About this Item


  • Abel Doysié papers,


  • Correspondence, research notes, printed matter, and miscellaneous family material. Primarily letters received from scholars and others at universities, libraries, and institutions for whom Doysié did historical and genealogical research in various French archives in the years following 1936. Correspondence from Waldo Gifford Leland reflects Doysié's life and work. Other correspondents include James Truslow Adams, Henry Putney Beers, Whitfield J. Bell, Samuel Flagg Bemis, Julian P. Boyd, William L. Clements, Worthington Chauncey Ford, J. Franklin Jameson, Waldo Gifford Leland, Charles Coleman Sellers, Lothrop Stoddard, James B. Wilbur, Carter Godwin Woodson, and the Eleutherian Mills Historical Library, Illinois Historical Survey, Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.), the University of Michigan, and University of Pennsylvania.


  • Doysié, Abel, 1886-1973.


  • -  Adams, James Truslow,--1878-1949--Correspondence
  • -  Beers, Henry A.--(Henry Augustin),--1847-1926--Correspondence
  • -  Stanton, Edwin M.--(Edwin McMasters),--1814-1869--Correspondence
  • -  Bemis, Samuel Flagg,--1891-1973--Correspondence
  • -  Boyd, Julian P.--(Julian Parks),--1903-1980--Correspondence
  • -  Clements, William L.--(William Lawrence),--1861-1934--Correspondence
  • -  Ford, Worthington Chauncey,--1858-1941--Correspondence
  • -  Jameson, J. Franklin--(John Franklin),--1859-1937--Correspondence
  • -  Leland, Waldo Gifford,--1879-1966--Correspondence
  • -  Sellers, Charles Coleman,--1903-1980--Correspondence
  • -  Stoddard, Lothrop,--1883-1950--Correspondence
  • -  Wilbur, James B.--(James Benjamin),--1856-1929--Correspondence
  • -  Woodson, Carter Godwin,--1875-1950--Correspondence
  • -  Eleutherian Mills Historical Library--Correspondence
  • -  Illinois Historical Survey--Correspondence
  • -  Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)--Correspondence
  • -  University of Michigan--Correspondence
  • -  University of Pennsylvania--Correspondence
  • -  Archives--France
  • -  Genealogy
  • -  Historiography


  • -  Arranged in two series. Series 1: General Correspondence, 1910-1967; and Series 2: Addition, 1913-1951.
  • -  Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Container number, Abel Doysié Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
  • -  Gift and purchase, Abel Doysié, 1967-1971.
  • -  Genealogical researcher, historian, and translator.
  • -  Collection material in English and French.
  • -  Finding aid available in the Library of Congress Manuscript Reading Room and at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms010019


  • 4,850 items.
  • 15 containers.
  • 7.4 linear feet.


Library of Congress Control Number

  • mm78051797

Access Advisory

  • Open to research.

Additional Metadata Formats

Rights & Access

More about Copyright and other Restrictions

For guidance about compiling full citations consult Citing Primary Sources.

Cite This Item

Citations are generated automatically from bibliographic data as a convenience, and may not be complete or accurate.

Chicago citation style:

Doysié, Abel. Abel Doysié papers.

APA citation style:

Doysié, A. Abel Doysié papers.

MLA citation style:

Doysié, Abel. Abel Doysié papers.