DODGE, Grenville Mellen, 1831-1916


Guide to Research Collections

State Historical Society of Iowa
Des Moines, IA
Papers: ca. 1850-1916, 119 linear feet.
The Grenville Dodge Papers include correspondence; diaries; addresses; military orders, reports and commissions; documentation related to the secret service in the Civil War; military and railroad maps and blueprints; financial and legal records; 23 volumes of compiled biographical material; scrapbooks; photographs (including William Henry Jackson prints related to the survey and construction of the Union Pacific railway); and ephemera.


Colorado Historical Society Library
Denver, CO
Papers: In the Edward Lewis Berthoud Collection, 1851-1907, 2.5 linear feet.
Other authors include Grenville Mellen Dodge. A finding aid is available in the repository.

Papers: In the Panhandle Construction Company Collection, 1886- 1887, 0.5 linear foot.
Other authors include Grenville Mellen Dodge.

Papers: In the Texas and Colorado Railway Improvement Company Collection, 1881-1887, 1 linear foot.
Other authors include Grenville Mellen Dodge.


Dartmouth College Library
Rauner Special Collections Library
Hanover, NH
Papers: In the Phineas Sanborn Conner Scrapbook, ca. 1861-1899, 30 leaves.
Persons represented include Grenville Dodge.


Denver Public Library
Western History Department
Denver, CO
Papers: 1850-1903. 618 items.
Personal and business correspondence and papers and battle reports. Index in library.


Free Public Library
Council Bluffs, IA
Papers: 1855-1916. ca. 70 items and 32 volumes.
Chiefly transcripts of originals in the State Historical Society of Iowa. Most relate to the construction of the Union Pacific Railroad and the history of Council Bluffs.


Historic General Dodge House
Council Bluffs, IA
Papers: 1869-1916. 51 items.
Includes business and personal correspondence, photographs, portraits, memorabilia, and a diary (1914). Restricted.

Oral History: Mrs. Prasse, a servant/employee.
Restricted.


Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
Papers: Correspondence in Uriah Hunt Painter papers, 1855-1936. 10,000 items and 75 volumes.


Huntington Library
Manuscripts Department
San Marino, CA
Papers: In the Railroadiana (Western U.S.A.) Collection - Part 2, 1869-1901, 85 pieces.
Correspondents include Grenville Mellen Dodge. An unpublished finding aid is available in the repository.


Library of Congress
Manuscript Division
Washington, DC
Papers: In the James Sullivan Clarkson Papers, 1851-1917, approximately 1,200 items.
Correspondents include Grenville Mellen Dodge. A finding aid is available in the library.

Papers: In the Columbus Delano Family Papers, 1845-1889, 1.2 linear feet.
Correspondents include Grenville Mellen Dodge. A finding aid is available in the library.

Papers: In the George Dewey Papers, 1805-1949, 46 linear feet.
Correspondents include Grenville Mellen Dodge. A finding aid is available in the library.

Papers: In the Daniel O. Drennan Papers, 1861-1904, approximately 4,750 items.
Among the memoirs are those of General Grenville M. Dodge, concerning Sheridan.

Papers: In the Ulysses S. Grant Papers, ca. 1843-1969, 100 linear feet.
Correspondents include Grenville Mellen Dodge. A finding aid is available in the library.

Papers: In the John Alexander Logan Family Papers, ca. 1836-1925, 61.6 linear feet.
Correspondents include Grenville Mellen Dodge. A finding aid is available in the library.

Papers: In the Elihu Root Papers, ca. 1863-1937, 87 linear feet.
Correspondents include Grenville Mellen Dodge. A finding aid is available in the library.


Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
Springfield, IL
Papers: In the Frank Irving Herriott Papers, 1860-1913, 71 items.
Correspondents include Grenville Dodge.

Papers: In the Richard J. Oglesby Papers, 1846-1924, 15.76 linear feet.
Other authors include Grenville Dodge. An inventory is available in the repository.


The Morgan Library
Department of Literary and Historical Manuscripts
New York, NY
Papers: 1871, 1 item.
A letter from Grenville Mellen Dodge to William W. Belknap written on April 9, 1871. In the letter, Dodge writes concerning the President’s trip West.

Papers: 1871, 1 item.
A letter from Grenville Mellen Dodge to William W. Belknap written on August 8, 1871. In the letter, Dodge writes concerning their friend ”Scott” and the “Cincinnati Bridge.”


Norwich University Library
Northfield, VT
Papers: 1870-1916. 2 feet.
Personal letters, correspondence concerning Norwich University, genealogical memoir (ca. 1902), pamphlets, and articles. Copies of originals in other repositories. Finding aid in repository.


Texas Tech University
Southwest Collection
Lubbock, TX
Papers: In the Morgan Jones Papers, 1877-1944, approximately 8,659 leaves.
Other authors include Grenville Dodge. A finding aid is available in the repository.


University of Iowa Libraries
Special Collections Department
Iowa City, IA
Papers: 1863-1915, 21 items.
The papers of Grenville Mellen Dodge contain military requests and orders; concerning photographs, greetings and invitations.


University of Michigan
William L. Clements Library
Ann Arbor, MI
Papers: Correspondence in Russell Alexander Alger papers, 1862-1907. 3 feet (ca. 4,600 items).
Described in published guide.