Guide to Research CollectionsDartmouth College
Papers: August 20, 1863; February 14, 1864; September 16, 1866; January 22, 1875; June 11, 1875. 5 letters. To Evarts. Also a signed commission in the John Philbrick papers, 1824-1886.
Papers: Correspondence in George William Curtis papers, 1842-1892. Finding aid.
Law School Library
Papers: 1849-1887. 3 linear feet. Correspondence, notes, arguments, briefs, newspaper clippings, and other legal and legislative papers relating to cases in which Evarts was involved. Topics include legal action involving ferries and street railways in New York City, U.S. Navy Yard on the East River, land claims, railroads, Missouri test oaths (1866-1869), and post-Civil War problems in the South.
Rutherford B. Hayes Library
Papers: 1833-1895. 60 items.
Indiana Historical Society
Papers: Correspondence in Lew Wallace papers, 1799-1923 (bulk 1846-1906).
Papers: 1 pardon endorsement (August 19, 1867) in Bookfellow Foundation autograph collection, 1793-1945; correspondence in George Bancroft papers, 1819-1889; and 1 letter (June 17, 1876) in Seymour autograph collection, 1750-1945.
Library of Congress
Papers: 1834-1908. 14.6 linear feet; ca. 12,250 items. Includes personal and official correspondence, and business and legal papers. The correspondence chiefly relates to service as secretary of state and as senator and includes information on foreign relations, force bill, patronage, currency, pensions, tariff, suffrage, and education issues. Finding aid.
Additional Papers: Correspondence in William Whitwell Greenough papers, 1823-1890. Finding aid. New Jersey Historical Society Newark, NJ
Papers: Correspondence in Joseph P. Bradley papers, 1836-1971.
New York State Library
Manuscripts and Special Collections
Papers: 1888. 1 letter.
Pierpont Morgan Library
New York, NY
Papers: 1860-1877. 7 items.
Archives of American Art
Papers: Correspondence in American Committee on the Statue of Liberty papers, 1875-1901.
George Arents Research Library
Papers: 1842-1893. 29 letters.
University of California, Berkeley
Papers: Correspondence in Benjamin Sheman Brooks papers, 1850-1881.
University of Michigan
Bentley Historical Library
Ann Arbor, MI
Papers: Correspondence in Ferry family papers, 1822-1905.
University of Rochester
Rush Rhees Library
Papers: 175 letters (1855-1881) in various collections. Finding aid.
University of Virginia
Papers: In Richard Henry Dana, Sr. and Richard Henry Dana, Jr. papers, 1839-1881. Finding aid.
Virginia Historical Society
Papers: Miscellaneous items. Finding aid.
Yale University Libraries
Manuscripts and Archives
New Haven, CT
Papers: In Evarts family papers, 1753-1960 (bulk 1798-1901). Ca. 20 feet. The William Maxwell Evarts material relates to New York politics and law, work as a diplomat, as secretary of state, and as U.S. senator. Includes material relating to the trial of Jefferson Davis. Finding aid.
Additional Papers: In Colton family papers, 1749-1879 (bulk 1826-1879); Alexander Stewart Webb papers, 1818-1930; Edwards Pierrepont papers, 1813-1902; Samuel Wells Williams family papers, 1824-1936; Gardiner-Tyler family papers, 1843-1898; Carrington family papers, 1749-1929; Samuel Bowles papers, 1853-1890; and Woolsey family papers, 1750-1950 (bulk 1811-1921).