Guide to Research CollectionsAlabama Department of Archives and History
Papers: Congressional, presidential, and personal papers scattered in various collections, including Lewis E. Parsons papers; Benjamin F. Perry papers; Joseph Wheeler papers; the records of the Alabama Governors, 1865-1866; and Semmes family papers, 1859-1913.
Boston Public Library
Papers: 38 items. Finding aid.
Brooklyn Historical Society
Papers: March 2, 1867. 1 item. Naval appointment.
Chicago Historical Society
Papers: Account book (1829-1833) for Johnsons tailor shop; and correspondence in various collections.
Papers: Correspondence in the James Willis Patterson papers, 1865-1892. Photocopies of originals in New Hampshire Historical Society. Also discussed in letter (May 28, 1868) from Salmon P. Chase to Associate Justice Samuel Nelson.
Special Collections Library
Papers: 1853-1926. 50 items. Correspondence, petitions for pardon, photographs, and portrait.
Robert W. Woodruff Library
Papers: In William Sydnor Thomson papers, 1858-1881; and Alexander Hamilton Stephens papers, 1821-1969.
Filson Club Historical Society
Papers: Miscellaneous letters, requests for pardon, and documents in various collections.
Fogg Art Museum
Papers: In Mathew Brady photograph collection, 1860.
Papers: Correspondence in various collections.
Rutherford B. Hayes Library
Papers: Ca. 150 letters to and from Johnson in various collections.
Henry E. Huntington Library
San Marino, CA
Papers: Ca. 36 miscellaneous letters; 8 letters to his son Robert; and a ledger book (1831-1841) of business transactions.
Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Papers: Correspondence in James Buchanan papers, 1775-1868; and John Rutter Brooks papers, 1753-1903.
Papers: 1 letter (May 18, 1865) and 1 endorsement on pardon recommendation (October 20, 1868) in Bookfellow Foundation autograph collection, 1793-1945; and 1 letter (March 12, 1852) and 1 pardon (October 19, 1868) in Sang autograph collection, 1751-1954.
Levi Jackson State Park
Mountain Life Museum
Papers: February 24, 1868. 1 item. Impeachment document containing the signatures of 125 members of Congress who sought to impeach Johnson, and 47 against.
Library of Congress
Papers: 1783-1932. 234 containers. Correspondence, business records, messages and speeches, and records as military governor of Tennessee. Available on 55 microfilm reels. Also 16 containers, 1852-1876, chiefly printed matter excluded from microfilm edition of Andrew Johnson papers. Finding aid.
Additional Papers: Correspondence and references in American Colonization Society records; William O. Bourne papers; Breckenridge family papers; Pierre G.T. Beauregard papers; George W. Campbell papers; Records of Commissioners of the District of Columbia, 1791-1869; John A.J. Creswell papers; Jabez L.M. Curry papers; and George F. Milton papers.
Louisiana State University
Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections
Baton Rouge, LA
Papers: Correspondence in Miscellaneous papers, 1844-1967.
Massachusetts Historical Society
Papers: 26 items (1852-1868) in various collections.
Memphis State University Library
Papers: Mentioned in diary in Caleb Goldsmith Forshey papers, 1838-1879.
Morristown National Historical Park
Papers: 9 letters, 3 while serving as senator, in L.W. Smith collection.
New Jersey Historical Society
Papers: In Lincoln and Johnson Club of the Third Ward records, 1864.
New-York Historical Society
New York, NY
Papers: 1842-1868. 36 items.
North Carolina Division of Archives and History
Papers: 1854-1939. 24 items. Miscellaneous papers, biographical sketch, printed matter, photographs, and memorabilia. Finding aid.
Pierpont Morgan Library
New York, NY
Papers: Ca. 50 items (1844-1867) in various collections.
Stanford University Libraries
Papers: In John Franklin Miller papers, 1848-1886; Presidential autographs collection, 1794-1954; Edward Lee Plumb papers, 1856-1912; Elmer E. Robinson Americana, 1765-1950; Edward Otho Cresap Ord letters, 1854-1885; Frederick Steels papers, 1845-1965 (bulk 1862-1868); and Harwood family papers, 1722-1962.
State Historical Society of Wisconsin
Papers: 3 letters (1855) in Thomas T. Smiley papers, 1813-1880.
Staten Island Institute of Arts and Sciences Archives
Staten Island, NY
Papers: Correspondence regarding impeachment in George William Curtis papers, 1784-1955.
Tennessee Historical Society
Papers: Ca. 100 items including letters, clippings, broadsides, portraits, a scrapbook and other memorabilia in several collections.
Tennessee State Library and Archives
Papers: 1853-1857, 1862-1865. Gubernatorial papers.
Additional Papers: Ca. 100 items (1846-1875) in part transcripts and photocopies, including correspondence, clippings, scrapbook, documents, and memorabilia; and correspondence in the Joseph Fowler Smith papers, 1809-1902. Finding aid.
University of North Carolina
Southern Historical Collection
Chapel Hill, NC
Papers: 4 items, including letters (photocopies) from Johnson as U.S. representative concerning politics in Leonidas Baugh papers, 1847-1859; and miscellaneous items in other collections.
University of Pennsylvania
Papers: May 16, 1868. 1 item. Ticket of admittance to Senate Gallery for impeachment of Johnson. Signed by George T. Brown, Sergeant at Arms.
University of Rochester
Rush Rhees Library
Papers: 74 letters by and 20 to Johnson (1857-1868) in William Henry Seward papers, 1776-1921, and various collections. Also discussed in Sir Frederick William Adolphus Bruce papers, 1865-1867. Finding aid.
University of Tennessee
Papers: Correspondence, family reminiscences, clippings and photographs in Fay W. Brabson papers; St. George L. Sioussat papers; Margaret G. Blanton papers; and Basil M. Duke papers.
University of Virginia
Papers: Correspondence in various collections. Finding aid.
Yale University Libraries
Manuscripts and Archives
New Haven, CT
Papers: 55 microfilm reels of originals (1783-1932) in the Library of Congress. Includes correspondence, letterbooks, messages, financial records, diaries, presidential files, and related material.
Additional Papers: In Jeremiah S. Black papers, 1813-1894 (bulk 1842-1884), microfilm of originals at Library of Congress; Isaac Munroe St. John papers, 1850-1879; Southard Hay collection, 1750-1885; and Alfred White Van Sinderen collection, 1782-1969.
The Papers of Andrew Johnson
Tennessee Presidents Center Hoskins Library
Research Libraries Information Network In addition to the institutions listed above, items are also cataloged in collections at: American Antiquarian Society, Worcester, MA; Brigham Young University, Special Collections, Provo, UT; Brown University, Providence, RI; Haverford College Library, Haverford, PA; Idaho State Historical Society, Boise, ID; Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN; Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD; New York State Library, Manuscripts and Special Collections, Albany, NY; Rosenbach Museum and Library, Philadelphia, PA; Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Art, Washington, DC; State Historical Society of North Dakota, Bismarck, ND; State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; Syracuse University, George Arents Research Library, Syracuse, NY; University of California, Bancroft Library, Berkeley, CA; University of Iowa Libraries, Iowa City, IA; University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library, Ann Arbor, MI; and Virginia State Library and Archives, Richmond, VA.