BLAINE, James Gillespie, 1830-1893

Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
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Guide to Research Collections

American Antiquarian Society
Worcester, MA
Papers: Correspondence in Bolton-Stanwood family papers, ca. 1843-1944. Finding aid.

Boston Public Library
Boston, MA
Papers: 1 document.

Brown University
Providence, RI
Papers: Correspondence in the John Milton Hay papers, 1854-1914.

Filson Club Historical Society
Louisville, KY
Papers: 1849-1886. 3 letters. Also references in various collections.

Harvard University
Houghton Library
Cambridge, MA
Papers: Correspondence in the William Warland Clapp papers, 1819-1891 (bulk 1840-1891).

Indiana Historical Society
Indianapolis, IN
Papers: Correspondence in the Albert Gallatin Porter papers, 1759-1942; William Robeson Holloway papers, 1824-1899; and Lew Wallace papers, 1799-1923 (bulk 1846-1906). Finding aid.

Knox College
Seymour Library
Galesburg, IL
Papers: 1 letter (January 9, 1891) in Post family papers, 1857-1895.

Library of Congress
Manuscript Division
Washington, DC
Papers: Correspondence in James G. Blaine family papers, 1777-1945, 49 containers, available on 21 microfilm reels. Includes drafts of letters and speeches, State department dispatches, draft of Blaine’s book Twenty Years in Congress, and a scrapbook of clippings relating to the 1884 election.

Additional Papers: Correspondence in Jedediah Hotchkiss papers, 1835-1908; Whitlaw Reid family papers, 1795-1970; Joseph Rosewell Hawley papers, 1638-1906; Nathaniel Prentice Banks papers, 1829-1911; Frederick Douglass papers, 1841-1964, available on 34 microfilm reels; Jesse W. Fell papers, 1806-1957; Crosby Noyes Boyd autograph collection, 1791-1901; and Sayles Jenks Bowen papers, 1839-1882. Finding aid.

Maine Historical Society
Portland, ME
Papers: Miscellaneous personal and political letters.

Maine State Archives
Augusta, ME
Papers: Ca. 200 letters (1861-1865) in Records of Adjutant General of Maine, Civil War correspondence. Concern Civil War and Washington political scene.

Massachusetts Historical Society
Boston, MA
Papers: Ca. 50 items (1863-1892) in various collections including correspondence in Henry Cabot Lodge papers, 1745-1966; and George Fred Williams papers, 1877-1898.

New Jersey Historical Society
Newark, NJ
Papers: Autograph letters in the Halsey family papers, 1859-1934.

New York Public Library
New York, NY
Papers: Correspondence in Cyrus West Field papers, 1845-1900; and Levi Parsons Morton papers, 1868-1920. Finding aid.

Pierpont Morgan Library
New York, NY
Papers: 1856-1884. 3 items.

State Historical Society of Iowa
Des Moines, IA
Papers: 1 folder of correspondence, Iowa Senate resolution (1890) expressing sympathy to Blaine and B. F. Tracy, and 1 page manuscript, “Twenty Years in Congress.”

State Historical Society of Wisconsin
Madison, WI
Papers: Correspondence in the William Pitt Fessenden papers, 1820-1869, on 4 microfilm reels. Originals owned by Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME. Permission to use microfilm must be obtained from Bowdoin College Library.

Syracuse University
George Arents Research Library
Syracuse, NY
Papers: Correspondence in the William J. Arkell collection, 1881-1894; Joseph Warren Keifer papers, 1858-1929 (bulk 1881-1883); and Collis Potter Huntington papers, 1797-1904.

University of Michigan
Bentley Historical Library
Ann Arbor, MI
Papers: In Frank Willis Wheeler papers, 1888-1917; Caleb Dwinell Randall papers, 1855-1902; Isaac Marston papers, 1869-1887; and James Burrill Angell papers, 1845-1916.

University of Virginia
Alderman Library
Charlottesville, VA
Papers: Correspondence in various collections. Finding aid.

Washburn Norlands Library
Livermore Falls, ME
Papers: Ca. 40 letters in the Israel Washburn papers, 1841-1883. Concern events on Capitol Hill during the Civil War. Finding aid.

Yale University Libraries
Manuscripts and Archives
New Haven, CT
Papers: In the James Watson Webb papers, 1819-1967 (bulk 1819 1890); Evarts family papers, 1753-1960 (bulk 1798-1901); Thomas Collier Platt papers, 1851-1915; Frost family papers, 1710-1923; Mary Ann Phelps Montgomery collection, 1746-1939; William Smith Mason collection, 1800-1929; Samuel Bowles papers, 1853-1890; and S. Griswold Flagg collection, 1825-1938.

Research Libraries Information Network In addition to the institutions listed above, items are also cataloged in collections at: Buffalo and Erie County Public Library, Buffalo, NY; Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford, CT; Harvard University, Baker Library, Cambridge, MA; Jefferson County Historical Society, Watertown, NY; Johnstown Historical Society, Johnstown, NY; Milwaukee Public Library, Milwaukee, WI; and University of Iowa Libraries, Iowa City, IA.