Edward Stevens Henry papers

Edward Stevens Henry papers

Descriptive Summary

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

Scope and Content Note

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.


Arranged by record type.

Index 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.

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, ms65, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

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
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
31Letters, Jan.- June 1900
2Scrapbook, 1900-1901
41Letters, 1899
2Letters, July 1900- March 1901
51Letters, Dec. 1902- March 1903
2Letters, Nov. 1903- May 1904
3Journal (Account Book), March 1858- June 1859
61Journal (Account Book), Aug. 1- 1860- Sept. 14, 1861
2Journal (Account Book), Sept. 15, 1861- Oct. 31, 1862