History of the Federal Judiciary


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Research Collections

Chase, Salmon Portland

Supreme Court of the United States, Chief Justice (1864-1873)

Cincinnati Historical Society
Cincinnati, Ohio

Correspondence, 1849-1873.
210 items; finding aid; political correspondence.

Cornell University
Ithaca, N.Y.

Salmon P. Chase letters, 1861-1872.
4 items; miscellaneous letters.

Dartmouth College
Hanover, N.H.

Letters, 1825-1873.
ca. 50 items; letters Chase wrote concerning religious life while a student at Dartmouth College; Ohio and national politics (1840-1868); the military government of Louisiana (1863-1864); and miscellaneous financial matters.

Harvard University
Cambridge, Mass.

Salmon P. Chase papers, 1823-1873.
14,500 items; finding aid; microfilm collection incorporating documents from numerous repositories.

Huntington Library
San Marino, Cal.

Letterpress book of the secretary of the treasury, 1863-1864; 1 vol.; contains telegrams sent and received by Chase as secretary of the treasury between June 1, 1863, and January 1, 1864.

Library of Congress
Washington, D.C.

Papers, 1755-1898.
14.75 ft. (12,500 items); finding aid; correspondence, letter books, memoranda, notes, journals, diaries, account books, commonplace books, maps, a scrapbook, financial papers, and other material.

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
Springfield, Ill.

Salmon P. Chase letters, 1862-1871.
2 items; includes letter to General Burnside regarding a visit to Fort Monroe, Va., with Lincoln; the taking of Norfolk, Va., by federal troops; and the scuttling of the Merrimack.

Salmon P. Chase papers, 1855-1870.
8 items; 6 letters regarding Treasury Department matters and 2 maxims written and signed by Chase.

New York Public Library
New York, N.Y.

Salmon P. Chase papers, 1845-1873.
1 folder; correspondence, most dating from Chase`s term as secretary of the treasury and concerning political matters, including Chase`s support for the abolition of slavery.

Ohio Historical Society
Columbus, Ohio

Papers, 1825-1871.
ca. 2 ft.; finding aid; correspondence and papers chiefly from Chase`s tenure as governor of Ohio.

Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pa.

Papers, 1824-1881.
ca. 15,000 items; collection contains diaries, journals, correspondence, letter books, memoranda, speeches, lectures, legal opinions, official documents, biographical material, and other papers.

Wisconsin Historical Society
Madison, Wis.

Salmon P. Chase letters to Stanley Matthews, 1848-1865.
1 folder; letters concerning Chase`s activities and observations on politics and government affairs in Cincinnati and Washington.

Alabama Department of Archives and History
Montgomery, Ala.

Slavery pamphlet collection, 1804-1909; 1 cubic ft.; finding aid; contains antislavery speech by Chase.

Brown University
John Hay Archives
Providence, R.I.

McLellan-Lincoln collection, 1789-1939; 1,678 items; correspondence.

Eli Thayer papers, 1841-1898; 1,000 items; correspondence.

Bowdoin College
Brunswick, Me.

Oliver Otis Howard papers, 1833-1912, n.d.; 60 linear ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

William Pitt Fessenden collection, 1786-1982, n.d.; 7.5 linear ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

Buffalo History Museum
Buffalo, N.Y.

Millard Fillmore papers, 1809-1944; 62 linear ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

Chase Manhattan Corporation Archives
New York, N.Y.

Chase National Bank of the City of New York records, 1877-1955; 106 cubic ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

Chicago Historical Society
Chicago, Ill.

James Franklin Aldrich papers, 1841-1932; ca. 400 items; finding aid; correspondence.

Willard Leroy King, collector, David Davis papers, 1815-1921; 9 ft. (ca. 15,000 items); finding aid; correspondence.

University of Chicago
Chicago, Ill.

William E. Barton Collection of Lincolniana, Lincoln miscellaneous manuscripts, 1587-1924; 8.5 linear ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

Cincinnati Historical Society
Cincinnati, Ohio

Benjamin Parham Aydelott papers, 1818-1879; 197 items; finding aid; correspondence.

Oran Follett papers, 1820-1897; 2 ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

Frank Johnston Jones papers, 1845, 1941; 165 items and 3 boxes; correspondence.

Alexander Long papers, 1837-1906; 4,050 items; finding aid; correspondence.

Hiram Powers correspondence, 1827-1873; 773 items; finding aid; correspondence.

Dayton Metro Library
Dayton, Ohio

Bickham collection, 1728-1949; 3 linear ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

Filson Historical Society
Louisville, Ky.

William Preston miscellaneous papers, 1855-1876; 7 items; represented.

University of Georgia
Athens, Ga.

Alexander H. Stephens letters to J. Glancy Jones, 1868, 1871-1872; 5 items; represented.

Hagley Museum and Library
Wilmington, Del.

The P. S. du Pont office collection, 1749-1939; 14.3 linear ft.; correspondence.

Harvard Business School
Baker Library
Boston, Mass.

George Simmons Coe business papers, 1861-1896; 5 vols.; finding aid; restricted; correspondence.

Harvard University
Museum of Comparative Zoology
Cambridge, Mass.

Agassiz letter books, 1859-1910; 15 vols.; correspondence. Also available online.

Harvard University
Houghton Library
Cambridge, Mass.

Charles Sumner papers, 1829-1895; 46 boxes and 16 vols.; finding aid; restricted; correspondence; microfilm copy available.

Western Americana miscellaneous manuscripts, 1836-1910; 1 box; correspondence.

Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center
Fremont, Ohio

Quintus Flaminius Atkins papers, 1805-1854; 0.25 ft.; correspondence.

Huntington Library
San Marino, Cal.

Hiram Barney collection, 1772-1924; 8,300 items; finding aid; correspondence.

Henry David Cooke papers, 1838-1956; 2 boxes; correspondence.

George Harrington papers, 1849-1891; 1 box; correspondence.

Isaac Sherman papers, 1832-1913; 24 boxes; finding aid; correspondence.

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Illinois State Historical Survey
Urbana, Ill.

Flagg family papers, 1819-1877, 1908; 106 items; correspondence.

Indiana State Library
Indianapolis, Ind.

George Washington Julian papers, 1789-1902; 2.25 linear ft. (4 vols. and 4 boxes); correspondence.

Indiana University
Bloomington, Ind.

Hamilton Smith papers, 1779-1874; 717 items; correspondence.

Kansas Historical Society
Topeka, Kan.

Samuel N. Wood letters, 1857-1870; 1 microfilm reel; letters received.

Library of Congress
Washington, D.C.

Henry Pelham Holmes Bromwell papers, 1794-1929; 2 linear ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

George S. Denison papers, 1851-1884; 300 items; correspondence.

Hamilton Fish papers, 1732-1914; 85 linear ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

John W. Forney papers, 1841-1881; 150 items; correspondence.

Joshua R. Giddings and George Washington Julian papers, 1839-1899; 1.8 linear ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

Burton Norvell Harrison family papers, 1812-1926; 21 ft. (ca. 18,600 items); finding aid; correspondence.

Andrew Johnson papers, 1814-1947; 67 ft. (ca. 40,000 items); finding aid; correspondence.

Alexander Sankey Latty papers, 1851-1890; 60 items; finding aid; correspondence.

Abraham Lincoln papers, 1774-1916; 42,175 items; finding aid; correspondence.

Hugh McCulloch papers, 1855-1905; 2 linear ft.; correspondence.

John McLean papers, 1817-1861; 8 linear ft. (3,500 items); finding aid; correspondence.

Justin Smith Morrill papers, 1825-1923; 22 ft. (10,600 items); finding aid; correspondence.

Stephen C. Rowan papers, 1826-1890; 0.4 linear ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

Jacob William Schuckers papers, 1862-1899; 1 ft. (200 items); finding aid; collection includes correspondence, notes, and miscellaneous papers of Chase`s private secretary.

Alexander Robey Shepard papers, 1776-1945; 7.2 linear ft. (1,950 items); finding aid; political correspondence.

John Sherman papers, 1836-1900; 133 ft. (ca. 111,000 items); correspondence.

Edwin McMasters Stanton papers, 1818-1921; 10 ft. (7,600 items); finding aid; correspondence.

Thaddeus Stevens papers, 1813-1869; 4,750 items; correspondence.

Carl Brent Swisher collection of research material relating to Roger Brooke Taney, 1836-1962; 15 linear ft.; finding aid; represented.

Lyman Trumbull papers, 1843-1894; 13 ft. (ca. 4,500 items); finding aid; correspondence.

John Curtiss Underwood papers, 1856-1898; 2 containers (165 items); correspondence.

Martin Van Buren papers, 1787-1910; 18 linear ft. (ca. 6,000 items); finding aid; correspondence.

Benjamin Franklin Wade papers, 1832-1881; 3,522 items; finding aid; correspondence.

Elihu Benjamin Washburne papers, 1829-1882; 31 ft. (37,000 items); finding aid; correspondence.

Gideon Welles papers, 1777-1911; 30 ft. (ca. 15,000 items); finding aid; correspondence.

Elizur Wright papers, 1793-1935; 8 linear ft. (5,300 items); finding aid; correspondence.

John Russell Young papers, 1843-1898; 28,000 items; finding aid; correspondence.

Lincoln Memorial University
Harrogate, Tenn.

Cassius Marcellus Clay papers, 1842-1901; 1.56 cubic ft.; represented.

Lincoln biographers and contemporaries collection, 1863-1945; 1 linear ft.; represented.

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
Springfield, Ill.

F.B. Carpenter letters, 1865-1866, 1899; 6 items; includes two letters from Chase, one of which mentions what he remembers about cabinet discussions of the Emancipation Proclamation.

Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, La.

Henry Winter Davis letters, 1852-1866; 55 items; represented.

University of Maine
Orono, Me.

Hannibal Hamlin papers, 1828-1891; 11 ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

James Sheperd Pike papers, 1850-1880; 7 ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

Maryland Historical Society
Baltimore, Md.

William Wirt papers, 1784-1864; 9 ft.; finding aid; correspondence; microfilm copy available at Yale University.

Massachusetts Historical Society
Boston, Mass.

Albert Gallatin Browne papers, 1742-1884; 11 boxes, 18 vols., 3 oversize boxes; finding aid; represented.

Lafayette Sabine Foster papers, 1811-1881; 1 box; correspondence.

Franklin Haven reminiscences, 1831-1885; 1 box; represented.

Samuel Hooper papers, 1836-1902; 10 boxes; finding aid; correspondence.

Theodore Parker papers, 1826-1862; 1 box and 14 vols.; finding aid; correspondence.

William Schouler papers, 1840-1872; 1 vol. and 2 boxes; correspondence.

Mercer University
Macon, Ga.

Augustus Octavius Bacon diaries, 1853, 1861, 1868; 3 vol.; represented.

University of Michigan
Bentley Historical Library
Ann Arbor, Mich.

Thomas McIntyre Cooley papers, 1850-1898; 7 ft. and 16 vols.; finding aid; correspondence.

Alpheus Felch papers, 1817-1896; 6 linear ft. and 6 vols.; finding aid; correspondence.

University of Michigan
William L. Clements Library
Ann Arbor, Mich.

Lewis Cass papers, 1774-1924; 3 linear ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

University of Michigan
Transportation Library
Ann Arbor, Mich.

Charles Ellet papers, 1827-1926; ca. 18,000 items; correspondence.

Minnesota Historical Society
St. Paul, Minn.

Elias Franklin Drake and family papers, 1814-1917; 0.25 cubic ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

Dorilus Morrison and family papers, 1706-1913; 1.75 cubic ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

Republican Party records, 1857-1940; 1 box; correspondence.

Mississippi State Department of Archives and History
Jackson, Miss.

Robert James Walker papers, 1821-1869; 72 items; correspondence.

Missouri Historical Society
St. Louis, Mo.

William Greenleaf Elliot papers, 1841-1961; ca. 125 items; correspondence.

George R. Harrington papers, 1842-1908; ca. 1,000 items; correspondence.

Montgomery County Historical Society
Dayton, Ohio

Patterson family papers, 1780-1963; 5 ft. (ca. 3,000 items); correspondence.

Newberry Library
Chicago, Ill.

Daniel Stevens Dickinson papers, 1799-1892; 164 items; finding aid; correspondence.

New Hampshire Historical Society
Concord, N.H.

John Parker Hale papers, 1822-1885; 6 ft.; correspondence.

New Jersey Historical Society
Newark, N.J.

Hornblower family papers, 1760-1900; 5 linear ft.; finding aid; represented.

Peter Dumont Vroom papers, ca. 1820-1893; 20 ft.; correspondence.

Marcus Lawrence Ward papers, ca. 1693-1912; 16 ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

New-York Historical Society
New York, N.Y.

John S. Barnes miscellaneous manuscripts collection, 1756-1931; 1.3 linear ft.; represented.

Frederick Schley diary, 1857-1874; 1 vol.; represented.

John Austin Stevens papers, 1811-1885; 21.5 linear ft.; correspondence.

New York Public Library
New York, N.Y.

Bryant-Godwin papers, 1804-1913; 10.61 linear ft.; finding aid; restricted; correspondence.

Louis Malesherbes Goldsborough papers, 1821-1873; 1 linear ft. (4 boxes); correspondence.

James Alexander Hamilton papers, ca. 1740-1867; ca. 1 linear ft.; restricted; correspondence.

New York State Library
Albany, N.Y.

Edwin Denison Morgan papers, 1830-1872; 50 cubic ft. (105 containers); finding aid; correspondence.

University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, Ind.

Orestes Augustus Brownson papers, 1823-1876; 9 linear ft.; correspondence.

Joshua R. Giddings correspondence, 1854-1860; 1 microfilm reel; correspondence.

Oberlin College
Oberlin, Ohio

James Monroe papers, 1819-1898; 12.4 linear ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

Ohio Historical Society
Columbus, Ohio

Lewis Davis Campbell correspondence, 1850-1877; 1 box; correspondence.

Benjamin Rush Cowen papers, 1846-1897; 52 items; correspondence.

William Dennison papers, 1860-1861; 2 cubic ft.; correspondence.

Joshua Reed Giddings papers, 1821-1866; 2.5 cubic ft.; finding aid; restricted; correspondence.

Friedrich Hassaurek papers, 1849-1881; 2 cubic ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

Thomas D. Jones papers, 1839-1972; 0.5 cubic ft.; correspondence.

Edward Deering Mansfield papers, 1810-1878; ca. 180 items and 7 vols.; correspondence.

William L. McMillen papers, 1852-1896; 72 items; correspondence.

William Medill papers, 1836-1856; 1.5 cubic ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

Pullan family papers, 1812-1914; 1.25 cubic ft.; correspondence.

Steele family papers, 1786-1889; 0.25 cubic ft.; correspondence.

Benjamin Tappan papers, 1795-1857; ca. 650 items; finding aid; correspondence.

Eli Todd Tappan family papers, 1826-1904; 2 cubic ft.; correspondence.

Joseph Vance papers, 1808-1838; 1 cubic ft.; correspondence.

Ohio State University
University Archives
Columbus, Ohio

Norton Strange Townshend papers, ca. 1835-1989; 0.5 cubic ft.; political correspondence.

Peabody Essex Museum
Salem, Mass.

Mary Abigail Dodge papers, 1834-1896; 0.5 linear ft. (1 box); finding aid; correspondence.

John Greenleaf Whittier papers, 1781-1922; 4.5 linear ft. (9 boxes); finding aid; correspondence.

Young Men`s Union (Salem, Mass.) papers, 1855-1880; 1.25 linear ft. (3 boxes); finding aid; correspondence.

Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Harrisburg, Pa.

Simon Cameron papers, 1816-1892; 17 items and 10 microfilm reels; finding aid; correspondence.

Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pa.

Ellis Paxson Oberholtzer collection, 1735-1931; 24 linear ft.; represented.

James Moore Swank papers, 1785-1898; ca. 250 items; correspondence.

Stanford University
Stanford, Cal.

Rebecca Spring papers, ca. 1830-1900; 1 linear ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

Syracuse University
Department of Special Collections
Syracuse, N.Y.

John A. Dix collection, 1831-1879; 0.75 linear ft.; finding aid; letters received.

Charles Baldwin Sedgwick papers, 1814-1891; 1.8 linear ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

Gerrit Smith papers, 1762-1962; 130 linear ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

Virginia Historical Society
Richmond, Va.

Claiborne family papers, 1803-1954; 1,060 items; correspondence.

University of Virginia
Charlottesville, Va.

Henry Ward Beecher papers, 1852-1884; 18 items; finding aid; correspondence.

Letters received by James Shepard Pike, 1854-1873; 1 microfilm reel; correspondence.

Western Reserve Historical Society
Cleveland, Ohio

Jesse Baldwin papers, 1862-1881; 0.2 linear ft. (4 vols.); correspondence.

Warner M. Bateman papers, 1837-1897; 8.8 linear ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

Emerson family papers, 1795-1904; ca. 2 ft.; correspondence.

William Pitt Fessenden papers, 1837-1869; ca. 1 ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

James A. Garfield family papers, 1849-1938; 2 microfilm reels; finding aid; correspondence. Also available at Hiram (Ohio) College.

Abraham Lincoln collection, 1841-1870; 0.2 linear ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

William P. Palmer collection of Civil War manuscripts, ca. 1761-ca. 1910; 18.4 linear ft.; represented.

Albert Gallatin Riddle papers, 1835-1902; 2.6 linear ft.; correspondence.

United States Customs Service, Port of Cleveland records, 1860-1905; 0.2 linear ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

Wisconsin Historical Society
Madison, Wis.

William Henry Brisbane papers, 1829-1975; 2 cubic ft.; finding aid; letters received.

Moses M. Davis papers, 1849-1883; 0.2 cubic ft. (1 box); finding aid; correspondence.

Correspondence of Alexander and John L. Mitchell, 1859-1906; 0.4 cubic ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

John Fox Potter papers, 1767, 1810-1925; 1.1 cubic ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

Philetus Sawyer miscellany, 1840-1918; 0.2 cubic ft.; represented.

Yale University
Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
New Haven, Conn.

Walker family papers, 1848-1917; 2.5 linear ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

Yale University
Sterling Memorial Library
New Haven, Conn.

Carrington family papers, 1749-1929; 3 linear ft. (8 boxes, 1 folio); finding aid; correspondence.

S. Griswold Flagg collection, 1825-1938; 1 linear ft. (2 boxes, 1 folio); finding aid; correspondence.

Fowler family papers, 1707-1870; 0.25 linear ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

 

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