BOARDMAN, Elijah, 1760-1823


Metropolitan Museum of Art

Guide to Research Collections

Connecticut Historical Society
Hartford, CT
Papers: Miscellaneous letters in various collections. Finding aid.


Litchfield Historical Society

Litchfield, CT
Papers: 1782-1853. 97 Items. The Elijah Boardman Papers consist of 97 volumes, primarily documenting his business dealings under various enterprises. Twenty six volumes document the business enterprise he ran with his brother, Daniel Boardman, in New Milford, CT. Two volumes were kept by his wife, Mary Anna Whiting Boardman. Finding aid online.
Related materials in the Boardman & Seymour records, 1794-1811; The Notes and Procedings of the Connecticut Land Company, 1795-1809; the Judson Canfield papers, 1760-1856; and the Samuel Flewwelling Papers.


New Haven Colony Historical Society
Whitney Library
New Haven, CT
Papers: Correspondence; speeches; and land, estate, and legal documents in Boardman family papers, 1803-1862. 875 items. Finding aid online


University of Michigan
William L. Clements Library
Ann Arbor, MI
Papers: 1785-1942. 2 linear feet. The Boardman papers are made up of correspondence and business documents of the Connecticut merchant and senator, Elijah Boardman. The collection also holds the research notes and draft of a biography of Boardman written by Walter G. Drogue, and an 1849 memoir of Boardman’s wife, Mary Anna Boardman. finding aid online.



Western Reserve Historical Society
Cleveland, OH
Papers: Correspondence in Ephraim Root papers, 1762-1825; Miscellaneous personal correspondence, 1801-1890; and Wadsworth family papers, 1792-1868. Finding aid.


Yale University Libraries
Manuscripts and Archives
New Haven, CT
Papers: In the Boardman family papers, 1770-1917. 29 feet. Finding aid.