LYON, Lucius, 1800-1851


Detroit Public Library

Guide to Research Collections

Allegan Public Library
Allegan, MI
Papers: Unknown quantity of correspondence received.


Central Michigan University
Clarke Historical Library
Mt. Pleasant, MI
Papers: 1835, 1843, 1848. 3 letters.


Detroit Public Library
Burton Historical Collection
Detroit, MI
Papers: 1830s-1840s. 1 volume and 2 wallets. In part photocopies of originals in William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan. Correspondence and survey notes relating to land booms and railroads in Michigan, boundary disputes in Ohio, the Chicago Treaty of 1833, location of the Wisconsin Territorial capital, the governorship of Michigan, and the cholera epidemic of 1834.


Grand Rapids Public Library
Grand Rapids, MI
Papers: 1828-1850. 38 items. Correspondence, maps, field notes, memorandum book, diary, account book, and legal documents.


Library of Congress
Manuscript Division
Washington, DC
Papers: 7 letters, photocopies (1833-1836); and correspondence in Charles Butler papers, 1819-1905.


Michigan State Archives
Lansing, MI
Papers: November 18, 1835. 1 item. Credentials presented to Congress in Michigan statehood documents, 1835.


State Historical Society of Wisconsin
Archives Division
Madison, WI
Papers: 1 microfilm reel of originals (1822-1846) in University of Michigan, William L. Clements Library.


University of Michigan
Bentley Historical Library
Ann Arbor, MI
Papers: 1826-1851. 72 items. Correspondence of Lucius Lyon, papers of other family members, genealogical records, and miscellaneous clippings.

Additional Papers: Correspondence in Nathan M. Thomas papers, 1818-1889; Sidney Smith papers, 1826-1867; and Alpheus Felch papers, 1817-1896.


University of Michigan
William L. Clements Library
Ann Arbor, MI
Papers: 1812-1852. 12 feet. Public and business correspondence including discussion of political campaigns and maneuverings, land speculation, and constituent requests for appointments and assistance. Finding aid.


University of Vermont
Bailey /Howe Library
Burlington, VT
Papers: Correspondence in Lucius Lyon papers, 1790-1845. Finding aid.