JOHNSON, Richard Mentor, 1780-1850


Library of Congress

Guide to Research Collections

Boston Public Library
Boston, MA
Papers: 4 letters.


Brooklyn Historical Society
Brooklyn, NY
Papers: June 4, 1834; August 27, 1842. 2 letters.


Cornell University Libraries
Rare Books and Manuscript Collections
Ithaca, NY
Papers: April 22, 1837. 1 letter. From William Christy concerning boat trip to Louisville.


Filson Club Historical Society
Louisville, KY
Papers: Ca. 200 letters in the Richard M. Johnson miscellaneous papers; Thomas Henderson papers; Johnson family papers; and other collections.


Georgetown College Library
Georgetown, KY
Papers: Transcript of interview by Leland W. Meyer with John Y. Kelly conducted for Meyer’s biography of Johnson.


Indiana Historical Society
Indianapolis, IN
Papers: 12 letters in various collections.


Johns Hopkins University
Milton S. Eisenhower Library
Baltimore, MD
Papers: In Edward M. Greenway collection, 1737-1876.


Kentucky Historical Society
Frankfort, KY
Papers: 1816, 1849. 3 items. Letters concerning politics.


Library of Congress
Manuscript Division
Washington, DC
Papers: 1808-1847. 1 container; 160 items. Chiefly correspondence concerning financial and banking matters with some items relating to politics and discussions of various measures before the U.S. Congress.

Additional Papers: Material in United States War Department records, 1790-1840; Jeremy Robinson papers, 1806-1832; John Payne papers, 1780-1905; and John McLean papers, 1817-1861, available on microfilm.


Maryland Historical Society
Baltimore, MD
Papers: Correspondence in Francis Gallagher papers, 1848.


New-York Historical Society
New York, NY
Papers: 2 letters (June 8 and 17, 1833) in the Samuel L. Gouverneur papers. Finding aid.


Pierpont Morgan Library
New York, NY
Papers: 1824-1848. 11 items.


State Historical Society of Wisconsin
Archives Division Madison, WI
Lexington, KY
Papers: 1819-1848. 25 items.


University of Oklahoma
Carl Albert Center Congressional Archives
Norman, OK
Papers: In Cyrus Kingsbury correspondence, 1819-1869; and Peter Perkins Pitchlynn papers, 1815-1888.


University of Virginia
Alderman Library
Charlottesville, VA
Papers: In Robert Whitehead papers, 1830-1978 (bulk 1830-1839).


Virginia State Library and Archives
Richmond, VA
Papers: In George Rust papers, 1788-1858 (bulk 1815-1858); and Tazewell family papers, 1756-1931.


Xavier University
McDonald Memorial Library
Cincinnati, OH
Papers: 2 letters (1833, 1838), one written from the U.S. Senate chamber, in the Moses Dawson correspondence, 1811-1845. Available on microfilm. Finding aid.


Yale University Libraries
Manuscripts and Archives
New Haven, CT
Papers: In John McLean papers, 1817-1861, on 18 microfilm reels of originals in Library of Congress.