AMES, Oakes, 1804-1873


Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

Guide to Research Collections

Columbia University
Rare Book and Manuscript Library
New York, NY
Papers: In the Allan Nevins Papers, 1912-1992, 96.5 linear feet.
Correspondents include Oakes Ames. A finding aid is available in the repository and online.


Harvard University
Historical Collections, Business Manuscript Collection, Baker Library
Boston, MA
Papers: In the Ames Family and the Union Pacific Railroad Papers, 1861-1969, 3 linear feet.
Correspondents include Oakes Ames.


The Morgan Library
Department of Literary and Historical Manuscripts
New York, NY
Papers: 1864, 1 item.
A letter from Oakes Ames to Daniel W. Wetmore written on January 21, 1864.


Stonehill College
Arnold B. Tofias Industrial Archives
North Easton, MA
Papers: In the Ames Shovel Company Records, 1830s-1950s, 1500 linear feet.
Persons represented include Oakes Ames. A finding aid is available in the repository.


University of Iowa Libraries
Special Collections Department
Iowa City, IA
Papers: 1870, 1 item.
A letter from Oakes Ames to Oliver Ames written on June 11, 1870. In the letter, Oakes Ames asks for Oliver Ames’s preference regarding a bridge bill before the Congress; concerning a legal suit involving the Union Pacific RR; mentioning problems with Gen. Hammond.


University of Michigan
Bentley Historical Library
Ann Arbor, MI
Papers: In the James M. Edmunds Correspondence, 1861-1866, 0.2 linear foot.
Correspondents include Oakes Ames.