Welcome to the digital collections of the Humanist Library and Archives at Conway Hall. Our physical collections, which include artworks, objects, books, serials and pamphlets, and archive material, cover a wide range of subjects including religion and irreligion, freethought, philosophy, social change and many others.
Our digital collections include Architecture and Place, which explores the history of the buildings that Conway Hall Ethical Society has called home, and Victorian Blogging, our digitised collection of nineteenth-century pamphlets discussing social and political ideas from suffrage to secularism, women's rights to freedom of the press.
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A vindication of Thomas Paine, by Robert G. Ingersoll, and : Thomas Paine, a criticism by Moncure D. Conway
Place of publication: Chicago; Toronto
Collation: 55 p. ; 23 cm.
Notes: Ingersoll's "Vindication" is a reply to the New York observer, refuting…
A collection of digitised nineteenth-century pamphlets from Conway Hall Library & Archives. This includes the Conway Tracts, Moncure Conway's…
Our collection of over 1300 Victorian pamphlets illustrates how the medium was used by campaigners and agitators of the nineteenth...