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Edward Stevens Henry papers

Edward Stevens Henry papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Edward Stevens Henry papers
Creator: Henry, Edward Stevens
Inclusive Dates: 1858-1921
Language: English
Extent: 2.4 Linear Feet (6 document boxes)
Collection Number: ms65
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Edward Stevens Henry (1836-1921) served as a U.S. House of Representatives (1895-1913), Connecticut legislator, State Treasurer (1889-1893), and Mayor of Rockville, Connecticut (1894-1895).

Scope and Content

The collection consists of the papers of Edward Stevens Henry from 1858-1921. The papers include correspondence (1886-1921), account books (1858-1862), letter books (1898-1904), and a scrapbook of newsclippings (1900-1901). The correspondence and letterbooks document Henry's service as a Connecticut legislator, State Treasurer, Mayor of Rockville, and as a U.S. Congressman. Includes correspondence with constituents, fellow legislators, and government departments. The account books, probably from Henry's dry-goods business in Rockville (Conn.), include name of customer, list of items purchased, and price.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged by record type.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Edward Stevens Henry papers, ms65, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Account books.
Business records.
Congressional records.
Connecticut -- Politics and government -- 1775-1865.
Connecticut -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950.
Legislators -- United States.
Rockville (Conn.) -- Politics and government -- 19th century.
United States. Congress. House

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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11Correspondence, 1886
 
12Correspondence, 1887
 
13Correspondence, 1888
 
14Correspondence, 1889
 
15Correspondence, 1890
 
16Correspondence, 1891
 
17Correspondence, 1892
 
18Correspondence, 1983
 
19Correspondence, 1894
 
110Correspondence, 1895
 
111Correspondence, 1896
 
112Correspondence, 1897
 
113Correspondence, 1898
 
114Correspondence, 1899
 
115Correspondence, 1900
 
116Correspondence, 1901
 
117Correspondence, 1902
 
118Correspondence, 1903
 
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21Correspondence, 1904
 
22Correspondence, 1905
 
23Correspondence, 1906
 
24Correspondence, 1907
 
25Correspondence, 1908
 
26Correspondence, 1909
 
27Correspondence, Jan.-May 1910
 
28Correspondence, June-Aug. 1910
 
29Correspondence, Sep.-Dec. 1910
 
210Correspondence, 1911
 
211Correspondence, 1912
 
212Correspondence, 1913
 
213Correspondence, 1914-1921
 
214Correspondence re: Public Building Bill
 
215Paul Ackerly Correspondence
 
216Misc. Correspondence, undated
 
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31Letters, Jan.- June 1900
 
32Scrapbook , 1900-1901
 
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41Letters, 1899
 
42Letters, July 1900- March 1901
 
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51Letters, Dec. 1902- March 1903
 
52Letters, Nov. 1903- May 1904
 
53Journal (Account Book), March 1858- June 1859
 
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61Journal (Account Book), Aug. 1- 1860- Sept. 14, 1861
 
62Journal (Account Book), Sept. 15, 1861- Oct. 31, 1862