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Author:        Wadsworth, James, 1768-1844.
Title:         James Wadsworth family papers, 1730-1959.
Description:   7,000 items.
               50 containers plus 1 oversize.
               22 linear feet.
Local Call No: 0531J
               Oversize 5:7
Notes:         Open to research.
               Correspondence, diaries, financial papers, scrapbooks,
                  clippings, photographs, and other papers of the
                  family of James Wadsworth (1768-1844) and his
                  brother, William Wadsworth (1761-1833), who settled
                  in Geneseo, N.Y., in 1790 and endowed schools and
                  libraries there.
               Includes papers of James S. Wadsworth (1807-1864), son
                  of James Wadsworth, Union Army officer who fought in
                  the battle of Gettysburg, Pa., and was mortally
                  wounded in the battle of the Wilderness (Va.); James
                  Wolcott Wadsworth (1846-1926), son of James S.
                  Wadsworth, Union Army officer, state legislator, and
                  U.S. representative from New York; and James Wolcott
                  Wadsworth, Jr. (1877-1952), U.S. senator and
                  representative from New York and chairman, National
                  Security Training Commission, whose congressional
                  papers comprise the bulk of the collection.  Also
                  includes papers of James Wolcott Wadsworth, Jr.'s
                  father-in-law, John Hay (1838-1905), diplomat and
                  U.S. secretary of state (1898-1905), whose letters
                  comment on life in London, England, and Washington,
               Also included are a letter (1864 July 9) from Abraham
                  Lincoln to Horace Greeley promising safe conduct for
                  any emissaries of peace, abandonment of slavery, or
                  restoration of the Union from Jefferson Davis; an
                  album of autographed photographs of leaders in the
                  Lincoln administration; and letters of Theodore
               Photograph album also available through the Library of
                  Congress Web site, Words and Deeds in American
                  History (American Memory).
               Gift, Mrs. Stuart Symington, Mr. and Mrs. James W.
                  Wadsworth, Reverdy Wadsworth, and James W.
                  Symington, 1960-1983.
               Landowner, reformer, and philanthropist whose family
                  settled Geneseo, N.Y.
               Collection material in English.
               Finding aid available in the Library of Congress
                  Manuscript Reading Room and at
Subjects:      Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889.
               Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872 -- Correspondence.
               Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 -- Correspondence.
               Wadsworth family.
               United States. Army -- Officers.
               United States. Congress.
               United States. Dept. of State.
               United States. National Security Training Commission.
               Diplomatic and consular service, American -- Great
               Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863.
               Libraries -- New York (State) -- Geneseo --
               Schools -- New York (State) -- Geneseo -- Endowments.
               Slavery -- Southern States.
               Wilderness, Battle of the, Va., 1864.
               Geneseo (N.Y.) -- History.
               London (England) -- Social life and customs -- 19th
               New York (State) -- Politics and government --
               Pennsylvania -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 --
               United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 --
               United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 --
               United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 --
               United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 --
               United States -- Politics and government -- 1865-1933.
               Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 --
               Washington (D.C.) -- Social life and customs -- 19th
               Landowners. itoamc
               Philanthropists. itoamc
               Reformers. itoamc
Other authors: Hay, John, 1838-1905. John Hay papers.
               Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865. Abraham Lincoln
                  correspondence. 1864 July 9.
               Wadsworth, James S. (James Samuel), 1807-1864. James
                  S. Wadsworth papers.
               Wadsworth, James Wolcott, 1846-1926. James Wolcott
                  Wadsworth papers.
               Wadsworth, James Wolcott, 1877-1952. James Wolcott
                  Wadsworth papers.
               Wadsworth, William, 1761-1833. William Wadsworth
Location:      Library of Congress Manuscript Division Washington,
                  D.C. 20540 USA dcu
Source:        DLC DLC DLC dacs
Control No.:   5802494
URL:           Photograph album
               Finding aid
               Finding aid (PDF)

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