Title: Franklin Pierce Papers, 1820-1946
Creator: Pierce, Franklin, 1804-1869
Creator Role: Author
Accession / Call Number: 1929.001
Object ID: 1929.001
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
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)
Pierce, Franklin, 1804-1869,
McNeil, John, 1784-1850,
Pierce, Benjamin, 1757-1839
Location Code: Manuscripts Dept.
Restrictions: Available for research.
Finding Aid Link: RS24892_Pierce_Franklin_Papers_1929.001.pdf