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William Henry Seward papers, 1838-1867



Seward, William Henry, 1801-1872.



.2 linear ft. (1 box).

Access Restrictions

Apply in Speical Collections Office for admission to the Manuscripts and Archives Division.

Scope/Contents Note

Original letters to various correspondents, 1838-1866 and undated; typed transcripts of letters to James Bowen, 1838-1846; journal of a trip from Washington, D.C. to Chesapeake Bay and out to sea accompanied by plenipotentiaries of France, Spain, and Portugal, 1868 July 3-6; journal of a trip across the continent, 1869 June 8-1870 February 1; engraved portrait, cut signatures,and newspaper clippings.

Biographical/Historical Note

Attorney, Governor of New York, and U.S. Secretary of State under Abraham Lincoln.

Controlled Access Terms

  • Seward, William Henry, 1801-1872.
  • Diaries.
  • Engravings.
  • Politicians.