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The University of Iowa Libraries
100 Main Library (LIB)
Iowa City, IA 52242-1420


 

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The University of Iowa Libraries is the largest library system in Iowa and 9th in materials expenditures among U.S. public research libraries (ARL FY10 data). The University’s Main Library, Hardin Library for the Health Sciences, 5 branch libraries, and the Law Library contain more than 5 million volumes.

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Categories: John Tyler, Andrew Johnson, Ulysses S. Grant, Rutherford B. Hayes,

Collections:
John Tyler to H.A. Wise. Williamsburg, VA. 26 December 1838
Various Letters from Grover Cleveland
Andrew Johnson Letter to John A. Dix. Washington D.C. 6 October 1866
William H. Taft’s Letters to William S. Kenyon, 1911-1923
Ulysses S. Grant to Charles J. Folger, 26 June 1882
Various Letters from William H. Taft, 1905-1922
Hayes, Rutherford, to Major Morgan, 2 August 1881
Papers of William B. Allison, 1862-1916
Papers of William S. Kenyon 1911-1933
Henry Cantwell Wallace Papers, 1904-1930
Calvin Coolidge, Various Letters 1920-1932
Chester Alan Arthur to Alan Arthur, 21 March 1881
Chester Alan Arthur to Campbell Allen, 20 Aug. 1853

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


John Tyler to H.A. Wise. Williamsburg, VA. 26 December 1838

1 item (3 p.)
Autograph letter signed.
Concerning Wise's chances for re-election and other political matters.
 

http://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/collection/data/122603676

Size
1 item

Presidential content includes:

- John Tyler

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Various Letters from Grover Cleveland

Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908.

 

https://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/collection/data/122371610

Grover Cleveland to L. Clarke Davis, New York, NY, January 4, 1891. Making plans for a visit to Philadelphia. ALS (with envelope).

 

https://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/collection/data/122503944

Grover Cleveland to W. Cleveland Allen. Lakewood, NJ. May 8, 1892. ALS. Concerning an argument between Allen and his sister over the settlement of an estate.

 

https://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/collection/data/86139915

Grover Cleveland to Henry Watterson. Buzzard's Bay, MA. July 1, 1892. ALS (With envelope). Concerning a statement made by Watterson in the Louisville Courier-Journal mentioning his feelings about the upcoming election.

 

https://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/collection/data/122571117

Grover Cleveland to Henry R. Reed. Buzzard's Bay, MA. August 15, 1892. TLS. Concerning his thanks for Reed's support and his comments on the political situation.

 

https://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/collection/data/122576858

Grover Cleveland to J.B. Gilder. Buzzard's Bay, MA. July 13, 1904. Autograph letter signed. Concerning some articles which he is writing and intending to write.

 

https://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/collection/data/122571226

Grover Cleveland to Edward Bok. Princeton, NJ. January 30, 1905. ALS. Concerning his article Woman's mission and woman's clubs; and his definition of woman's clubs.

Size
19 pages

Presidential content includes:

- Grover Cleveland

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Andrew Johnson Letter to John A. Dix. Washington D.C. 6 October 1866

1 item (2 p.)
Autograph letter signed.
Concerning his regret at not being able to participate in a celebration of the completion of the Union Pacific Railroad Company.
http://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/collection/data/122603595

Size
1 item

Presidential content includes:

- Andrew Johnson

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William H. Taft’s Letters to William S. Kenyon, 1911-1923

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

 

Letter to William S. Kenyon. Washington, DC. 1911 June 30.
Relating Taft's indignation concerning remarks made by Edward Hines regarding Taft's alleged part in Senator Lorimer's election; accusing Hines of perjury and asking for Kenyon's advice on the matter.
https://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/collection/data/233129402

 

Letter to William S. Kenyon. Washington, DC. 1911 July 11.
Concerning the meeting Taft had with Senator Bourne about the tariff duty on lumber; recalling that Edward Hines was not at the meeting.

https://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/collection/data/233129409

 

Letter to William S. Kenyon. Washington, DC. 1911 July 21.
Concerning Senator Aldrich's testimony; expressing his pleasure that the record is correct.

https://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/collection/data/233129421

 

Letter to William S. Kenyon. Washington, DC. 1922 Dec 24.
Summoning Judge Kenyon to a conference of the Senior Circuit Judges, replacing Judge Sanborn who is unable to attend due to illness.

https://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/collection/data/233129988

 

Letter to William S. Kenyon, Washington, DC. 1922 Dec. 30.
Includes a typed copy of a telegram from Judge Samuel Sibley.
Referring Kenyon to an enclosure; discussing an appropriate sum to request for a legal fund.

https://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/collection/data/233129885

 

Letter to William S. Kenyon. Washington, DC. 1923 Jan. 11.
Discussing the pros and cons of appointing either Garesche or Spencer to the Federal bench.

https://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/collection/data/233129889

 

Letter to William S. Kenyon. Washington, DC. 1923 Jan. 20.
Agreeing that Garesche would be a better court appointment than Spencer; criticizing Spencer.

https://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/collection/data/233129893

 

Letter to William S. Kenyon. Washington, DC. 1923 Feb. 5.
Asking Kenyon for a statement of opinions written by various circuit judges since the establishment of the court of appeals.

https://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/collection/data/233129897

 

Letter to William S. Kenyon. Washington, DC. 1923 Feb. 16.
Expressing his understanding of Kenyon's reluctance; allowing that judges can look up their own statistics.

https://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/collection/data/233129900

 

Letter to William S. Kenyon. Washington, DC. 1923 Mar. 30.
Sending Kenyon a copy of the meeting minutes of the Council of Senior Circuit Judges; asking him to bring them to the next meeting.

https://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/collection/data/233129992

Size
12 pages

Presidential content includes:

- William Taft

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Ulysses S. Grant to Charles J. Folger, 26 June 1882

1 item (4 p.)
ALS.
Concerning a political appointment in St. Louis and his comments on President Garfield.
http://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/collection/data/122571219

Size
1 item

Presidential content includes:

- Ulysses S. Grant

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Various Letters from William H. Taft, 1905-1922

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

 

Letter to William B. Allison. Washington, DC. 1905 Feb. 24.
Concerning a section he would like amended in the tariff bill.

https://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/collection/data/122561124

 

Letter to William B. Allison. Washington, DC. 1905 Oct. 4.

Concerning the data (the positions of the 15th and 16th Iowa Regiments) to be placed on the monuments at the battlefield of Shiloh.

https://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/collection/data/122504023

 

Letter to John Galvin. Hot Springs, VA. 1908 July 13.

Agreeing to future meeting with Galvin and Charles E. Pickett.

https://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/collection/data/122603671

 

Letter to W.D. Evans. Beverly, MA. 1910 Sept. 12.
Thanking the Judge for his letter of approval of a speech of Pres. Taft and commenting on his legislative aims.

https://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/collection/data/122571144

 

Letter to Thomas H. Macbride. New Haven, CT. 1915 Oct. 6.
Concerning David Prescott Barrows' experience and abilities.

https://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/collection/data/122371607

 

Letter to Thomas H. Macbride. New Haven, CT. 1915 Dec. 29.
Concerning a possible lecture engagement at the University of Iowa.

https://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/collection/data/122415074

 

Letter to Henry C. Wallace. Washington, DC. 1919 May 5.
Concerning his hope that the peace treaty will be accepted by the Republicans now that some amendments have been made.

https://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/collection/data/122504019

 

Letter to Harry P. Harrison. Pointe-au-Pic, Canada. 1916 July 25.
Concerning his availability to speak in the Chicago area.

https://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/collection/data/148529458

 

Letter to Dr. Eugene A. Gilmore. Washington, DC. 1922 Jan. 28.
Enclosing a letter to General Wood; and recommending a lawyer in the Philippine Islands.

https://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/collection/data/148529437

Size
11 pages

Presidential content includes:

- William Taft

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Hayes, Rutherford, to Major Morgan, 2 August 1881

1 item (1 p.)
ALS.
Concerning his request for an annual report; and his anxiety over President Garfield's condition.

http://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/collection/data/122399804
 

Size
1 item

Presidential content includes:

- Rutherford B. Hayes

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Papers of William B. Allison, 1862-1916

Allison, William B. (William Boyd), 1829-1908. U.S. Senator and Representative from Iowa. The papers of William B. Allison document his political career. Consisting primarily of correspondence, the papers include letters from: Albert B. Cummins, Jonathan P. Dolliver, Stuyvesant Fish, George D. Perkins, Theodore Roosevelt, Leslie M. Shaw, William H. Taft, and Henry Wallace. Spanning half a century, the topics discussed range from banking to Indian affairs, Oklahoma statehood to the Panama Canal, and railroads to Republicans.

 

https://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/collection/data/148787411

Size
3.5 linear ft

Presidential content includes:

- Theodore Roosevelt

- William Taft

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Papers of William S. Kenyon 1911-1933

Kenyon, William Squire, 1869-1933. U.S. Senator from Iowa and U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals judge. The papers of William S. Kenyon concern his career in the U.S. Senate and on the bench the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals (Eighth Circuit). Correspondence files span the years 1911-1933. Theses letters primarily relate to his court appointment, election campaigns, and other political activities. There are letters from Presidents Taft, Harding, Coolidge, and Hoover, as well as from such notable Iowans as Martin J. Wade, J.R. Howard, N.E. Kendall, John Hammill, and Charles A. Rawson. Subject files in the collection range from the Wickersham Commission to political primaries while Kenyon's judicial career is documented with all of his court assignments and related correspondence. Speeches and clippings make up the remainder of the papers, recording Kenyon's positions on many issues of his time including: the Teapot Dome scandal, WWI, prohibition, and Republican Party politics.

 

https://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/collection/data/233130623

Size
6 linear feet

Presidential content includes:

- William Taft

- Warren G. Harding

- Calvin Coolidge

- Herbert Hoover

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Henry Cantwell Wallace Papers, 1904-1930

Wallace, Henry Cantwell, 1866-1924. Editor of Wallaces' Farmer; appointed U.S. Secretary of Agriculture by Warren Harding in 1921. He was a member of the executive committee of the Roosevelt Memorial Association and of the International Committee of Young Men's Christian Associations. During his administration he promoted farm relief legislation.

Speeches, articles, correspondence, pamphlets, reports, photographs, obituaries, and newspaper clippings.
Correspondents were notable farm advocates and politicians, including many U.S. Senators and Representatives. Among them are: Herbert Hoover, William H. Taft, Theodore Roosevelt, James Wilson, Albert B. Cummins, and Gifford Pinchot.
Henry Cantwell Wallace Papers.
 

https://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/collection/data/122463982

Size
2.25 linear ft

Presidential content includes:

- Herbert Hoover

- Theodore Roosevelt

- William Taft

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Calvin Coolidge, Various Letters 1920-1932

Calvin Coolidge to William S. Kenyon. Washington, DC. [192?]. Asking Kenyon to delay action on a matter under consideration. Autographed letter signed.

https://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/collection/data/233129424

 

Calvin Coolidge to William Squire Kenyon. Washington, DC. [1923?]. Asking Kenyon to drop in on him this evening. Autograph letter signed.

https://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/collection/data/824172420

 

Calvin Coolidge to Harry P. Harrison G. Northampton, MA. 1923 June 21. Concerning his being able to arrange a speaking engagement; will confer with other parties before a final decision is reached. Typed note signed.

https://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/collection/data/122504074

 

Calvin Coolidge to Harry P. Harrison G. Northampton, MA. 1923 June 28. It will be impossible for him to go to Port Huron at this time. Typed note signed.

https://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/collection/data/122576832

 

Calvin Coolidge to Daniel Wallace. Washington, DC. 1923 Sept. 24. Concerning Coolidge's request for advice on the part the Government should play in the agricultural industry. Typed letter signed.

https://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/collection/data/122561119

 

Calvin Coolidge to Dante M. Pierce. Washington, DC. 1923 Dec. 15. Concerning his thanks for an article which appeared. TLS.

https://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/collection/data/148526167

 

Calvin Coolidge to Frank G. Moorhead. Washington, DC. 1925 Nov. 10. Concerning his thanks for Moorhead's favorable editorials. Typescript letter signed.

https://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/collection/data/122571140

 

Calvin Coolidge to John W. Carey. Rapid City, SD. 1927 July 20. Thanking Carey for a column about the Summer White House. Typescript letter signed.

https://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/collection/data/122504009

 

Calvin Coolidge to E.T. Meredith. [Washington, DC]. 1927 Nov. 11. Thanking Meredith for a letter recommending Claude R. Porter as a member of the Interstate Commerce Commission. Typescript letter signed (with a carbon of Meredith's letter).

https://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/collection/data/122603642

 

Calvin Coolidge to E.T. Meredith. [Washington, DC]. 1927 Nov. 28. Concerning a visit made by Meredith in support of Claude R. Porter as a member of the Interstate Commerce Commission. Typescript letter signed.

https://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/collection/data/122335103

 

William Marion Jardine (1879-1955) to Glen Walton Blodgett. Washington DC. 1930 Feb. 3. Concerning his opinions of Calvin Coolidge. Autograph letter signed.

https://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/collection/data/233099065

 

Calvin Coolidge to William S. Kenyon. Northampton, MA. 1932 Aug. 6. Arranging a meeting to discuss business.

https://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/collection/data/233129429

Size
13 pages

Presidential content includes:

- Calvin Coolidge

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Chester Alan Arthur to Alan Arthur, 21 March 1881

Arthur, Chester Alan, 1829-1886. Letter to Alan Arthur, March 21, 1881 in Washington, D.C. With inscription to Henry A. Wallace from Chester Arthur, the President's grandson. Concerning gloves he wants sent.

 

http://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/collection/data/122552960

Size
1 page

Presidential content includes:

- Chester A. Arthur

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Chester Alan Arthur to Campbell Allen, 20 Aug. 1853

Arthur, Chester Alan, 1829-1886. Letter to Campbell Allen. West Troy, NY. August 20, 1853. Concerning Allen's sickness and the question of finding a replacement for his teaching job; and other personal matters.

 

https://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/collection/data/122654452

Size
4 pages

Presidential content includes:

- Chester A. Arthur

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