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Franklin Pierce Papers, 1820-1946

Title: Franklin Pierce Papers, 1820-1946

Creator: Pierce, Franklin, 1804-1869

Creator Role: Author

Accession / Call Number: 1929.001

Object ID: 1929.001

Date: 1820-1946

Physical Description: 2 linear feet ; approximately 1,500 items.

Level of Description: Collection

Scope and Content: Correspondence, diary 1847, speeches, deeds, newspapers clippings, and scrapbook. Chiefly letters from Pierce to his sister Elizabeth, and her husband, Gen. John McNeil, relating to politics and family matters, and correspondence, and clippings pertaining to the election of 1852. Includes deeds and correspondence about the Plumbago graphite mine in Goshen, NH and papers of Pierce's brother Henry D. Pierce, his nephews, Frank H. and Kirk D. pierce, and Kirk's daughters, Susan and Mary Pierce. For correspondents included see names section of this entry. In part photocopies of originals in the Henry E. Huntington Library, San Marino, CA and the John M. Longyear Research Library, Marquette, MI; and microfilm includes 7 reels of Pierce Papers from the Library of Congress

Subjects: Pierce, Jane M. (Jane Means), 1806-1863.

Locations: United States Politics and government 1815-1861.
United States History 1845-1848, War with Mexico.
New Hampshire History 1800-1899 (19th century)

People: Pierce, Franklin, 1804-1869, McNeil, John, 1784-1850, Pierce, Benjamin, 1757-1839

Organizations: Pierce family

Location Code: Manuscripts Dept.

Restrictions: Available for research.

Finding Aid Link: RS24892_Pierce_Franklin_Papers_1929.001.pdf

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