel
  • Lovejoy, Elijah Parish, II
  • Lovejoy, Elizabeth Pattee
  • Lovejoy, Eunice S. D.
  • Lovejoy, John W. E.
  • Lovejoy, Joseph C.
  • Lovejoy, Mary
  • Lovejoy, Owen Glendower
  • Lovejoy, Sarah Moody
  • Lovejoy, Sybil P.
  • Randolph, Eliza S.
  • Seriter, Elizabeth Lovejoy
  • Smith, Abraham
  • Smith, Gerrit
  • Turner, Asa, Jr.
  • Ward, G. L.
  • Washburn, Judith
  • Yates, Richard
  • Harriet

Correspondents of Elijah Parish Lovejoy, II:

  • Adams, Frank L.
  • Barnes, Gilbert H.
  • Cropley, Sarah E.
  • DuVall, Grace B.
  • James, Edmund J.
  • Kenny, W. W.
  • Lovejoy, C. E.
  • Lovejoy, Frederick B.
  • Norton, W. T.
  • Reeve, Darlene
  • Steele, Richard
  • Weber, Jessie Palmer
  • Winkler, E. F.
Related Materials

Owen Lovejoy collection, Bureau County Historical Society, Princeton, Illinois.

Held by the Clements Library:

Lovejoy, Joseph C. and Owen. Memoir of the Rev. Elijah P. Lovejoy; who was murdered in defence of the liberty of the press, at Alton, Illinois, Nov. 7, 1837. New York: John S. Taylor, 1838.

Lovejoy, Owen. The Barbarism of Slavery. Speech of Hon. Owen Lovejoy, of Illinois, delivered in the U.S. House of representatives, April 5, 1860. Washington: Buell & Blanchard, 1860.

Lovejoy, Owen. Confiscation of rebel property. Remarks of Hon. Owen Lovejoy, of Illinois, in reply to Messrs. Crittenden and Wickliffe, of Ky., delivered in the House of representatives, April 24, 1862. Washington, D.C.: Scammell, 1862.


Lovejoy, Clarence E. The Lovejoy Genealogy with Biographies and History, 1460-1930. New York: The author, 1930.

Lovejoy, Owen. His Brother's Blood: Speeches and Writings, 1838-64. William F. Moore and Jane Ann Moore, eds. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2004.

Magdol, Edward. Owen Lovejoy, Abolitionist in Congress. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 1967.