Thaddeus Stevens papers
Correspondence concerning politics, legal affairs, and business well as other papers of the American politician Thaddeus Stevens.
- Majority of material found in 1853-1872
Extent.5 linear feet (1 box)
Contains correspondence of Thaddeus Stevens concerning politics, legal affairs, and his iron business; correspondence of his nephews, Thaddeus Stevens Jr. and Alanson J. Stevens, both soldiers in the Civil War; and some third party correspondence. Most of the letters by T. Stevens Sr. are to his nephews. Also includes accounts, photographs, printed material, and a few miscellaneous papers.
Biographical / Historical
Stevens was a lawyer, businessman, abolitionist, congressman from Pennsylvania, and a founder of the Republican Party.
Organized into the following series:
- I. Correspondence of Thaddeus Stevens
- II. Other correspondence
- III. Other manuscripts
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of William A. McKibben, 258 Highland Street, Dedham, Massachusetts 02026; received: 1979 Apr. 4.
- Stevens, Thaddeus, 1792-1868. Thaddeus Stevens papers: Guide.
- Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
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