SHERMAN, John, 1823-1900



Courtesy U.S. Senate Historical Office

Guide to Research Collections

Cincinnati Historical Society
Cincinnati, OH
Papers: 7 letters (1871-1895); and 3 items (1869) in the Tyler Davidson collection.


Cornell University Libraries
Rare Books and Manuscript Collections
Ithaca, NY
Papers: Correspondence in Camp family papers, 1817-1953; Justin S. Morrill papers, 1814-1937; and Andrew Dickson White papers, 1857-1867, available on 8 microfilm reels.


Hagley Museum and Library
Greenville, DE
Papers: In Samuel Francis du Pont papers, 1812-1865.


Rutherford B. Hayes Library
Fremont, OH
Papers: 1846-1896. 31 clipping books, ledgers, correspondence, reprints of speeches and 81 feet of microfilm. Includes papers on permanent loan from the State Library of Ohio, photocopies, and microfilm of originals in the Library of Congress. Chiefly political correspondence. Topics include the silver question and post-war redemption of greenbacks.


Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
Papers: In Salmon Portland Chase collection, 1824-1881.


Indiana Historical Society
Indianapolis, IN
Papers: 42 letters in the William Henry Smith papers; correspondence in Albert G. Porter collection, 1759-1942; W.R. Holloway papers, 1824-1899; and Lew Wallace papers, 1799-1923.


Library of Congress
Manuscript Division
Washington, DC
Papers: 1836-1900. 132 linear feet. 604 volumes of letters received (1836-1900); 8 volumes of letters sent (1874-1893); 3 scrapbooks (1897-1900); and other papers relating to his role in Ohio politics after 1850. Includes family and general correspondence from his service in Congress and the cabinet, and papers relating to Kansas in 1856, when he was a member of the House committee investigating conditions there. Finding aid. Also 2 microfilm reels of letters (1848-1893), originals in private custody.

Additional Papers: Correspondence in Nathaniel Prentice Banks papers, 1829-1911; and Louis Theodore Michener papers, 1880-1027.


Mansfield-Richland County Public Library
Mansfield, OH
Papers: 1839-1921. 46 items. Includes correspondence relating to political issues, social affairs, and personal business and drafts of speeches on impeachment of President Johnson. Correspondents include James A. Garfield and William McKinley.


Massachusetts Historical Society
Boston, MA
Papers: Ca. 10 items (1861-1897) in various collections.


New Jersey Historical Society
Newark, NJ
Papers: Correspondence in Joseph P. Bradley papers, 1836-1937; and Marcus L. Ward papers, 1883-1912.


New-York Historical Society
New York, NY
Papers: 1863-1890. 15 items.


Ohio Historical Society
Columbus, OH
Papers: 1841-1892. .5 foot. Correspondence relating to personal and political affairs, especially the Civil War. Additional miscellaneous items and photographs in various collections.


Pierpont Morgan Library
New York, NY
Papers: 7 items (1860-1894); and 1 letter (January 14, 1889) to Miller A. Wright regarding the appointment of southerners to President Harrison’s cabinet in the Gilder Lehrman collection. Finding aid.


State Historical Society of Iowa
Des Moines, IA
Papers: 1 box. Correspondence with William W. Belknap, Sherman R. Curtis, James W. Grimes, James Harlan, George W. Jones, John A. Kasson, and Samuel J. Kirkwood.


Syracuse University
George Arents Research Library
Syracuse, NY
Papers: 1852-1898. 64 letters. Concerning fiscal policy, political issues, appointments, and the Republican party.


University of Michigan
Bentley Historical Library
Ann Arbor, MI
Papers: Correspondence in Andrew Dickson White papers, 1857-1867, on 8 microfilm reels; James M. Edmunds correspondence, 1861-1866; and McCreery family papers, 1818-1948.


University of Rochester
Rush Rhees Library
Rochester, NY
Papers: 19 letters by and 9 to Sherman (1852-1897) in various collections. Finding aid.


University of Virginia
Alderman Library
Charlottesville, VA
Papers: Correspondence in various collections. Finding aid.


Virginia Historical Society
Richmond, VA
Papers: Miscellaneous items. Finding aid.


Western Reserve Historical Society
Cleveland, OH
Papers: Material documenting Sherman’s 1880 campaign for the Republican presidential nomination in Warner M. Bateman papers. 24 boxes. Finding aid.


Yale University Libraries
Manuscripts and Archives
New Haven, CT
Papers: In Carrington family papers, 1749-1929; William Smith Mason collection, 1800-1829; and S. Griswold Flagg collection, 1825-1938.

Research Libraries Information Network In addition to the institutions listed above, items are also cataloged in collections at: Brown University, Providence, RI; New York Botanical Garden Library, Bronx, NY; and State University of New York, Buffalo, NY.