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Research Guide to Unique William Allen White Resources in the United States

Library of Congress

Finding Aid Available: Record available on Library of Congress online catalog at http://catalog.loc.gov/ Library of Congress

Title: Papers of Henry Justin Allen.
Date: 1896-1942 (bulk 1919-1942).
Extent: 80,000 items. 214 containers.

Scope and Content: Allen was a publisher and governor of Kansas. He also served as a U.S. senator from Kansas. His collection contains correspondence with White, but it is difficult to ascertain the extent of White's correspondence in this collection.

Restrictions: Unknown.

Repository Information:

Address:

The Library of Congress

101 Independence Ave, SE

Washington, DC 20540

Telephone Numbers:

  • General Information (202) 707-5000
  • Directions to the Library (202) 707-4700
  • Reading Room Hours (202) 707-6400
  • http://www.loc.gov/rr/hours.html
  • Visitors' Information (202) 707-8000

Website: http://www.loc.gov/help/contact-general.html


Library of Congress

Title: Papers of Ray Stannard Baker.
Date: 1870-1947 (bulk 1907-1944).

Extent: 30,000 items. 138 containers. 97 microfilm reels. 55.6 linear feet.

Scope and Content: Baker was a journalist and author. His collection contains correspondence with White, but it is difficult to ascertain the extent of White's correspondence in this collection.

Finding Aid Available: Record available on Library of Congress online catalog at http://catalog.loc.gov/

Restrictions: Unknown.

Repository Information:

Address:

The Library of Congress

101 Independence Ave, SE

Washington, DC 20540

Telephone Numbers:

  • General Information (202) 707-5000
  • Directions to the Library (202) 707-4700
  • Reading Room Hours (202) 707-6400
  • http://www.loc.gov/rr/hours.html
  • Visitors' Information (202) 707-8000

Website: http://www.loc.gov/help/contact-general.html


Library of Congress

Title: Papers of William Edgar Borah.
Date: 1905-1940 (bulk 1912-1940).
Extent: 260,000 items. 880 containers plus 2 oversize. 352.4 linear feet.

Scope and Content: Borah was a lawyer and a U.S. senator from Idaho. His collection contains correspondence with White, but it is difficult to ascertain the extent of White's correspondence in this collection.

Finding Aid Available: Record available on Library of Congress online catalog at http://catalog.loc.gov/

Restrictions: Unknown.

Repository Information:

Address:

The Library of Congress

101 Independence Ave, SE

Washington, DC 20540

Telephone Numbers:

  • General Information (202) 707-5000
  • Directions to the Library (202) 707-4700
  • Reading Room Hours (202) 707-6400
  • http://www.loc.gov/rr/hours.html
  • Visitors' Information (202) 707-8000

Website: http://www.loc.gov/help/contact-general.html


Library of Congress

Title: Breckinridge Family Papers.
Date: 1752-1965.
Extent: 205,000 items. 871 containers plus 2 oversize. 37 microfilm reels. 263 linear feet.

Scope and Content: The Breckinridge family was prominent in Kentucky, national politics, and the government. Their collection contains correspondence with White. Since the papers cover more than one family member, for an extended period of time, and numerous subjects, it is hard to tell how much of White's correspondence is available. Numerous people are listed as correspondents in this collection. It is an extensive collection in both subjects and correspondents.

Finding Aid Available: Record available on Library of Congress online catalog at http://catalog.loc.gov/

Restrictions: Unknown.

Repository Information:

Address:

The Library of Congress

101 Independence Ave, SE

Washington, DC 20540

Telephone Numbers:

  • General Information (202) 707-5000
  • Directions to the Library (202) 707-4700
  • Reading Room Hours (202) 707-6400
  • http://www.loc.gov/rr/hours.html
  • Visitors' Information (202) 707-8000

Website: http://www.loc.gov/help/contact-general.html


Library of Congress

Title: Papers of William Jennings Bryan.
Date: 1877-1940 (bulk 1896-1925).
Extent: 18,000 items. 59 containers plus 7 oversize. 24.8 linear feet.

Scope and Content: Bryan was an author, lawyer, orator, and U.S. representative from Nebraska, as well as the secretary of state. His collection contains correspondence with White. There are numerous entries for correspondents and subject matters in this collection, which makes it difficult to ascertain the extent of White's correspondence.

Finding Aid Available: Record available on Library of Congress online catalog at http://catalog.loc.gov/

Restrictions: Unknown.

Repository Information:

Address:

The Library of Congress

101 Independence Ave, SE

Washington, DC 20540

 

Telephone Numbers:

  • General Information (202) 707-5000
  • Directions to the Library (202) 707-4700
  • Reading Room Hours (202) 707-6400
  • http://www.loc.gov/rr/hours.html
  • Visitors' Information (202) 707-8000

 

Website: http://www.loc.gov/help/contact-general.html


Library of Congress

Title: Papers of Carrie Chapman Catt.
Date: 1848-1950 (bulk 1890-1920).
Extent: 9,500 items. 30 containers plus 1 oversize. 18 microfilm reels. 12.4 linear feet.

Scope and Content: Catt was a feminist, lecturer, and author. Her collection contains correspondence with White, but it is difficult to ascertain the extent of White's correspondence in her collection.

Finding Aid Available:Record available on Library of Congress online catalog at http://catalog.loc.gov/

Restrictions: Unknown.

Repository Information:

Address:

The Library of Congress

101 Independence Ave, SE

Washington, DC 20540

Telephone Numbers:

  • General Information (202) 707-5000
  • Directions to the Library (202) 707-4700
  • Reading Room Hours (202) 707-6400
  • http://www.loc.gov/rr/hours.html
  • Visitors' Information (202) 707-8000

Website: http://www.loc.gov/help/contact-general.html