Edward Stevens Henry papers

Edward Stevens Henry papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Henry, Edward Stevens, 1836-1921
Title: Edward Stevens Henry papers
Dates: 1858-1921
Quantity: 2.4 Linear feet (6 document boxes)
Abstract: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.
Coll. Number: ms65

Biographical/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).


Arrangement

Arranged by record type.


Index Terms

Account books
Business records.
Congressional records.
Connecticut--Politics and government--1775-1865.
Connecticut--Politics and government--1865-1950.
Connecticut. Treasury Dept.
Legislators--Connecticut.
Legislators--United States.
Mayors--Connecticut.
Merchants--Connecticut.
Rockville (Conn.)--Politics and government--19th century.
Stores, Retail--Connecticut.
United States. Congress. House.

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.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Edward Stevens Henry papers, MS 65. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxFolder
11Correspondence, 1886
 
2Correspondence, 1887
 
3Correspondence, 1888
 
4Correspondence, 1889
 
5Correspondence, 1890
 
6Correspondence, 1891
 
7Correspondence, 1892
 
8Correspondence, 1983
 
9Correspondence, 1894
 
10Correspondence, 1895
 
11Correspondence, 1896
 
12Correspondence, 1897
 
13Correspondence, 1898
 
14Correspondence, 1899
 
15Correspondence, 1900
 
16Correspondence, 1901
 
17Correspondence, 1902
 
18Correspondence, 1903
 
BoxFolder
21Correspondence, 1904
 
2Correspondence, 1905
 
3Correspondence, 1906
 
4Correspondence, 1907
 
5Correspondence, 1908
 
6Correspondence, 1909
 
7Correspondence, Jan.-May 1910
 
8Correspondence, June-Aug. 1910
 
9Correspondence, Sep.-Dec. 1910
 
10Correspondence, 1911
 
11Correspondence, 1912
 
12Correspondence, 1913
 
13Correspondence, 1914-1921
 
14Correspondence re: Public Building Bill
 
15Paul Ackerly Correspondence
 
16Misc. Correspondence, undated
 
BoxItem
31Letters, Jan.- June 1900
 
2Scrapbook, 1900-1901
 
BoxItem
41Letters, 1899
 
2Letters, July 1900- March 1901
 
BoxItem
51Letters, Dec. 1902- March 1903
 
2Letters, Nov. 1903- May 1904
 
3Journal (Account Book), March 1858- June 1859
 
BoxItem
61Journal (Account Book), Aug. 1- 1860- Sept. 14, 1861
 
2Journal (Account Book), Sept. 15, 1861- Oct. 31, 1862