HARRISON, Benjamin, 1833-1901


Guide to Research Collections

Brown University
Providence, RI
Papers: In autographs and signatures of Presidents of the United States, 1828-1927; and Thomas Nast pen and ink sketch, [1888?] of Uncle Sam, Harrison, and Levi Parsons Morton.


Cincinnati Historical Society
Cincinnati, OH
Papers: In Harrison family papers, 1840-1964. Ca. 3 cubic feet. Correspondence, speeches, genealogical information, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, printed material, memorabilia, photos, and miscellaneous items pertaining to numerous Harrison family members.


Cornell University Libraries
Rare Books and Manuscript Collections
Ithaca, NY
Papers: Correspondence in Justin S. Morrill papers, 1814-1937.


Filson Club Historical Society
Louisville, KY
Papers: 1884-1890. 4 items.


Franklin College Library
Special Collections
Franklin, IN
Papers: 1 mortgage (1856); 1 check (1887); speech (1886); photograph (1888); and published works in various collections.


Benjamin Harrison Home
Indianapolis, IN
Papers: 1850-1901. Ca. 1,000 items. Correspondence, speeches, clippings, scrapbooks, photographs, portraits, and memorabilia. Finding aid.


Rutherford B. Hayes Library
Fremont, OH
Papers: 1877-1899. 42 items.


Indiana Historical Society
Indianapolis, IN
Papers: 1853-1940. 3 boxes. Chiefly family correspondence, legal documents, and letters relating to Indiana and national politics. Finding aid.

Additional Papers: Correspondence (1855-1901) in James Clifford Veatch papers, 1843-1895; Samuel Hall papers, 1810-1862; W. R. Holloway papers, 1824-1899; Noble Chase Butler papers, 1809-1933; James A. Wildman papers, 1860-1898; James Madison Reynolds papers, 1840-1899; Alexander Thompson Britton papers, 1864-1898; and Elijah Bishop Martindale papers, 1878-1907.


Indiana State Library
Indianapolis, IN
Papers: 1841-1900. 4 boxes. Political, personal, and governmental affairs, correspondence, business papers, photographs and memorabilia. In part copies of papers in Library of Congress.

Additional Papers: Several items in various collections including Ransom Hawley papers, 1824-1899; and Isaac Naylor papers, 1818-1888.


Indiana University
Lilly Library
Bloomington, IN
Papers: Approximately 105 items in various collections.


Knox College
Seymour Library
Galesburg, IL
Papers: 2 letters (March 22, 1889; August 14, 1893) in Sang autograph collection, 1751-1954; and 1 letter (February 1, 1886) in Bookfellow Foundation autograph collection, 1793-1945.


Library of Congress
Manuscript Division
Washington, DC
Papers: 1787-1948. 360 linear feet. Correspondence, legal papers, financial records, notebooks in shorthand, telegrams, speeches, writings documenting his personal and political life in Indiana and as president, scrapbooks, and memorabilia. Includes material related to the Civil War, his legal practice, and the Venezuela boundary dispute. Available on 151 microfilm reels, which excludes 38 containers of material. Finding aid.


Massachusetts Historical Society
Boston, MA
Papers: Ca. 20 letters (1884-1897) in various collections. Finding aid.


New Jersey Historical Society
Newark, NJ
Papers: Correspondence in the Joseph P. Bradley papers, 1836-1937.


Pierpont Morgan Library
New York, NY
Papers: 1888-1898. 4 items.


Stanford University Libraries
Special Collections
Stanford, CA
Papers: In Jane Lathrop Stanford papers, 1824-1975; Leland Stanford papers, 1850-1969; Francis B. Loomis papers, 1897-1939, available on microfilm; and David Starr Jordan papers, 1861-1964.


University of Michigan
Bentley Historical Library
Ann Arbor, MI
Papers: In Oliver Lyman Spaulding papers, 1861-1921; Andrew Dickson White papers, 1857-1867, on 8 microfilm reels of originals in Cornell University Library; William Walter Wedemeyer papers, 1890-1913; Hinsdale family papers, 1857-1963; and Thomas McIntyre Cooley papers, 1850-1898.


Virginia Historical Society
Richmond, VA
Papers: Correspondence in Wise family papers, 1777-1983.


West Virginia University
West Virginia and Regional History Collection
Morgantown, WV
Papers: 1886-1900. 40 items. Letters (typewritten transcripts) to Stephen B. Elkins.


Yale University Library
New Haven, CT
Papers: 151 microfilm reels of originals (1787-1912) in Library of Congress. Includes correspondence, telegrams, notebooks, speeches, and writings documenting his personal and political life in Indiana and as president. Finding aid.

Additional Papers: In Evarts family papers, 1753-1960; Thomas Collier Platt papers, 1851-1915; Mary Ann Phelps Montgomery collection, 1746-1939; David Brewer Karrick family papers, 1817-1980; and Alfred White Van Sinderen collection, 1782-1969.

Research Libraries Information Network In addition to the institutions listed above, items are also cataloged in collections at: Brigham Young University, Special Collections, Provo, UT; Brooklyn Historical Society, Brooklyn, NY; Columbia University, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, New York, NY; Emory University, Robert W. Woodruff Library, Atlanta, GA; Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; Idaho State Historical Society, Boise, ID; Jefferson County Historical Society, Watertown, NY; Rosenbach Museum and Library, Philadelphia, PA; State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; University of Iowa Libraries, Iowa City, IA; Utah State Historical Society, Salt Lake City, UT; and Virginia State Library and Archives, Richmond, VA.