BROMWELL, Henry Pelham Holmes, 1823-1903


Guide to Research Collections

Library of Congress
Manuscript Division
Washington, DC
Papers: ca. 1794-1929, 2 linear feet.
Bound volumes of correspondence and autographs, an index to the volumes, financial papers, and other papers relating chiefly to Henry Pelham Holmes Bromwell’s years as U.S. Representative from Illinois. Includes material concerning Henry Pelham Holmes Bromwell’s father, Henry Broughton Bromwell, and his daughter, Henrietta E. Bromwell. A finding aid is available in the library.


Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
Springfield, IL
Papers: 1856, 1 item.
A letter from William B. Archer to Henry Pelham Holmes Bromwell written on June 21, 1856. In the letter, William Archer discusses the first Republican Party convention in Philadelphia, 1856 and mentions he nominated Abraham Lincoln for vice president. He also describes a Whig Party meeting in Washington, D.C.


Colorado Historical Society
Denver, CO
Papers: 1852-1917, 1.29 linear feet.
The papers of Henry Pelham Jones Bromwell contain an abstract of title, minutes, clippings, speeches, the manuscript of his “Song of the Wahbeek,” and minutes of the Henry P.H. Bromwell Masonic Publishing Company. A finding aid is available in the repository.


Denver Public Library
Denver, CO
Papers: In the Colorado Constitutional Convention Records, 1876, 0.25 foot.
The collection includes Judge Bromwell’s minority report on suffrage (Feb. 8, 1876).