SHERMAN, James Schoolcraft, 1855-1912


Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

Guide to Research Collections

The New York Public Library
Manuscripts & Archives Section
New York, NY
Papers: 1883-1912, 31 linear feet.
The collection consists of correspondence, financial documents, writings, scrapbooks, and other materials that document J.S. Sherman’s political career. Subjects include the campaign and election for the vice-presidency, candidacy for Speaker of the House of Representatives, defeat by Theodore Roosevelt for chairmanship of the New York Republican Convention in 1910, the Progressive Party, the Republican Party, the Utica Trust and Depository Company, and legislation enacted during the Roosevelt and Taft administrations, especially the Payne-Aldrich Tariff of 1909. Also includes correspondence with Members of Congress, department heads in Washington, members of the Roosevelt and Taft cabinets, constituents, and business and personal associates. In addition, personal financial documents, speeches, scrapbooks, graphics, photographs, artifacts, and printed material. A finding aid is available in the repository.

Papers: In the Chauncey M. Depew Papers, 1880-1925, 0.3 linear foot.
Other authors include J.S. Sheman. A finding aid is available in the repository.


Columbia University
Rare Book and Manuscript Library
New York, NY
Papers: In the W.R. Grace & Co. Records, 1828-1986, 90 linear feet.
Subjects covered include J.S. Sherman. A contents list is available in the repository.


Library of Congress
Manuscript Division
Washington, DC
Papers: In the William H. Taft Papers, ca. 1784-1973, 902.5 linear feet.
Correspondents include J.S. Sherman.


New York State Library
Manuscripts and Special Collections
Albany, NY
Papers: In the Sherman Family Papers, 1850-1887, 0.30 cubic foot.
Subjects covered include J.S. Sherman.


Stanford University Libraries
Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections & University Archives
Stanford, CA
Papers: In the James Carson Needham Papers, 1893-1936, 6 linear feet.
Subjects covered include J.S. Sherman. A finding aid is available in the reading room and online.


University of California, Berkeley
The Bancroft Library
Berkeley, CA
Papers: In the Francis John Dyer Papers, 1864-1924, 1 box.
Correspondents include James Schoolcraft Sherman.

Papers: In the C. Hart Merriam Papers, ca. 1798-1972, 65 linear feet.
Correspondents include James Schoolcraft Sherman.


University of Michigan
Bentley Historical Library
Ann Arbor, MI
Papers: In the Bingham Family Papers, 1817-1910, 2 linear feet.
Other authors include James Schoolcraft Sherman. A finding aid is available in the library.


University of Rochester
Department of Rare Books, Manuscripts and Archives, Rush Rhees Library
Rochester, NY
Papers: In the Arthur Caswell Parker Papers, 1860-1952.
Correspondents include James S. Sherman. A register is available in the repository.


Yale University
Manuscripts and Archives
New Haven, CT
Papers: In the Charles Dewey Hilles Papers, 1823-1955, 63.5 linear feet.
Subjects covered include James Schoolcraft Sherman. An unpublished finding aid is available in the library.