PHELPS, Oliver, 1749-1809


Guide to Research Collections

Boston Public Library
Boston, MA
Papers: 3 items.


Columbia University
Rare Book and Manuscript Library
New York, NY
Papers: 22 letters (1795-1800) in the DeWitt Clinton collection.
Personal business correspondence, including some drafts. Finding aid in repository.


Detroit Public Library
Burton Historical Collection
Detroit, MI
Papers: In Phelps family papers, 1781-1946. 2 boxes.


Library of Congress
Manuscript Division
Washington, DC
Papers: 1797. 1 letter.


New York State Library
Manuscripts and Special Collections
Albany, NY
Papers: In the In Phelps Family Papers, ca. 1776-1893, approximately 100 cubic feet.
The papers include correspondence, financial records, legal documents related to all facets of Oliver Phelps’s career in business, land investment, government, and politics. An unpublished finding aid is available in the repository.


Ontario County Historical Society
Canandaigua, NY
Papers: In papers of Oliver Phelps and Nathaniel Gorham, 1784-1818. 200 items.
Correspondence, legal documents, and other papers relating to land grants and sales. Restricted.


Princeton University Libraries
Princeton, NJ
Papers: In Walter Hubbell papers, 1788-1848. ca. 10,000 items.


Western Reserve Historical Society
Cleveland, OH
Papers: In Phelps family papers, 1792-1879. ca. 2 feet.
Primarily concerning land investments. Unpublished register in repository.