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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

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
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
31Letters, Jan.- June 1900
32Scrapbook , 1900-1901
41Letters, 1899
42Letters, July 1900- March 1901
51Letters, Dec. 1902- March 1903
52Letters, Nov. 1903- May 1904
53Journal (Account Book), March 1858- June 1859
61Journal (Account Book), Aug. 1- 1860- Sept. 14, 1861
62Journal (Account Book), Sept. 15, 1861- Oct. 31, 1862