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Chester Alan Arthur papers, 1843-1960
Correspondence, financial papers, scrapbooks, clippings, and other papers relating to Arthur's presidency, his service as collector of customs for the Port of New York, and the New York Republican State Committee. Correspondents include Campbell Allen, Chester Alan Arthur II, James Gillespie Blaine, George Bliss, Benjamin Harris Brewster, Benjamin Helm Bristow, Roscoe Conkling, Robert Graham Dun, Hamilton Fish, Frederick T. Frelinghuysen, Ulysses S. Grant, Charles Julius Guiteau, Wayne MacVeagh, Edwin D. Morgan, Frederick J. Phillips, James C. Reed, Julia I. Sand, Philip Henry Sheridan, John Sherman, William T. Sherman, and Kate Chase Sprague.
Contributor Names
Arthur, Chester Alan, 1829-1886.
Subject Headings
-  Allen, Campbell--Correspondence
-  Arthur, Chester Alan,--1864-1937--Correspondence
-  Blaine, James Gillespie,--1830-1893--Correspondence
-  Bliss, George,--1830-1897--Correspondence
-  Brewster, Benjamin Harris,--1816-1888--Correspondence
-  Bristow, Benjamin Helm,--1832-1896--Correspondence
-  Conkling, Roscoe,--1829-1888--Correspondence
-  Dun, Robert Graham,--1826-1900--Correspondence
-  Fish, Hamilton,--1808-1893--Correspondence
-  Frelinghuysen, Frederick T.--(Frederick Theodore),--1817-1885--Correspondence
-  Grant, Ulysses S.--(Ulysses Simpson),--1822-1885--Correspondence
-  Guiteau, Charles J.--(Charles Julius),--1841-1882--Correspondence
-  MacVeagh, Wayne,--1833-1917--Correspondence
-  Morgan, Edwin D.--(Edwin Denison),--1811-1883--Correspondence
-  Phillips, Frederick J.--Correspondence
-  Reed, James C.--Correspondence
-  Sand, Julia I.--Correspondence
-  Sheridan, Philip Henry,--1831-1888--Correspondence
-  Sherman, John,--1823-1900--Correspondence
-  Sherman, William T.--(William Tecumseh),--1820-1891--Correspondence
-  Sprague, Kate Chase,--1840-1899--Correspondence
-  New York (N.Y.)--Collector of the Port of New York
-  Republican Party (N.Y.).--State Committee--Correspondence
-  Customs administration--New York (State)--New York
-  New York (State)--Politics and government
-  United States--Politics and government--1881-1885
-  Arranged in five series. Series 1: General Correspondence and Related Manuscripts, 1843-1938; Series 2: Arthur-Dun Manuscripts, 1862-1887; Series 3: Arthur Transcripts, 1872-1926; Series 4: Addition, 1846-1960; and Series 5: Addition II, 1882.
-  Chester Alan Arthur Papers at the Library of Congress available through the Library of Congress Web site at
-  Microfilm edition of Series 1-3 available, no. 12,040.
-  Microfilm edition of Series 4 available, no. 18,966.
-  Microfilm produced from originals in the Manuscript Division. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress Photoduplication Service, 1960-1984.
-  Includes copies of material related to Chester Alan Arthur from other collections in the Manuscript Division. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress Manuscript Division.
-  In part, transcripts and photocopies of original correspondence in the files of Dun and Bradstreet, inc. [Place of reproduction and transcription unidentified].
-  Gift, purchase, bequest, and exchange, 1902-2015.
-  President of the United States.
-  Collection material in English.
-  Finding aid available in the Library of Congress Manuscript Reading Room and at
-  Index published by the Library of Congress in 1961 available in the Library of Congress Manuscript Reading Room. Cataloged in record 60060076.
4,400 items.
31 containers plus 1 oversize.
10 microfilm reels.
10.4 linear feet.
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