HAWES, Richard, 1797-1877


Guide to Research Collections

University of Kentucky
Special Collections and Digital Programs
Lexington, KY
Microfilm: 1826-1877, 17 items.
Correspondence and documents describing Hawes’ time as provisional governor of Kentucky during the Civil War. Collection includes several letters from Henry Clay.

Papers: 1862, 1 item.
Letter from Hawes to Jefferson Davis commenting on affairs in Kentucky.


Filson Club Historical Society
Louisville, KY
Papers: In the Charles Lanman collection.
Autobiographical or biographical sketch. Unpublished finding aid in repository.

Papers: In the Beatty-Quisenberry family papers, 1798-1962, 6 cubic feet.
Hawes included among correspondents.


Kentucky Historical Society
Frankfort, KY
Papers: In the Orlando Brown papers, 1819-1866, 0.475 cubic feet.
Correspondents include Hawes.


University of Chicago Library
Special Collections Research Center
Chicago, IL
Papers: 1870, 1 letter.
Handwritten transcript of a letter to the editor of a Cincinnati newspaper.