DENBY, Edwin, 1870-1929


Guide to Research Collections

Detroit Public Library
Burton Historical Collection
Detroit, MI
Papers: 1907-1925, 6 linear feet.
The papers of Edwin Denby include correspondence with Mr. and Mrs. Warren G. Harding, Calvin Coolidge, and members of the cabinet. Also included is a scrapbook of photos of U.S. fleet on maneuvers, drafts of speeches, and several letters from Theodore Roosevelt as acting secretary of the navy.


Library of Congress
Manuscript Division
Washington, DC
Papers: In the Charles Stanhope Cotton Papers, ca. 1860-1921, 600 items.
Correspondents include Edwin Denby. A finding aid is available in the library.

Papers: In the Denby Family Papers, 1850-1911, 3.2 linear feet.
Persons represented include Edwin Denby. A finding aid is available in the library.

Papers: In the Samuel Reber Papers, 1854-1924, 11 items.
Correspondents include Edwin Denby.

Papers: In the Theodore Roosevelt Papers, ca. 1780-1962, 33 linear feet.
Correspondents include Edwin Denby. A finding aid is available in the library.


Naval War College
Library
Newport, RI
Papers: 1923, 1 page.
A letter from Edwin Denby to a woman seeking employment with the Navy Department, written on November 22, 1923. In the letter, Edwin Denby informs her that there are no vacancies and reductions may be in order.


University of Michigan
Michigan Historical Collections, Bentley Historical Library
Ann Arbor, MI
Papers: 1845-1846 and 1880-1929, 2.4 linear feet.
The papers of Edwin Denby include correspondence, 1880-1927, concerning personal matters, business affairs, and political activities; letters to Mrs. Denby regarding Edwin Denby’s death. Also included are articles, speeches, notes and memoranda on various topics including the Panama Canal, Boxer Indemnity, United States Navy, and oil leases. Also included are photocopies of letters exchanged between Nathaniel Denby and George Bancroft, 1845-1846, as well as photographs. A finding aid is available in the library.

Papers: In the Marion LeRoy Burton Papers, 1895-1925, 22.3 linear feet and 1 oversize folder.
Correspondents include Edwin Denby. A finding aid is available in the library and online.

Papers: In the John J. Carton Papers, 1883-1921, 17 linear feet and 3 volumes.
Correspondents include Edwin Denby. A finding aid is available in the library.

Papers: In the Marshall L. Cook Papers, 1880-1945, 6 linear feet.
Correspondents include Edwin Denby. A finding aid is available in the library.

Papers: In the Mortimer E. Cooley Papers, 1873-1944, 69 linear feet and 7 oversize volumes.
Correspondents include Edwin Denby. A finding aid is available in the library.

Papers: In the Detroit Board of Commerce Papers, 1916-1943, approximately 85 items.
Correspondents include Edwin Denby.

Papers: In the Jay G. Hayden Scrapbooks, 1916-1965, 8 linear feet (46 volumes).
Subjects include Edwin Denby. A finding aid is available in the library.

Papers: In the Francis Willey Kelsey Papers, 1894-1928, 2 linear feet and 28 volumes.
Correspondents include Edwin Denby. A finding aid is available in the library.

Papers: In the Charles Moore Papers, 1889-1940, 1 linear foot and 2 oversize volumes.
Other authors include Edwin Denby. A finding aid is available in the library.

Papers: In the James Orin Murfin Papers, 1896-1940, 8 linear feet.
Other authors include Edwin Denby. A finding aid is available in the library.

Papers: In the Chase Salmon Osborn Papers, 1889-1949, 168 linear feet and 3 volumes.
Other authors include Edwin Denby. A finding aid is available in the library and online.

Papers: In the Thomas Clarkson Trueblood Papers, 1886-1946, 65 items.
Other authors include Edwin Denby.

Microfilm: In the Arthur Hendrick Vandenberg Papers, 1891-1974, 11 microfilm reels.
Other authors include Edwin Denby. A finding aid is available in the library and online.

Papers: Arthur Hendrick Vandenberg Papers, 1884-1974, 8 linear feet and 25 volumes.
Other authors include Edwin Denby. A finding aid is available in the library.