WILLIS, Albert Shelby, 1843-1897


Guide to Research Collections

The Filson Historical Society
Louisville, KY
Papers: ca. 1860-1897. 2 feet.
Scattered collection of scrapbooks, letters, and a letter book (1893-1895) including his diplomatic correspondence as Minister to Hawaii. Finding aid in repository. Restricted.

Papers: In the Ernest Christian Bohne Memoir and Scrapbook, ca. 1870-1900, 0.75 cubic foot.
Other authors include Albert S. Willis.


Library of Congress
Manuscript Division
Washington, DC
Papers: In the Walter Quintin Gresham Papers, 1857-1930, 10 linear feet.
Correspondents include Albert S. Willis.


University of Kentucky Libraries
Lexington, KY
Microfilm: 1866-1886, 1 reel.
This scrapbook of Albert Willis contains newspaper articles concerning Jefferson County and national politics from 1866-1886, along with other documents dealing primarily with politics. Materials include newspaper articles dealing with such topics as post-civil war issues, President Grant’s administration, the Chinese immigration problem, election results, Willis’ activities in Congress, as well as Kentucky and Jefferson County politics. Also included are printed speeches of Willis’ letters, political pamphlets, posters, broadsides, and programs of concerts and plays.