OGLESBY, Richard James, 1824-1899



Courtesy U.S. Senate Historical Office

Guide to Research Collections

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
Springfield, IL
Papers: 1845-1899. 11.7 feet and 18 volumes. Includes political, military, and business papers; gubernatorial and senatorial correspondence; and photographs.


Majority of Oglesby’s papers were destroyed in a house fire in February 1959.
Chicago Historical Society
Chicago, IL
Papers: 15 items in various collections.


Indiana Historical Society
Indianapolis, IN
Papers: 1865, 1868, 1878. 3 letters.


Knox College
Seymour Library
Galesburg, IL
Papers: 2 letters (February 12, July 2, 1886) in Post family papers, 1857-1895; and correspondence in William Mackintire Salter papers, 1884-1913. Finding aid.


Pierpont Morgan Library
New York, NY
Papers: 1873. 1 item.