DALLAS, George Mifflin, 1792-1864


Library of Congress

Guide to Research Collections

American Philosophical Society
Philadelphia, PA
Papers: Correspondence in William J. Duane papers, [ca.1760]-[ca.1860]; John Kintzing Kane papers, [ca. 1800]-1892; and Joseph Carson papers, 1810-1877.


Dickinson College Library
Carlisle, PA
Papers: 1847. 1 letter.


Henry E. Huntington Library
San Marino, CA
Papers: 1847-1859. 45 items. Diplomatic letters addressed to Dallas from the Earl of Clarendon, Lewis Cass, William L. Marcy, and others, largely concerning the Dallas-Clarendon Treaty and Nicaragua.


Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
Papers: 1791-1880. 1,400 items. Correspondence of Alexander James Dallas and George Mifflin Dallas; letters received by George, 1813-1864; George’s manuscript biography of his father, Alexander; a diary, 1848-1849 (photostat) of last months of Polk administration, including an account of Senate politics; and a portrait.

Papers: 1819-1852 (bulk 1819-1831 and 1852). 82 items. Letters written to Samuel D. Ingham chiefly concern financial difficulties, patronage, and running commentary, some in code, on political affairs and personalities in Pennsylvania and the nation. Also a poem, “Twelfth Night Ball” (1813); and a 2 volume History of the Dallas family, 1262-1894, by Alexander J. Dallas.

Additional Papers: Correspondence (1830-1835) in George Wolf papers, 1826-1836; Gilpin family papers, 1727-1872; Lewis S. Coryell papers, 1806-1867; James Buchanan papers, 1775-1868; Arthur C. Bining collection, 1787-1908, 1957; and Biddle family papers, 1688-1883.


Library of Congress
Manuscript Division
Washington, DC
Papers: 3 letters (1833, 1855, 1856); and correspondence in William Chauncy Langdon papers, 1600-1903.


Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Harrisburg, PA
Papers: 1817, 1826, 1829-1834, 1843, 1857, 1863. 47 items. Political correspondence and patronage recommendations. Finding aid.


Pierpont Morgan Library
New York, NY
Papers: 1826-1853. 6 items.


Princeton University
Seeley G. Mudd Library
Princeton, NJ
Papers: 12 letters and 2 portraits.


Rosenbach Museum and Library
Philadelphia, PA
Papers: 2 resolutions [1845 March and later] presented to Dallas by groups of Philadelphia Democrats; 17 items (1819-1862) chiefly letters received; and 14 items (1822-1865) chiefly letters and certificates from learned societies. Finding aid.


Southern Methodist University
DeGolyer Library
Dallas, TX
Papers: 1848-1849. 1 volume. Diary.


Temple University Libraries
Rare Book and Manuscript Collections
Philadelphia, PA
Papers: Ca. 100 to 200 letters (1821-1863) to and from family members concerning political affairs and issues surrounding the Mexican War in Dallas family papers, 1794-1865.


University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
Papers: 2 diaries (1837-1839 and 1856-1860) while minister to Russia and minister to England; 2 letters (1839-1845, no date); 2 letters (June 8, 1839 and November 17, 1844); and 2 speeches (1845 and no date) upon becoming presiding officer of the Senate and to the Senate.


Washington and Jefferson College
Washington, PA
Papers: Speech and letter.

Research Libraries Information Network In addition to the institutions listed above, items are also cataloged in collections at: Cornell University Libraries, Ithaca, NY; Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH; Hagley Museum and Library, Greenville, DE; New York State Library, Albany, NY; Syracuse University, George Arents Research Library, Syracuse, NY; University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library, Ann Arbor, MI; and Yale University Library, New Haven, CT.