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Benjamin Franklin Wade papers

Identifier: LG-21
Scope and Content The papers of Benjamin Franklin Wade span the years 1832-1886, but the bulk falls within the period of his service as a U.S. Senator, 1852-1869. The collection consists of microfilm almost entirely of correspondence, letters received, and Wade’s letters to his wife, Caroline. One box of miscellany includes routine requests for government documents, printed speeches, letters of James F. Wade (son of Benjamin F.) to his parents, maps, business papers, and printed matter....
Dates: 1832 - 1886; Majority of material found within 1852 - 1869

Henry Waldron papers

Identifier: 00005
Scope and Contents The Henry Waldron papers include correspondence, financial statements and speeches covering the years 1832-1881.There is much material of general historical interest scattered throughout the collection. Most of it relates to Hillsdale County, Michigan. There are several items of particular historical interest. There are two letters dated May 1838 from Henry W. Johnson and Stephen Brophy, Patriot invaders, then in Toronto Prison. There is a letter dated October 24, 1871 from the...
Dates: 1832 - 1881

Henry Wilson Papers

Identifier: LG-33
Scope and Contents The Henry Wilson papers consist of microfilm containing correspondence and other papers relating to Massachusetts and national politics, education, abolition, the Civil War, Reconstruction, and the Grant administration. Correspondents include William W. Belknap, James A. Briggs, Schuyler Colfax, Joseph Cooper, William Lloyd Garrison, U.S. Grant, Adam Gurowski, Arthur Livermore, George G. Meade, Theodore Parker, Parker Pillsbury, William H. Seward, Gerrit Smith, Edwin M. Stanton, Alexander...
Dates: 1851 - 1875

Israel Washburn papers

Identifier: LG-32
Scope and Contents This collection consists of microfilm of Israel Washburn's correspondence concerning politics in Maine during the early years of the Civil War, and such national events as the Kansas-Nebraska Act, the presidential elections of 1856 and 1860, the formation of the Republican Party, and the Civil War.(Michigan State University., Honhart, F. L., Jude, S. P., Howard, S. R., & Zito, A. (1976). A guide to the Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections. East...
Dates: 1838 - 1909

James Rood Doolittle papers

Identifier: LG-18
Scope and Content The papers of James R. Doolittle consist of microfilm of letters received and a few letters sent, typed transcripts of letters sent and received, copies of speeches, and newspaper clippings. The transcripts, in part, are annotated by Duane Mowry, the donor.The collection relates primarily to Doolittle’s interests while he served in the U.S. Senate, and, later, as a lawyer in private practice. Only a few letters concern personal matters. There is no documentation for his career...
Dates: 1858 - 1927

Joshua Reed Giddings papers

Identifier: LG-29
Scope and Contents This collection consists of microfilm containing the correspondence of Joshua Reed Giddings and his son-in-law and biographer, George Washington Julian. Correspondence is primarily family related but includes some political matters. Correspondents include Edward S. Bragg, F. F. Browne, J. D. Cox, John G. Fee, William Lloyd Garrison, Henry George, E. S. Grimes, A. S. Hewitt, Preston King, A. A. Livermore, S. H. Morse, Wendell Phillips, Parker Pillsbury, Sara T.D. Robinson, James F. Rhodes,...
Dates: 1839 - 1899

Kathleen F. Lawler papers

Identifier: 00134
Scope and Contents

The collection contains materials from the 1907 land fraud case, the Republican Speaker's Bureau and the Newberry-Ford dispute. This includes correspondence, diaries, manuscripts, newspapers, a scrapbook and photographs.

Dates: 1888 - 1938; Majority of material found within 1895 - 1938

Lyman Trumbull papers

Identifier: LG-19
Scope and Content The papers of Lyman Trumbull consist of microfilm containing letters received, with a few drafts or copies of replies. Organized chronologically, the collection is dated 1843-1894, but only two documents fall outside the period of his service in the U.S. Senate. The years 1868-1871 are scantily represented.A few documents are related to Trumbull’s law practice and business ventures, but the papers are essentially political in nature. There is much material concerning the...
Dates: 1843 - 1894

Schuyler Colfax papers

Identifier: LG-20
Scope and Content The Schuyler Colfax papers consist of microfilm containing correspondence and drafts of speeches, especially relating to Indiana and national politics; the operation of Colfax's newspaper, the St. Joseph Valley Register; his lecture tours; and Whig and Republican party politics. The bulk of correspondence is with Alfred Wheeler, business manager and editor of Colfax's newspaper. Other correspondents include Henry Bowen Anthony and Jay Cooke.The...
Dates: 1837 - 1882

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Colfax, Schuyler, 1823-1885 3
Seward, William H. (William Henry), 1801-1872 3
Chandler, Zachariah, 1813-1879 2
Chase, Salmon P. (Salmon Portland), 1808-1873 2
Cox, Jacob D. (Jacob Dolson), 1828-1900 2
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Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 2
Livermore, Arthur, 1766-1853 2
Pillsbury, Parker, 1809-1898 2
Smith, Gerrit, 1797-1874 2
Stanton, Edwin M. (Edwin McMasters), 1814-1869 2
Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874 2
United States. Kansas-Nebraska Act 2
Whig Party (U.S.) 2
Yates, Richard, 1815-1873 2
Anthony, Henry B. (Henry Bowen), 1815-1884 1
Baldwin, Henry P. (Henry Porter), 1814-1892 1
Bingham, Kinsley S. (Kinsley Scott), 1808-1861 1
Bissell, William H. (William Henry), 1811-1860 1
Blair, Francis Preston, 1791-1876 1
Blair, Montgomery, 1813-1883 1
Bragg, Edward S. (Edward Stuyvesant), 1827-1912 1
Briggs, James A., -1889 1
Browne, Francis F. (Francis Fisher), 1843-1913 1
Browning, Orville Hickman, 1806-1881 1
Burrows, Julius C. (Julius Caesar), 1837-1915 1
Campbell, Lewis D. (Lewis Davis), 1811-1882 1
Caton, John Dean, 1812-1895 1
Christiancy, Isaac Peckham, 1812-1890 1
Clay, Cassius Marcellus, 1810-1903 1
Cooke, Jay, 1821-1905 1
Cullom, Shelby M. (Shelby Moore), 1829-1914 1
Davis, David, 1815-1886 1
Davis, Henry Winter, 1817-1865 1
Dawes, Henry L. (Henry Laurens), 1816-1903 1
Delahay, Mark W. (Mark William), 1818?-1879 1
Dennison, William, 1815-1882 1
Doolittle, James R. (James Rood), 1815-1897 1
Dubois, Jesse Kilgore, 1811-1876 1
Fee, John Gregg, 1816-1901 1
Fell, Jesse W., 1808-1887 1
Field, David Dudley, 1805-1894 1
Floyd, John B. (John Buchanan), 1806-1863 1
Ford, H. J. (Henry Justice), 1860-1941 1
Forney, John W. (John Wien), 1817-1881 1
Free Soil Party (U.S.) 1
Garfield, James A. (James Abram), 1831-1881 1
Geiger, Joseph H. 1
George, Henry, 1839-1897 1
Giddings, Joshua R. (Joshua Reed), 1795-1864 1
Goodell, William, 1792-1878 1
Goodlow, William A. 1
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885 1
Grimes, James W. (James Wilson), 1816-1872 1
Gurowski, Adam, 1805-1866 1
Hamlin, Hannibal, 1809-1891 1
Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel), 1865-1923 1
Harlan, James, 1820-1899 1
Hatch, O. M. (Ozias Mather), 1814-1893 1
Herndon, William Henry, 1818-1891 1
Hewitt, Abram S. (Abram Stevens), 1822-1903 1
Hurlbut, Stephen Augustus, 1815-1882 1
Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875 1
Johnson, Henry W., (Abolitionist) 1
Judd, Norman B. (Norman Buel), 1815-1878 1
Julian, George Washington, 1817-1899 1
King, Preston, 1806-1865 1
Kuhn, Madison, 1910-1985 1
Körner, Gustav Philipp, 1809-1896 1
Lawler, Kathleen F. (Kathleen Frances), 1870-1938 1
Lee, Samuel Phillips, 1812-1897 1
Liberal Republican Party 1
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 1
Marcy, William L. (William Learned), 1786-1857 1
McClernand, John A. (John Alexander), 1812-1900 1
McHarg, Ormsby, 1871- 1
Meade, George Gordon, 1815-1872 1
Medill, Joseph, 1823-1899 1
Michigan Southern Railroad 1
Morse, Sidney H. 1
Newberry, Truman Handy, 1864-1945 1
Oglesby, Richard J. (Richard James), 1824-1899 1
Paine, R. F. (Robert F.) 1
Palmer, John M. (John McAuley), 1817-1900 1
Parker, Theodore, 1810-1860 1
Payne, Henry B., 1810-1896 1
Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884 1
Piatt, Donn, 1819-1891 1
Ray, Charles Henry 1
Reed, Amos, -approximately 1889 1
Republican National Convention 1
Rhodes, James Ford, 1848-1927 1
Robinson, Sara T. L. (Sara Tappan Lawrence), 1827-1911 1
Rosecrans, William S. (William Starke), 1819-1898 1
Sherman, John, 1823-1900 1
Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891 1
Smith, Green Clay, 1826-1895 1
Smith, Theodore Clarke, 1870-1960 1
Stephens, Alexander H. (Alexander Hamilton), 1812-1883 1
Sutro, Adolph, 1830-1898 1
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