LOGAN, John Alexander, 1826-1886



Courtesy U.S. Senate Historical Office

Guide to Research Collections

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
Springfield, IL
Papers: Ca. 1859-1907. Ca. 26 feet. Primarily letters of congratulations received while U.S. senator, regarding the Fitz-John Porter case, election to Senate, and vice presidential nomination; condolence letters, resolutions, and addresses upon his death; photographs, primarily Civil War; and memorabilia. Finding aid.

Additional Papers: 1848-1885, 1932. 20 items. Letters regarding political appointments, one concerning his presidential ambitions, one as a representative about running for the U.S. Senate. Also 1 volume (43 pages) biography (no date) in the Joseph Wallace papers; and correspondence in John McAuley Palmer papers, 1811-1906. Finding aids.


Chicago Historical Society
Chicago, IL
Papers: Miscellaneous items in various collections.


Idaho State Historical Society
Boise, ID
Papers: 1885. Letter to George H. Roberts concerning confirmation of judges Powers and Hayes and objection by Mormons.


Indiana Historical Society
Indianapolis, IN
Papers: 1868, 1879-1881. 6 letters and memorabilia.


Knox College
Seymour Library
Galesburg, IL
Papers: 4 letters (June 19, 1869; June 22, 1886; August 30, 1886; 1886) in Post family papers.


Library of Congress
Manuscript Division
Washington, DC
Papers: In Logan family papers, 1847-1925. 154 containers. Finding aid.


New-York Historical Society
New York, NY
Papers: December 12, 1885; October 5, 1884; September 18, 1864. 3 letters.


Pierpont Morgan Library
New York, NY
Papers: 8 items (1870-1879); and 2 letters (May 5, 1862 and April 1, 1864) concerning politics in the Gilder Lehrman collection. Finding aid.


Yale University Libraries
Manuscripts and Archives
New Haven, CT
Papers: 1863-1939. 150 items. Correspondence from his military colleagues and to his family after his death. Available on 1 microfilm reel. Finding aid.