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Stanford University

Green Library
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-6064

 

 

http://library.stanford.edu/spc/manuscripts-division

Description:

The Stanford University Libraries (SUL) is more than a cluster of libraries; it connects people with information by providing diverse resources and services to the academic community.

SUL includes more than 20 individual libraries across campus, each with a world-class collection of books, journals, films, maps, databases, and more. Subject Librarians are available for individual consultation, group classes, and special workshops.

 

Description from: http://library.stanford.edu/about

Categories: John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, James Monroe, John Quincy Adams, Andrew Jackson, Martin Van Buren, William Harrison, John Tyler, James K. Polk, Zachary Taylor, Millard Fillmore, Franklin Pierce, James Buchanan, Andrew Johnson, Ulysses S. Grant, Rutherford B. Hayes, James A. Garfield, Chester A. Arthur, Grover Cleveland, William McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson, Calvin Coolidge, Herbert Hoover, Harry S. Truman, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Richard Nixon,

Collections:
Americana, 1765-1969. Robinson, Elmer E., 1894-1982, collector.
Guide to the Presidential Autographs, 1794-1954 M0005
John Franklin Miller papers, 1848-1886.
Ulysses S. Grant, Certificate of Morrison R. Waite’s chief justice appointment, 21 Jan. 1874
George Barr Baker Papers, 1919-1932
William H. Taft to Dr. B.F. Macnaughton, 7 Oct. 1927
William H. Taft to Adolph Danzinger, 19 March 1906

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


Americana, 1765-1969. Robinson, Elmer E., 1894-1982, collector.

Correspondence, documents, photographs, early American newspapers, and printed matter. Includes documents signed by George Washington and 27 other U.S. presidents, government officials, and seven early California Governors. Correspondents include William Jennings Bryan, Hamilton Fish, eight U.S. presidents, and other American government, civilian and military figures. Lithograph portraits with facsimile signatures of all the presidents from George Washington through Buchanan. Photographs with autographs of all the presidents from Abraham Lincoln through Eisenhower with the exception of President Arthur. Accession #87-035 consists of photographs, lithographs, and broadsides which were transferred from the book collection in the Robinson Room. It is one print box and one map folder. The items are unlisted.

 

Finding aid is available at http://www.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/tf0x0n9845/

Size
1.75 linear ft.

Presidential content includes:

- Thomas Jefferson

- Grover Cleveland

- John Adams

- Calvin Coolidge

- Millard Fillmore

- James A. Garfield

- Ulysses S. Grant

- Herbert Hoover

- James Madison

- Richard Nixon

- Theodore Roosevelt

- Zachary Taylor

- Harry S. Truman

- John Tyler

- Martin Van Buren

- Woodrow Wilson

- Franklin Pierce

- Millard Fillmore

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Guide to the Presidential Autographs, 1794-1954 M0005

18 items

Letters, notes, and documents bearing presidential autographs representing a range from a military return for rations signed by William Henry Harrison (1794) to a copy of a speech given by Dwight D. Eisenhower (1954).

 

Named persons: John Quincy Adams; Chester Alan Arthur; James Buchanan; Dwight D Eisenhower; Millard Fillmore; James A Garfield; William Henry Harrison; Rutherford B Hayes; Andrew Jackson; Andrew Johnson; James Madison; William McKinley; James Monroe; Franklin Pierce; James K Polk; Zachary Taylor; John Tyler; Martin Van Buren

 

OCLC Permalink http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/122560419

 

Finding aid http://pdf.oac.cdlib.org/pdf/stanford/mss/m0005.pdf

Size
.25 linear ft.

Presidential content includes:

- Chester A. Arthur

- John Quincy Adams

- William Harrison

- James Buchanan

- Dwight D. Eisenhower

- Millard Fillmore

- James A. Garfield

- Rutherford B. Hayes

- Andrew Jackson

- Andrew Johnson

- James Madison

- William McKinley

- James Monroe

- Franklin Pierce

- James K. Polk

- Zachary Taylor

- John Tyler

- Martin Van Buren

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John Franklin Miller papers, 1848-1886.

2.5 linear feet.
Open for research; material must be requested at least 36 hours in advance of intended use.
Personal and military correspondence, business, financial and legal papers dealing with Miller's early legal career and military service. Material covers his service in Tennessee during the Civil War, business and political activities in California after the war, and the Alaska Commercial Company. Letters (1880-1886) relate to Miller's term as U.S. Senator from California and his position as chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee. Correspondents include Andrew Johnson, Hugh McCulloch, Mrs. James Polk, and General William Starke Rosecrans.
John Franklin Miller, born 21 November 1831, in South Bend, Indiana, practiced law in Indiana and for a short period in California. Miller served in the Indiana Senate and was a Union Army officer in the Civil War. In 1865 Miller moved to San Francisco and later to Napa, California. In 1869, he became president of the Alaska Commercial Company. He was active in California politics and served in the U.S. Senate from 1881 until his death 8 March 1886.
Finding aid available in Special Collections Reading Room and online. http://www.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/tf3q2nb009/
 

Size
2.5 linear feet

Presidential content includes:

- Andrew Johnson

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Ulysses S. Grant, Certificate of Morrison R. Waite’s chief justice appointment, 21 Jan. 1874

1 p. folded ; 41 x 53 cm. folded to 37 x 22 cm.
Printed certificate filled in by hand with seal of the United States affixed and manuscript oath on back.
Open for research; material must be requested at least 36 hours in advance of intended use.
Printed certificate confirming Morrison R. Waite as Chief Justice of the United States, signed by Ulysses S. Grant and Hamilton Fish, Secretary of State. Morrison Waite's oath is written out by hand on the back, signed by Waite and D.W. Middleton, Clerk of the Supreme Court, and dated March 4, 1874.
http://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/collection/data/784325792

Size
1 item

Presidential content includes:

- Ulysses S. Grant

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George Barr Baker Papers, 1919-1932

Baker, George Barr, 1870-1948, American journalist; a director of the American Relief Administration. Correspondence, photographs, and printed matter, relating to the American Relief Administration; Commission for Relief in Belgium; Paris Peace Conference; American presidential politics and the 1924, 1928, and 1932 presidential campaigns; Calvin Coolidge; Herbert Hoover; the Republican Party; and the foreign language press.

 

http://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/collection/data/754868096

Size
14 boxes

Presidential content includes:

- Calvin Coolidge

- Herbert Hoover

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William H. Taft to Dr. B.F. Macnaughton, 7 Oct. 1927

William H. Taft typescript letter signed to Dr. B.F. Macnaughton, 1927 October 7. Typescript letter from William H. Taft to Dr. B.F. Macnaughton in Montreal, who was about to spend a year in Europe. On Supreme Court of the United States letterhead.

Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930.

 

https://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/collection/data/789126881

Size
1 page

Presidential content includes:

- William Taft

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William H. Taft to Adolph Danzinger, 19 March 1906

William H. Taft typescript letter signed to Adolph Danziger, 1906 March 19. Typescript letter from William H. Taft to Adolph Danziger in New York, sarcastically thanking him for a letter in which Danziger had advised Taft not to accept a position on the Supreme Court.

Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930.

 

https://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/collection/data/789126756

Size
1 page

Presidential content includes:

- William Taft

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