HOUSTON, Samuel, 1793-1863



Courtesy U.S. Senate Historical Office

Guide to Research Collections

Alabama Department of Archives and History
Montgomery, AL
Papers: In Jeremiah Clemens letters, 1842-1860.


Baylor University Library
Waco, TX
Papers: 1830-1860. 50 items.


Boston Public Library
Boston, MA
Papers: 3 letters.


Brigham Young University
Special Collections
Provo, UT
Papers: 1855, 1859. 2 letters.


Brooklyn Historical Society
Brooklyn, NY
Papers: January 4, 1859. 1 letter.


Clermont State Historic Site
Germantown, NY
Papers: In Livingston family miscellaneous papers, 1678-1959.


Dallas Historical Society
Dallas, TX
Papers: Miscellaneous items, most not from his Senate years.


Daughters of the Republic of Texas
Library at the Alamo
San Antonio, TX
Papers: 1 small document box. Personal and business papers, originals and copies.


Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
Papers: In William W. Porter papers, 1770-1880; and Lewis S. Coryell correspondence, 1806-1867.


Library of Congress
Manuscript Division
Washington, DC
Papers: 1823-1859. 24 items.


New Hampshire Historical Society
Concord, NH
Papers: Correspondence in U.S. Army Pay Department Records, 1791-1870.


New York Public Library
New York, NY
Papers: 1828-1860. 26 items.


Oneida Historical Society
Utica, NY
Papers: 1855. 1 letter. From Salmon P. Chase.


Pierpont Morgan Library
New York, NY
Papers: 1840. 1 item.


Princeton University
Seeley G. Mudd Library
Princeton, NJ
Papers: Ca. 10 letters (1838-1861) in Robert Caldwell collection.


R.W. Norton Art Gallery
Shreveport, LA
Papers: A few miscellaneous letters.


Rhode Island Historical Society
Providence, RI
Papers: Correspondence in Alva Woods papers, 1816-1900.


Franklin D. Roosevelt Library
Hyde Park, NY
Papers: In Franklin D. Roosevelt historical manuscripts collection, 1636-1935.


Rosenbach Museum and Library
Philadelphia, PA
Papers: July 24, 1843, January 26, 1853. 2 letters.


Sam Houston Memorial Museum
Huntsville, TX
Papers: 2 feet of personal correspondence (1839-1863) of Sam Houston and his wife Margaret in the Franklin Williams collection.


Stephen F. Austin State University
Nacogdoches, TX
Papers: 1827-1975. 181 items. In part, transcripts and photocopies. Correspondence, legal documents, and biographical and genealogical material.

Additional Papers: Correspondence in Robert Bruce Blake papers, 1791-1938; Marmion Henry Bowers letterbooks, 1857-1867; and research material in Lois Fitzhugh Foster Blount papers, 1750-1980.


Texas State Library
Archives Division
Austin, TX
Papers: 2 feet. Gubernatorial papers.

Additional Papers: 1 folder of photocopies of letters from Jackson to Houston in Andrew Jackson papers, 1825-1844, originals privately owned; and correspondence in Mirabeau Buonaparte Lamar papers, 1806-1941.


Texas Tech University
Southwest Collection
Lubbock, TX
Papers: In Samuel Houston family papers, 1836-1939 (bulk 1856-1865). 55 items. Correspondence, financial papers, poems, reminiscences, and clippings, written by or about Houston.


University of Rochester
Rush Rhees Library
Rochester, NY
Papers: 3 letters (1854-1860) in various collections. Finding aid.


University of Texas
Center for American History
Austin, TX
Papers: In Samuel Houston family papers, 1814-1937. Ca. 7 feet. In part transcripts and photocopies. Correspondence, speeches, legal papers, financial papers, military orders, scrapbook, clippings, and other papers relating to politics, military affairs, family, social and religious matters. Topics include Texas independence, efforts toward diplomatic recognition for the Republic, support of the Compromise of 1850, and Unionist sympathies and opposition to secession. Finding aid.


University of Virginia
Alderman Library
Charlottesville, VA
Papers: Correspondence in various collections. Finding aid.


Virginia State Library and Archives
Richmond, VA
Papers: In Washington and Lee University manuscript collection, 1777-1869.