Robert Owen correspondence, 1821-1858


Date: 1821-1858 | Size: 1 microfilm_reel(s)


This correspondence consists mainly of letters to Owen concerning New Harmony, Texas and the Texas annexation question, the Oregon boundary dispute, and spiritualism. Also includes papers concerning Robert Dale Owen.

Background note

Robert Owen was a socialist and philanthropist.

Collection Information

Physical description

1 microfilm reel.


Restrictions on Use:

Those wishing to reproduce, quote from, or publish material from this film should write to the Librarian, The Co-Operative Union Ltd., Holyoake House, Hanover Street, Manchester, England.


Received from the Library of the Co-Operative Union Ltd. and accessioned, 1967 (1967 1707mf).

Location of originals:

Originals in Library of the Co-Operative Union Ltd., Manchester, England.

Early American History Note

This is a microfilm of an early American collection that may be of interest to researchers at the APS and may complement an original manuscript collection at the APS.

General note

A collection description and index to the correspondence precedes the manuscripts on this reel.

Indexing Terms


  • Microfilm Collection

Geographic Name(s)

  • New Harmony (Ind.)
  • Texas -- Annexation to the United States.

Personal Name(s)

  • Owen, Robert Dale, 1801-1877
  • Owen, Robert, 1771-1858


  • Boundary disputes -- Oregon.
  • Spiritualism.