DAWES, Henry Laurens, 1816-1903



Courtesy U.S. Senate Historical Office

Guide to Research Collections

Augustana College
Center for Western Studies
Sioux Falls, SD
Papers: Correspondence in William Hobart Hare papers, 1864-1909.


Boston Public Library
Boston, MA
Papers: 1 item.


Harvard University
Houghton Library
Cambridge, MA
Papers: Correspondence in William Warland Clapp papers, 1819-1891 (bulk 1840-1891). Details on access available at repository.


Library of Congress
Manuscript Division
Washington, DC
Papers: 1833-1933. 30 feet. Correspondence, letter-books (1848-1887), diaries, reports, family papers, citations, scrapbooks, memoranda, notebooks, congressional commissions, speeches (1840-1901), biographical material, clippings, photographs, and printed matter, together with an incomplete biography by his daughter. Documents his service as U.S. representative and senator, as chairman of the Commission to Administer the Tribal Affairs of the Five Civilized Tribes, his connection with Oakes Ames and the Credit Mobilier, the Chorpenning claim case, the U.S. Weather Bureau, tariff issues, and Gallaudet College. Finding aid.

Additional Papers: Correspondence in Hubbard family papers, 1639-1925. Finding aid.


Massachusetts Historical Society
Boston, MA
Papers: Ca. 60 items (ca. 1855-1899) in various collections and photographs. Finding aid.


Massachusetts State Archives
Boston, MA
Papers: 29 letters to governors of Massachusetts.


New-York Historical Society
New York, NY
Papers: 1881; 1882; May 4, 1889; July 29, 1893. 4 letters.


Oklahoma Historical Society
Oklahoma City, OK
Papers: 343 volumes and 21 drawers. Relate to the Dawes Commission enrollment and the Five Civilized Tribes.


Phillips Academy
Oliver Wendell Holmes Library
Andover, MA
Papers: In Dawes family papers, 1858-1935. 1,073 items. Includes letters received relating to personal and public affairs, congressional events, and legislation.


University of Oklahoma
Carl Albert Center Congressional Archives
Norman, OK
Papers: In Cherokee Nation papers, 1801-1982.


Yale University Libraries
Manuscripts and Archives
New Haven, CT
Papers: Correspondence in William Dwight Whitney family papers, 1778-1951; Carrington family papers, 1749-1929; and Samuel Bowles papers, 1853-1890.

Research Libraries Information Network In addition to the institutions listed above, items are also cataloged in collections at: University of Toledo Library, Toledo, OH.