Guide to Research CollectionsFilson Club Historical Society
Papers: In Guthrie-Caperton family papers, 1780-1939. 27 boxes; ca. 8,052 items. Includes considerable material on James Guthrie, correspondence, land papers, and legal and financial records. Additional letters and references in various collections including the Johnston family papers, 1798-1943; and Louisville Turnpike Company minutes, 1818-1901.
Kentucky Department of Archives and History
Papers: In Kentucky Governor letterbook, 1851-1855. Letter to Guthrie offering the Senate seat resulting from death of Henry Clay, and reply from Guthrie, declining offer.
Papers: 17 items (May 3, 1853-March 3, 1857) in Donna Workman autograph collection. Chiefly concern Treasury Department business.
Library of Congress
Papers: 2 items (1856); and correspondence in Breckinridge family papers, 1752-1965. Finding aid.
Pierpont Morgan Library
New York, NY
Papers: 1855. 2 items.
George Arents Research Library
Papers: In John A. Dix collection, 1831-1879.
University of Kentucky Libraries
Special Collections and Archives
Papers: 3 items (1855-1856) in various collections.
University of North Carolina
Southern Historical Collection
Chapel Hill, NC
Papers: 1857-1862. 53 items. Letters written after his resignation from President Pierces cabinet, to Peter G. Washington, former assistant secretary of the treasury, relating to railroads, and national and local political affairs.
University of Rochester
Rush Rhees Library
Papers: 7 letters (1854-1857) in various collections. Finding aid.
Western Kentucky University Library
Bowling Green, KY
Papers: 8 letters (1852-1861), mostly photostats; document (1855); 2 letters (1857, 1858) containing comments about Guthrie; and masters thesis (1920) about Guthrie.