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New Hampshire Historical Society
30 Park Street
Concord, NH 03301

Description:

Founded in 1823 the New Hampshire Historical Society is an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to saving, preserving, and sharing New Hampshire history. Nowhere will you find a more extensive collection of objects and archives related to New Hampshire’s history. The Society shares these vast collections through its research library, museum, website, publications, exhibitions, and youth and adult educational programs.

 

https://www.nhhistory.org

Categories: John Quincy Adams, Martin Van Buren, John Tyler, Millard Fillmore,

Collections:
Daniel Webster Papers,1798-1852.
Jacob H. Gallinger Papers, 1862-1919
William E. Chandler Papers, 1829-1917
Franklin Pierce Papers, 1820-1964

Note that this is an incomplete collections list. Please contact the organization directly for the most current information about their holdings.


Daniel Webster Papers,1798-1852.

ca. 6 ft. (20 v. and 3 boxes, ca. 2500 items)
This entry replaces NUCMC MS 73-193.
In part, described in Guide and Index to the Microfilm of the Papers of Daniel Webster, by Charles M. Wiltse (1971).
Correspondence relating to Webster's political, social, business, and personal life, addresses, memoranda, articles, and other papers. Includes much correspondence between Webster and his first wife, Grace (Fletcher) Webster, and his second wife, Caroline (Leroy) Webster; personal correspondence of both wives; the Hulsemann letter and other correspondence relating to the American attitude toward the Austrian Revolution; notes on Webster's "Reply to Hayne" and "Seventh of March" speeches; and correspondence with Lord Ashburton relating to the Webster-Ashburton Treaty. Other correspondents include John Quincy Adams, John C. Calhoun, Henry Clay, Millard Fillmore, John Tyler, and Martin Van Buren.
The repository also has 10 reels of microfilm (positive) of 20 v. of the collection.
Statesman.
Finding aid in the repository.
http://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/collection/data/71013682

Size
6 feet

Presidential content includes:

- John Quincy Adams

- Millard Fillmore

- John Tyler

- Martin Van Buren

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Jacob H. Gallinger Papers, 1862-1919

Gallinger, Jacob H. (Jacob Harold), 1837-1918. Physician, U.S. representative, and senator, from Concord, N.H. Correspondence, speeches, physician's accounts, autograph album of the 52d Congress, and scrapbooks of newspaper clippings dealing with Gallinger's political career, including appointments to office, invitations to speak at political campaigns, letters in praise of his speeches, replies to a testimonial for him in 1911, and material relating to his work on the merchant marine, and other Senate committees, the Republican National Conventions, the Republican State Committee, and questions of the day. Correspondents include William Howard Taft, Theodore Roosevelt, senators, congressmen, and New Hampshire political leaders.

 

https://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/collection/data/71015251

Size
1,000 items

Presidential content includes:

- Theodore Roosevelt

- William Taft

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William E. Chandler Papers, 1829-1917

Chandler, William E. (William Eaton), 1835-1917. Lawyer, politician, and U.S. senator, from Concord, N.H. Correspondence, family records, diaries, documents, articles, speeches, and newspaper clippings, relating to Chandler's political career, especially as assistant secretary of the Treasury (1865-1867), secretary of the Republican National Committee (1868, 1872, 1876), secretary of the Navy (1882-1885), U.S. senator (1887-1901), and as president of the Spanish Treaty Claims Commission (1901-07). Includes material on the China-Boxer Indemnity Fund, cotton courts in Mississippi, Dakota politics (1880-1884), Harvard Law School, litigation over the estate of Mary Baker Eddy (1906-1916), the Philippines, Cuba, prosecution of Civil War claims in England, the Washington central market, and Boston and Maine Railroad; and in New Hampshire, the Concord post office, the fight against railroad consolidation and political domination, temperance, the management of Chandler's newspapers, the Independent Statesman and Concord Monitor, and Republican Party politics in New Hampshire (1864-1917).

Correspondents include Robert Perkins Bass, Louis D. Brandeis, William Jennings Bryan, Benjamin Franklin Butler, William L. Chambers, George Henry Chandler, William E. Chandler, Zachariah Chandler, Winston Churchill, Jeremiah Jones Colbath (Henry Wilson), Roscoe Conkling, Stephen Benton Elkins, George G. Fogg, James A. Garfield, William Lloyd Garrison, Horace Greeley, Daniel Hall, Robert M. LaFollette, Henry Cabot Lodge, Levi P. Morton, Nehemiah G. Ordway, Jeter Connelly Pritchard, Whitelaw Reid, Edward Henry Rollins, Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, Henry Moore Teller, Benjamin Ryan Tillman, W. Monroe Trotter, Booker T. Washington, Henry Wilson, and Leonard Wood.
 

 

https://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/collection/data/70961437

Size
22 linear ft

Presidential content includes:

- Theodore Roosevelt

- William Taft

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Franklin Pierce Papers, 1820-1964

Presidential content includes:

- Franklin Pierce

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