MORTON, Levi Parsons, 1824-1920


Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
About this object

Guide to Research Collections

The New York Public Library
Manuscripts & Archives Section
New York, NY
Papers: 1842-1920, 12 linear feet.
The collection consists of correspondence, family papers, speeches, biographical materials, political memorabilia, photographs, and scrapbooks. Subjects covered in the correspondence include civil reform, Levi Morton’s political campaigns, Levi Morton’s service as Minister to France, and his activities as businessman, banker, congressman, vice-president, and governor. Also includes correspondence with his wives, Lucy K. Morton and Anna Livingston Morton. A finding aid is available in the repository.


Copley Press, Inc.
J.S. Copley Library
La Jolla, CA
Papers: 1896, 1 item.
A letter from Levi P. Morton to Magnus Robinson written on September 21, 1896.


Dartmouth College
Rauner Special Collections Library
Hanover, NH
Papers: 1843-1849, approximately 30 items.
Photostatic and microform copies of correspondence between Levi P. Morton and members of his family, chiefly with his father, Daniel O. Morton. Originals and typescripts are in the New York Public Library.

Papers: 1896, 1-1/2 pages.
A letter from Governor Levi P. Morton to Magnus Robinson. The letter includes discussion of the Emancipation Proclamation.

Papers: 1847, 1 page.
A report of a meeting of the Dartmouth Religious Society held on March 1, 1847. The report discusses the appointments of Dr. Crosby, Russell Smith, and A.B. Closson, in order to raise additional funds for the pastor’s salary and will confer with the Trustees.


Marietta College
Manuscript Collection, Dawes Memorial Library
Marietta, OH
Papers: 1884, 1 page.
A letter of introduction for William F. Dana, from A.J. Warner to Levi P. Morton.


New York State Library
Manuscripts and Special Collections
Albany, NY
Papers: n.d., 2 pages.
A letter from Levi P. Morton to Colonel Cole concerning a man who wishes to have an honorable discharge, even though he was dismissed.


Ohio Historical Society
Columbus, OH
Papers: In the William Henry Smith Papers, 1800-1896, 9.25 cubic feet.
Other authors include Levi P. Morton.


State University of New York at Buffalo
The Poetry/Rare Books Collection
Buffalo, NY
Papers: In the Thomas B. Lockwood Collection, 1879-1908, 4 items.
Includes correspondence with Freding Inglex, George Hughes, Garret J. Benson, and to an individual addressed as “Wolan.”


Syracuse University
Manuscript Collections, George Arents Research Library for Special Collections
Syracuse, NY
Papers: 1860-1912, 0.5 linear foot.
Includes mostly incoming correspondence from clergymen, educators, financiers, journalists, and politicians. Some letters are addressed to Levi Morton’s executive secretary, Ashley W. Cole. An unpublished guide is available in the repository.


University of Chicago
Chicago, IL
Papers: 1876, 1 item.
A letter from Levi P. Morton to U.S. Grant, December 28, 1876. The letter is a recommendation for Grosvenor P. Lowery and Judge Dittenhoefer.