COLLECTION GUIDES

1775-1966; bulk: 1866-1924

Guide to the Collection

Restrictions on Access

The bulk of the Henry Cabot Lodge papers is stored offsite and must be requested at least two business days in advance via Portal1791. Researchers needing more than six items from offsite storage should provide additional advance notice. If you have questions about requesting materials from offsite storage, please contact the reference desk at 617-646-0532 or reference@masshist.org.


Collection Summary

Abstract

This collection consists of the personal, official, and family papers of historian and United States Senator Henry Cabot Lodge (1850-1924) spanning the years 1775-1966. Subjects covered include Republican Party politics in Massachusetts and the nation, 1870-1924, and American foreign policy, 1890-1924.

Biographical Sketch

Henry Cabot Lodge (1850-1924) was a historian and U.S. senator, the son of John Ellerton Lodge (b. 1807) and Anna Cabot (1821-1900). He graduated from Harvard in 1871 and, later that year, married Anna "Nannie" Cabot Mills Davis (1850-1915). The couple had three children: Constance Davis Lodge (b. 1872), who married Augustus Peabody Gardner (d. 1918) in 1891; George "Bay" Cabot Lodge (1873-1909), a poet who married Mathilda Elizabeth Frelinghuysen Davis (1876-1960) in 1900 and had two sons who became involved with United States politics, senator and diplomat Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. (1902-1985) and ambassador John Davis Lodge (1903-1985); and John Ellerton Lodge (1876-1942), who married Mary Connolly. The Lodge family made their homes in Nahant, Mass. and Washington, D.C.

After his marriage to Nannie Davis and their subsequent honeymoon travels in Europe during 1871-1872, Henry Cabot Lodge was editor of the North American Review from 1873-1876. He graduated from the Harvard Law School in 1874 and, in 1876, earned one of the first Ph.D. degrees in history and government given by Harvard University. From 1876-1879, Lodge was a lecturer on American history at Harvard. He was subsequently elected to the Massachusetts House of Representatives in 1880, a position he kept until 1881. After many unsuccessful campaigns, Lodge was elected as a Republican U.S. representative from Massachusetts in 1887, and he served in that capacity until 1893, when he was elected to the U.S. Senate. He remained a senator until his death in 1924.

Collection Description

The Henry Cabot Lodge papers span the years 1775-1966 and consist of 183 microfilm reels (P-525) of materials of Henry Cabot Lodge (1850-1924), historian, Congressman, and United States senator. The Lodge papers are arranged in roughly the order in which they were received from Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. All artifacts, printed materials, and photographs have been removed from the collection. The collection has been divided into six series, described below.

Series I contains the major body of H. C. Lodge correspondence, 1866-1966, arranged chronologically and alphabetically within years on 94 reels. Though largely consisting of Lodge's incoming correspondence, this series also contains a significant number of original Lodge letters. The letters span Lodge's years as a Harvard student and instructor, North American Review editor, Massachusetts legislator, Congressman, United States senator, and Republican Party leader. Included are letters to and from nearly every important literary and political figure at home and abroad, 1871-1924. Among the more prominent correspondents are Brooks Adams, Henry Adams, George Bancroft, Albert J. Beveridge, James G. Blaine, William E. Borah, James Bryce, Calvin Coolidge, Richard Henry Dana, Jr., Charles W. Eliot, Moreton Frewen, Warren G. Harding, John Hay, George Frisbie Hoar, Charles Evans Hughes, Rudyard Kipling, William McKinley, Thomas B. Reed, Carl Schurz, Cecil Spring-Rice, Charles Sumner, William Howard Taft, George Otto Trevelyan, and Henry White. Reel 94 contains typescripts of letters of Brooks Adams, Charles Francis Adams II, and Henry Adams, 1891-1918, and copies of Lodge correspondence with Houghton Mifflin, 1879-1942.

Series II, reels 95-108, contains family correspondence, 1775-1925, and is organized chronologically for each individual. Included are most of Lodge's letters to and from his mother, Anna Cabot Lodge, 1866-1900; some correspondence of his wife, Anna Cabot Mills Davis Lodge; his son, John Ellerton Lodge, Jr.; other Lodge family members; and members of the Blake, Cabot, Davis, Ellerton, and Mills families. In addition, there is some Lodge genealogical material and condolence correspondence upon the deaths of Lodge's mother, wife, and son George Cabot Lodge. (The Society has a separate collection of George Cabot Lodge papers.)

Series III, Miscellaneous Papers, arranged by names and subjects, reels 109-115, contains Lodge's correspondence with select individuals including Worthington C. Ford, Lewis Harcourt, Ellerton James, Henry Lee, Herbert St. George Mildmay, Corinne Roosevelt Robinson, and Barrett Wendell, 1876-1924. Also included are copies of letters of John Lothrop Motley and Charles Sumner, 1835-1877 (reel 97); notes and correspondence concerning Colombian-American relations and the Panama Canal, 1903-1921 (reel 113); the Washington Conference on the Limitation of Armament, 1921-1922 (reel 114); and Lodge business papers (reel 115).

Series IV, Writings and Speeches, etc., reels 116-126, contains primarily original writings and speeches of Lodge. The writings and speeches included on reels 116-120 are largely unorganized and undated. Reels 121-125 are arranged in alphabetical order by title or topic. In addition, this part of the collection has a small collection of Lodge's student notes on history, science, and law, and copies of many of his published articles and reviews.

Series V, Bound Volumes, reels 127-183, contains diaries, journals, letterbooks, notebooks, and scrapbooks of George Cabot (1752-1823), Anna Sophia Cabot (1796-1845), Anna Cabot Lodge (1821-1900), Henry Cabot Lodge (1850-1924), the Republican District Committee of the Fifth Congressional District, Cecil Spring-Rice, Mrs. L. A. Ward, E. C. Kirkland, and Henry Cabot and are arranged chronologically within each of the nine sub-series. The volumes of Anna Sophia Cabot and Anna Cabot Lodge are primarily European travel journals; those of George Cabot are letterbooks, 1783-1818. The bulk of the collection consists of the diaries, letterbooks, historical notebooks, and political scrapbooks of Henry Cabot Lodge. Because of the easy access to printed material in libraries, only the title page or first page of printed materials in the scrapbooks was microfilmed. Due to their deteriorating condition, the scrapbooks of Henry Cabot Lodge consisting primarily of newspaper clippings were discarded after filming. Annotated printed material contained in the scrapbooks was removed from the scrapbook before the volume was discarded. See the Curator of Manuscripts for further information.

Series VI, Oversize, 1893-1924 (reel 183), consists of miscellaneous oversized materials, mainly graphics. These are stored in oversize box 1 (onsite). Also located in this box is Volume 111, an oversize scrapbook. These materials are on microfilm P-525. There are some other miscellaneous oversize papers, mainly certificates and diplomas, which do not appear on the microfilm. These are located in oversize box 2. Oversize boxes are stored onsite at H. C. Lodge Oversize. To access the oversize materials in box 2, which are not on the microfilm, please see the Curator of Manuscripts.

Acquisition Information

The Henry Cabot Lodge papers were a gift to the Massachusetts Historical Society from Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr.

Restrictions on Access

The bulk of the Henry Cabot Lodge papers is stored offsite and must be requested at least two business days in advance via Portal1791. Researchers needing more than six items from offsite storage should provide additional advance notice. If you have questions about requesting materials from offsite storage, please contact the reference desk at 617-646-0532 or reference@masshist.org.

Arrangement

The Henry Cabot Lodge papers have been processed and microfilmed over a number of years. As a result, box numbers have changed several times. This guide reflects the latest physical arrangement of the collection in cartons for offsite storage, and the microfilm reel numbers for general use. For more information, please see the Curator of Manuscripts.

Detailed Description of the Collection

I. H. C. Lodge correspondence, 1866-1966

Carton 1SH 13I5 TReel 1
Correspondence, 1866-1876
Carton 1SH 13I5 TReel 2
Correspondence, 1877-1881
Carton 1SH 13I5 TReel 3
Correspondence, 1882-1884
Carton 2SH 13I6 UReel 4
Correspondence, 1885-1886
Carton 2SH 13I6 UReel 5
Correspondence, 1887-1889
Carton 2SH 13I6 UReel 6
Correspondence, 1890
Carton 3SH 13I7 VReel 6
Correspondence, 1891-1792 (A-D)
Carton 3SH 13I7 VReel 7
Correspondence, 1891-1892 (E-Z), 1893
Carton 3SH 13I7 VReel 8
Correspondence, 1894-1895
Carton 3SH 13I7 VReel 9
Correspondence, 1896 (A-G)
Carton 4SH 13I8 WReel 9
Correspondence, 1896 (H-Z)
Carton 4SH 13I8 WReel 10
Correspondence, 1897
Carton 4SH 13I8 WReel 11
Correspondence, 1897-1898, G. H. Lyman
Carton 4SH 13I8 WReel 12
Correspondence, 1898 (A-G)
Carton 5SH 13I9 XReel 12
Correspondence, 1898 (H-M)
Carton 5SH 13I9 XReel 13
Correspondence, 1898 (N-Z), 1899
Carton 5SH 13I9 XReel 14
Correspondence, 1900 (A-L)
Carton 6SH 13IA YReel 15
Correspondence, 1900 (M-Z), 1901 (A-F)
Carton 6SH 13IA YReel 16
Correspondence, 1901 (G-Z)
Carton 6SH 13IA YReel 17
Correspondence, 1902 (A-J)
Carton 7SH 14TF 8Reel 18
Correspondence, 1902 (K-Z)
Carton 7SH 14TF 8Reel 19
Correspondence, 1903 (A-L)
Carton 7SH 14TF 8Reel 20
Correspondence, 1903 (M-Z)
Carton 7SH 14TF 8Reel 21
Correspondence, 1904 (A-G)
Carton 8SH 14TG 9Reel 21
Correspondence, 1904 (H-Z)
Carton 8SH 14TG 9Reel 22
Correspondence, 1905
Carton 8SH 14TG 9Reel 23
Correspondence, 1906
Carton 9SH 14TH AReel 24
Correspondence, 1907
Carton 9SH 14TH AReel 25
Correspondence, 1908
Carton 9SH 14TH AReel 26
Correspondence, 1909
Carton 10SH 14TI BReel 27
Correspondence, 1910
Carton 10SH 14TI BReel 28
Political papers, 1910-1911 (A-B)
Carton 10SH 14TI BReel 29
Political papers, 1910-1911 (C-F)
Carton 11SH 14TJ CReel 30
Political papers, 1910-1911 (G-J)
Carton 11SH 14TJ CReel 31
Political papers, 1910-1911 (K-R)
Carton 11SH 14TJ CReel 32
Political papers, 1910-1911 (S-V)
Carton 12SH 14TK DReel 33
Political papers, 1910-1911 (W-Z)
Carton 12SH 14TK DReel 34
A. P. Gardner papers, 1910-1911
Carton 12SH 14TK DReel 35
Correspondence, 1911 (A-P)
Carton 12SH 14TK DReel 36
Correspondence, 1911 (Q-Z)
Carton 13SH 14TL EReel 36
Marriage of J. E. Lodge, 1911
Carton 13SH 14TL EReel 37
Correspondence, 1912 (A-P)
Carton 13SH 14TL EReel 38
Correspondence, 1912 (Q-Z)
Carton 13SH 14TL EReel 39
Correspondence, 1913
Carton 13SH 14TL EReel 40
Letters re: "Early Memories," 1914
Carton 14SH 14TM FReel 40
Correspondence, 1914 (A-H)
Carton 14SH 14TM FReel 41
Correspondence, 1914 (I-Z)
Carton 14SH 14TM FReel 42
Correspondence, 1915 (A-R)
Carton 14SH 14TM FReel 43
Correspondence, 1915 (S-Z)
Carton 15SH 14TN GReel 44
Correspondence, 1916
Carton 15SH 14TN GReel 45
Political papers, 1916 (A-N)
Carton 15SH 14TN GReel 46
Political papers, 1916 (O-Z)
Carton 15SH 14TN GReel 46
Election campaign, 1916
Carton 16SH 14TP IReel 47
Correspondence, 1917
Carton 16SH 14TP IReel 48-49
Correspondence, 1918 (A-G)
Carton 16SH 14TP IReel 50
Correspondence, 1918 (H-Q)
Carton 17SH 14TQ JReel 51
Correspondence, 1918 (R-Z)
Carton 17SH 14TQ JReel 52
Peace terms, nationalities, etc.
Carton 17SH 14TQ JReel 53
Personal correspondence, 1919
Carton 17SH 14TQ JReel 54
Political papers, 1919 (A)
Carton 18SH 14TR KReel 54
Political papers, 1919 (B-E)
Carton 18SH 14TR KReel 55
Political papers, 1919 (F-R)
Carton 18SH 14TR KReel 56
Political papers, 1919 (S-Z)
Carton 19SH 14TS LReel 57
Adams, Banwart case, 1919; Beveridge, Bigelow
Carton 19SH 14TS LReel 58
Bryce, Frewen, Grey of Fallodon, Jusserand, Kipling, J. T. Morse, Root, Thayer, Trevelyan, 1919
Carton 19SH 14TS LReel 59
Correspondence, H. White, 1919
Carton 19SH 14TS LReel 60
Roosevelt Memorial Association, 1919-1924
Carton 20SH 14TT MReel 61-62
Political papers, 1920 (A-G)
Carton 20SH 14TT MReel 63-64
Political papers, 1920 (H-O)
Carton 20SH 14TT MReel 65
Political papers, 1920 (P)
Carton 21SH 14TU NReel 65
Political papers, 1920 (R)
Carton 21SH 14TU NReel 66
Political papers, 1920 (S-Z)
Carton 21SH 14TU NReel 67
Personal correspondence, 1920 (A-G)
Carton 21SH 14TU NReel 68
Personal correspondence, 1920 (H-Z)
Carton 22SH 14TV OReel 69-70
Correspondence, 1921 (A-C)
Carton 22SH 14TV OReel 71-72
Correspondence, 1921 (D-I)
Carton 22SH 14TV OReel 73
Correspondence, 1921 (J-M)
Carton 23SH 14TW PReel 74
Correspondence, 1921 (N-R)
Carton 23SH 14TW PReel 75
Correspondence, 1921 (S-Z)
Carton 23SH 14TW PReel 76
Bigelow, Bryce, Harding, Morse, Pilgrim Tercentenary Commission, Thayer, Trevelyan, 1921
Carton 23SH 14TW PReel 77
Correspondence, 1922 (A-C)
Carton 24SH 14TX QReel 78
Correspondence, 1922 (D-K)
Carton 24SH 14TX QReel 79
Correspondence, 1922 (L-Z)
Carton 24SH 14TX QReel 80
Subjects, 1922

Armenia, Austria, Bankruptcy Bill, Boston & Maine, Dyer Bill, Service Pay Bill, Bank Bill, Copyright Bill, Muscle Shoals.

Carton 24SH 14TX QReel 81
Subjects, 1922

Grain, Greece, Harvard, Kohlssat, Immigration, Ireland, Newberry case, political prisoners.

Carton 25SH 14TY RReel 81
Subjects, 1922

Post Office, Strikes, printed, misc.

Carton 25SH 14TY RReel 82
Elections of 1922
Carton 25SH 14TY RReel 83-84
Correspondence, 1923 (A-K)
Carton 25SH 14TY RReel 85-86
Correspondence, 1923 (L-S)
Carton 26SH 14TZ SReel 86
Correspondence, 1923 (T-Z)
Carton 26SH 14TZ SReel 87
Subjects, 1923

Bank Bill, C. Coolidge Copyright Bill, Egg Rock, Gold Plank, R. O. Harris, Harding, Harding Memorial, Navy Yard, Parkman, political prisoners, Russia, World Court.

Carton 26SH 14TZ SReel 88
Correspondence, 1924 (A-G)
Carton 26SH 14TZ SReel 89
Correspondence, 1924 (H-K)
Carton 27SH 14U1Reel 89-90
Correspondence, 1924 (L-P)
Carton 27SH 14U1Reel 91
Correspondence, 1924 (R-Z)
Carton 27SH 14U1Reel 92
Letters since 1924; Frewen Photostats, 1894-1922
Carton 27SH 14U1Reel 93
Cecil Spring-Rice letters (typescripts), 1891-1916; Kirkland letters, 1829-1838
Carton 28SH 14U2 $Reel 94
Copies of correspondence, n.d.
Carton 28SH 14U2 $Reel 94
Lodge-Adams, Houghton Mifflin Co., and misc. printed material sent to H. C. Lodge, Jr. relating to his grandfather's life

II. Family correspondence, 1775-1925

Carton 28SH 14U2 $Reel 95
Blake, Cabot, Lodge, and Mills family letters, 1785-1839
Carton 28SH 14U2 $Reel 96
Blake, Cabot, Davis, Ellerton, and Lodge family letters, 1840-1884
Carton 29SH 14U3 /Reel 97
Business papers, 1775-1874

J. & A. Lodge business papers, J. E. Lodge business papers, Anna Lodge, Stephen Cleveland. Lodge genealogy. Also contains some letters of John Lothrop Motley and Charles Sumner.

Carton 29SH 14U3 /Reel 98-99
Correspondence of H. C. Lodge and Anna Cabot Lodge, 1866-1891
Carton 29SH 14U3 /Reel 100-101
Correspondence of H. C. Lodge and Anna Cabot Lodge, 1892-1895
Carton 30SH 14U4 +Reel 102
Correspondence of H. C. Lodge and Anna Cabot Lodge, 1896-1900
Carton 30SH 14U4 +Reel 103
Correspondence of H. C. Lodge and Anna Cabot Lodge, n.d.
Carton 30SH 14U4 +Reel 104
Correspondence, 1886-1924

Correspondence of H. C. Lodge and Anna Cabot Lodge with Charles Henry Davis (1807-1877), Charles Henry Davis II (1845-1921), other Davis family members, Constance Lodge Gardner, Ellerton James, George Abbot James, Lillie Lodge James, H. C. Lodge, Jr., and John Ellerton Lodge II.

Carton 31SH 14U5 %Reel 105
H. C. Lodge correspondence with H. C. Lodge, Jr., etc., 1912-1924.
Carton 31SH 14U5 %Reel 106
Letters of condolence concerning the deaths of Anna Cabot Lodge (1900) and Lillie Lodge James (1908) and the serious illness of H. C. Lodge (1913)
Carton 31SH 14U5 %Reel 107
Letters of condolence upon the death of George Cabot (Bay) Lodge, 1909
Carton 31SH 14U5 %Reel 108
Letters of condolence upon the death of Anna Cabot Mills Davis (Nannie) Lodge, and typescripts of same, 1915 (A-E)
Carton 32SH 14U6 0Reel 108
Letters of condolence upon the death of Anna Cabot Mills Davis (Nannie) Lodge, and typescripts of same, 1915 (F-Z)

III. H. C. Lodge miscellaneous papers, 1835-1924

Carton 32SH 14U6 0Reel 109
Correspondence with Worthington C. Ford concerning the Mass. Historical Soc., 1909-1924
Carton 32SH 14U6 0Reel 110
Correspondence with L. Harcourt (first Viscount Harcourt), Viscountess Harcourt, and Ellerton James, 1922
Carton 33SH 14U7 1Reel 111
Correspondence with Corinne Roosevelt Robinson, 1918-1924, Henry Lee, members of the Luce family, and Herbert St. John-Mildmay, 1876-1918
Carton 33SH 14U7 1Reel 112
Copies of John Lothrop Motley letters to Anna Cabot Lodge, 1835-1877; and of Barrett Wendell/H. C. Lodge correspondence, 1905-1919

The handwritten draft of Henry Adams' "Rule of Phase Applied to History" has been removed to the Adams Family Collections and is on a separate microfilm reel, P-522.

Carton 33SH 14U7 1Reel 113
Lodge papers relating to international treaties, 1903-1921

Includes materials relating to international treaties with Belgium, Caribbean republics, Columbia (letters of Albert B. Fall on U.S./Columbian agreement of 1921), Great Britain, Japan, international treaties with Mexico, Panama Canal shipping, Turkey (and Great Britain), and miscellaneous.

Carton 34SH 14U8 2Reel 114
Governmental and legal papers, 1912-1924

Notes, correspondence, and printed material on the Washington Conference on the Limitation of Armament, 1921-1922. Also material on an investigation of the "sugar lobby," 1912-1924, and legal matters, i.e., Sears v. Nahant and United States v. Charles W. Morse et al.

Carton 34SH 14U8 2Reel 115
Lodge business correspondence, receipts, stock certificates, etc., 1884-1921

IV. H. C. Lodge mss. of writings and speeches, 1880-1925

Carton 34SH 14U8 2Reel 116
Drafts of Lodge speeches, n.d.
Carton 35SH 14U9 3Reel 117
Drafts of Lodge speeches, n.d.
Carton 35SH 14U9 3Reel 118
Drafts of Lodge speeches, 1880-1919
Carton 35SH 14U9 3Reel 119
Drafts of Lodge speeches, 1920-1925
Carton 36SH 14UA 4Reel 120
Lodge misc. writings and addresses

Personal and family manuscripts, including memoirs, n.d.

Carton 36SH 14UA 4Reel 121
Lodge Misc. writings, addresses, and school notes, n.d. (A-C)

Adams, Alaskan tribunal; American citizenship abroad; American history notes (1492-1789, civil war, middle states); Andre; Andrew, Gov.; Anglo-Saxon land laws; Crimean war; Constitution; Constitutional questions; convention speeches and nominations; Columbia; Cuban Treaty.

Carton 36SH 14UA 4Reel 122
Lodge misc. writings, addresses, and school notes, n.d. (D-G)

Davis; debate; domestic management; democrats; editorial life; elections (Senate); Ellsworth, Oliver; European economics; expositions; good citizen; Gorman, Sen.; Gregory VII.

Carton 37SH 14UB 5Reel 122
Lodge misc. writings, addresses, and school notes, n.d. (H)

Hamilton, Alexander; Hatherly, Timothy; Harvard alumni speech; hero tales; history of modern nation notes; history notes; Hoar memorial; Hobart, the death of; Horace.

Carton 37SH 14UB 5Reel 123
Lodge misc. writings, addresses, and school notes, n.d. (I-O)

Invisible government; Johnson, Dr.; judgments; "The Last Plantagenet"; Latin thesis; Latin translation-value of classics; law notes, extracts; "List of pictures"; London; Long, John D.; MacMillan, Sen.; magazines; Malden speeches; Manilla; Marshall, Chief Justice John; Mexico; Morocco conference on Algeciras; Nahant, 50th anniv.; New England; old churches of Boston.

Carton 37SH 14UB 5Reel 124
Lodge misc. writings, addresses, and school notes, n.d. (P-Re)

Philippines; Platt, Sen.; Plymouth, oration; "The present care..."; presidential campaign and inauguration; powers of a president; railroads; rates; real commercial protection; representative government; republican nomination and party.

Carton 38SH 14UC 6Reel 125
Lodge misc. writings, addresses and school notes, n.d. (Ro-W), misc.

Roosevelt, T., by Lord Lee; rule of minority; schools; script: "The Masque of Andre" by John Jay Chapman; script, incomplete; "1755"; senate speech; Shakespeare, Hamlet production; statecraft; Sullivan; Texan; treaties; U.S. and England; U.S. and Japan; "Virtue"; Webster, John; Wolcott, Roger memorial; Wolsey & Richelieu, a critical essay; Wright, Ashley; miscellaneous materials.

Carton 38SH 14UC 6Reel 126
Student notes (n.d.) and notebooks of H. C. Lodge; legal papers (1904-1915), printed certificates, 1924-1925
Carton 38SH 14UC 6Reel 126
Misc. calling cards, invitations, bills, and receipts of H. C. Lodge

V. Bound volumes

A. George Cabot volumes, 1783-1818

Carton 39SH 14UE 8Reel 127
1. George Cabot letterbook of original letters and handwritten copies of his correspondence concerning national affairs, 1783-1800
Carton 39SH 14UE 8Reel 128
2. George Cabot letterbook of original letters and handwritten copies of his correspondence concerning national affairs, 1791-1818
Carton 39SH 14UE 8Reel 128
3. George Cabot letterbook of handwritten copies of his letters, 1793-1808

B. Anna Sophia Cabot volumes, 1823-1838

Carton 39SH 14UE 8Reel 128
4-5. European journals of Anna Sophia (Mrs. Henry) Cabot, 1823-1824
Carton 39SH 14UE 8Reel 128
6-8. European journals of Anna Sophia Cabot, 1837-1838

C. E. C. Kirkland volume, 1829

Carton 39Reel 129SH 14UE 8
9. Letterbook of E. C. Kirkland, 1 May-17 Dec. 1829

D. Anna Cabot Lodge volumes, 1833-1911

Carton 40SH 14UD 7Reel 129
10. Notebook of Anna Cabot Lodge containing extracts of poetry, n.d.
Carton 40SH 14UD 7Reel 129
11. Sunday School book of Anna Cabot Lodge, 1833
Carton 40SH 14UD 7Reel 129
12. Book of sonnets of Anna Cabot Lodge, 1834
Carton 40SH 14UD 7Reel 129
13-17. Travel journals of Anna Cabot Lodge, 1837-1938
Carton 40SH 14UD 7Reel 129
18. European travel journal of Anna Cabot Lodge, 1866
Carton 40SH 14UD 7Reel 129
19. Account book of Anna Cabot Lodge, 1836
Carton 40SH 14UD 7Reel 129
20. Account book of Anna Cabot Lodge as guardian of Henry Cabot Lodge, 1864-1871
Carton 40SH 14UD 7Reel 130
21-22. Anna Cabot Lodge scrapbooks

Scrapbooks contain original letters from Brooks Adams, George Bancroft, Rufus Choate, James F. Clarke, Ralph W. Emerson, Charles W. Eliot, Oliver W. Holmes, Samuel G. Howe, Henry W. Longfellow, James R. Lowell, Harrison G. Otis, Wendell Phillips, Charles Sumner, Daniel Webster, John Whittier, and others; Henry C. Lodge school drawings and grades; Lodge's appointment as a Harvard instructor and overseer; misc. clippings and printed matter concerning the Cabot and Lodge families.

E. Henry Cabot Lodge volumes, 1867-1924

Carton 41SH 14UF 9Reel 131
23a. H. C. Lodge (HCL) journal of European tour, n.d.
Carton 41SH 14UF 9Reel 131
23b. HCL journal, 1867
Carton 41SH 14UF 9Reel 131
23c. HCL journal, 1875-1885
Carton 41SH 14UF 9Reel 131
24. HCL line-a-day diary, 1899
Carton 41SH 14UF 9Reel 132-133
25. HCL letterbook, 13 Dec. 1886-6 Mar. 1889
Carton 41SH 14UF 9Reel 133
26. HCL letterbook, 13 Mar.-1 Aug. 1889
Carton 41SH 14UF 9Reel 134
27. HCL letterbook, 27 Nov. 1889-May 1891
Carton 41SH 14UF 9Reel 134
28. HCL letterbook, 7 Aug. 1890-11 June 1891
Carton 41SH 14UF 9Reel 135
29. HCL letterbook, 30 Nov. 1891-24 Sep. 1892
Carton 41SH 14UF 9Reel 135-136
30. HCL letterbook, Sep. 1892-12 June 1894
Carton 42SH 14UG AReel 137-138
31. HCL letterbook, June 1894-Jan. 1896
Carton 42SH 14UG AReel 138-139
32. HCL letterbook, 26 Jan.-25 Nov. 1896
Carton 42SH 14UG AReel 140-141
33. HCL letterbook, 27 Nov. 1896-15 Feb. 1897
Carton 42SH 14UG AReel 141-142
34. HCL letterbook, 16 Feb.-29 Apr. 1897
Carton 43SH 14UH BReel 143-144
35. HCL letterbook, 30 Apr.-8 July 1897
Carton 43SH 14UH BReel 144-145
36. HCL letterbook, 8 July 1897-25 Jan. 1898
Carton 43SH 14UH BReel 146-147
37. HCL letterbook, 25 Jan.-6 Apr. 1898
Carton 43SH 14UH BReel 147-148
38. HCL letterbook, 7 Apr.-26 May 1898
Carton 44SH 14UI CReel 149-150
39. HCL letterbook, 28 May-9 July 1898
Carton 44SH 14UI CReel 150-151
40. HCL letterbook, 27 May 1898-13 Jan. 1899
Carton 44SH 14UI CReel 152-153
41. HCL letterbook, 14 Jan.-7 Mar. 1899
Carton 44SH 14UI CReel 153-154
42. HCL letterbook, 7 Mar. 1899-19 Jan. 1900
Carton 45SH 14UJ DReel 155-156
43. HCL letterbook, 20 Jan.-31 Mar. 1900
Carton 45SH 14UJ DReel 156-157
44. HCL letterbook, 2 Apr.-23 Nov. 1900
Carton 45SH 14UJ DReel 158-159
45. HCL letterbook, 28 Nov. 1900-1 Feb. 1901
Carton 45SH 14UJ DReel 159-160
46. HCL letterbook, 1 Feb.-8 Apr. 1901
Carton 45SH 14UJ DReel 161
47. HCL letterbook, 8 Apr.-Nov. 20 1901
Carton 46SH 14UK EReel 162
48. HCL letterbook, 22 Nov.-19 Dec. 1901
Carton 46SH 14UK EReel 163-164
49. HCL letterbook, 19 Dec. 1901-7 Feb. 1902
Carton 46SH 14UK EReel 164-165
50. HCL letterbook, 7 Feb.-31 Mar. 1902
Carton 46SH 14UK EReel 166-167
51. HCL letterbook, 1 Apr.-20 May 1902
Carton 46SH 14UK EReel 167-167
52. HCL letterbook, 21 May-31 Dec. 1902
Carton 47SH 14UL FReel 169
53. HCL letterbook, 2 Jan.-11 Mar. 1903
Carton 47SH 14UL FReel 170
54. Letterbook, 1781-1879

Contains correspondence concerning Cabot lineage, original letters of Fisher Ames, William Eustis, Timothy Pickering, and James Sullivan; and copies of letters of James Bowdoin, Rufus King, Pickering, Oliver Wolcott, and other Federalist leaders.

Carton 47SH 14UL FReel 170
55. Book of congratulatory telegrams to HCL after his scuffle with pacifist Alexander Bannwart, Apr. 1917
Carton 47SH 14UL FReel 171
56-57. Law school notebooks of HCL, [1872-1874]
Carton 47SH 14UL FReel 171
58. Book of "Notes Collected for a thesis on the Land Law of the Anglo-Saxons," [1875-1876]
Carton 47SH 14UL FReel 171
59. HCL notebook on George Cabot, [1876-1877]
Carton 47SH 14UL FReel 171
60-66. HCL notebooks on colonial government, manners, and customs, [1876-1879]
Carton 48SH 14UM GReel 172
67-71. HCL notebooks on colonial government, manners, and customs, [1876-1879]
Carton 48SH 14UM GReel 172
72-75. HCL notebooks on the history of the early Republic, [1876-1879]
Carton 48SH 14UM GReel 172
76. HCL notebook on Alexander Hamilton, [1882]
Carton 48SH 14UM GReel 173
77. HCL notebook on George Washington, [1889]
Carton 48SH 14UM GReel 173
78. HCL notebook on New England towns, n.d.
Carton 48SH 14UM GReel 173
79. HCL notebook containing notes, clippings, and a few original letters relating to the writings of HCL and other literati, 1894
Carton 48SH 14UM GReel 173
80-81. HCL notebooks containing lists of books read or consulted, n.d.
Carton 49SH 14UN HReel 173
82. HCL notebook concerning the Alaska Boundary Tribunal, [1903]
Carton 49SH 14UN HReel 173
83. HCL index of historical subjects, n.d.
Carton 49SH 14UN HReel 173
84-85. HCL grade books for Harvard classes, [1878-1879]
Carton 49SH 14UN HReel 173
86. Account book containing information on Lodge finances, 1887-1915
Carton 49SH 14UN HReel 173
87. HCL address book, n.d.
Carton 49SH 14UN HReel 174
88. HCL scrapbook concerning his works on Hamilton, Washington, and Webster, 1801-1910

Original scrapbook discarded.

Carton 49SH 14UN HReel 174
89. HCL Harvard scrapbook containing photographs of 1871 classmates and Harvard dignitaries; views of Harvard and Cambridge students, professors, and former presidents, 1867-1868

This scrapbook has been removed to the Henry Cabot Lodge photographs (Photo. Coll. 183), Vol. 1. See the guide to that collection for more information.

Carton 49SH 14UN HReel 174
90. HCL Harvard scrapbook, [1867-1871]

Original scrapbook discarded.

Carton 49SH 14UN HReel 174
91. HCL scrapbook of prominent obituaries: John A. Andrew, Charles H. Davis, Samuel May, John L. Motley, Theodore Roosevelt, and others, 1867-1880

Original scrapbook discarded.

Carton 49SH 14UN HReel 174
92. HCL scrapbook on public affairs, [1870-1876]

Original scrapbook discarded.

Carton 49SH 14UN HReel 174
93. HCL scrapbook of prominent obituaries: Louis Agassiz, Samuel G. Howe, Motley, Charles Sumner, and others, 1873-1877

Original scrapbook discarded.

Carton 49SH 14UN HReel 174
94. HCL scrapbook on his early career, 1877-1886

Original scrapbook discarded, some loose matter left in folder.

Carton 49SH 14UN HReel 175
95. HCL scrapbook on Benjamin F. Butler and George D. Robinson gubernatorial election, 1883

Original scrapbook discarded.

Carton 49SH 14UN HReel 175
96. HCL scrapbook on horses and fox-hunting, correspondence, and photographs, 1885-1890
Carton 49SH 14UN HReel 175
97. HCL scrapbook on his congressional career, etc., 1887-1892

Original scrapbook discarded, some loose matter left in folder.

Carton 50SH 14UP JReel 176
98. HCL scrapbook on the Federal Elections (Force) Bill. Printed material, clippings, 1890

Original scrapbook discarded, some loose matter left in folder.

Carton 50SH 14UP JReel 177
99. HCL scrapbook on his congressional and senatorial career, etc., 1890-1901

Original scrapbook discarded, some loose matter left in folder.

Carton 50SH 14UP JReel 177
100. HCL small scrapbook on the silver and tariff issues, apparently used by Lodge for a debate with Democrat John E. Russell, 1891

Original scrapbook discarded, some loose matter left in folder.

101. [No volume located here.]

Carton 50SH 14UP JReel 177
102. HCL scrapbook on public affairs, 1895-1896

Original scrapbook discarded, some loose matter left in folder.

Carton 50SH 14UP JReel 177
103. HCL scrapbook mainly concerning the Republican National Conventions of 1896 and 1900. Clippings and printed material, 1896-1900

Original scrapbook discarded, some loose matter left in folder.

Carton 50SH 14UP JReel 177
104. HCL scrapbook on the Republican National Convention of 1900, clippings and printed matter, 1900

Original scrapbook discarded, some loose matter left in folder.

Carton 50SH 14UP JReel 178
105. HCL scrapbook on public affairs, 1901-1907, clippings and printed matter

Original scrapbook discarded, some loose matter left in folder.

Carton 50SH 14UP JReel 179
106. Scrapbook concerning a Harvard Univ. performance of "The Agamemnon," 1906, clippings and printed matter

Original scrapbook discarded, some loose matter left in folder.

Carton 50SH 14UP JReel 179
107. HCL scrapbook primarily concerned with the Republican National Convention of 1908. Clippings and printed matter, 1908-1916

Original scrapbook discarded, some loose matter left in folder.

Carton 50SH 14UP JReel 179
108. HCL scrapbook on public affairs (World War I and Wilsonian policy, Lodge-Fitzgerald senate campaign), 1915-1917

Original scrapbook discarded, some loose matter left in folder.

Carton 50SH 14UP JReel 179
109. HCL scrapbook on public affairs (WWI, Paris Peace Conference), 1917-1919

Original scrapbook discarded, some loose matter left in folder.

Carton 50SH 14UP JReel 179
110. HCL scrapbook containing misc. clippings, photographs, and printed matter on his literary and political achievements, 1917-1924
OS Box 1Reel 180
111. Scrapbook of documents pertaining to the H. C. Lodge-A. Lawrence Lowell debate on the League of Nations at Symphony Hall. Printed matter, clippings, 19 Mar. 1919

Stored onsite in oversize box 1

Carton 51SH 14UQ KReel 180
112. HCL scrapbook on public affairs (Versailles Treaty, League of Nations, election of 1920), 1919-1920

Original scrapbook discarded.

Carton 51SH 14UQ KReel 180
113. HCL scrapbook on public affairs (Versailles Treaty, League of Nations, election), 1920

Original scrapbook discarded, some loose matter left in folder.

Carton 51SH 14UQ KReel 180
114. HCL scrapbook of miscellany on the senator's life and career, 1921-1922

Original scrapbook discarded, some loose matter left in folder.

Carton 51SH 14UQ KReel 180
115. HCL scrapbook on the Washington Conference for the Limitation of Armament, 1921-1922

Original scrapbook discarded, some loose matter left in folder.

Carton 51SH 14UQ KReel 181
116. HCL scrapbook on Washington Conference for the Limitation of Armament, 1921-1922

Original scrapbook discarded.

Carton 51SH 14UQ KReel 181
117. Scrapbook of clippings on the Lodge-William A. Gaston senatorial campaign, 1922

Original scrapbook discarded.

Carton 51SH 14UQ KReel 181
118. Scrapbook of clippings on the Lodge-Gaston senatorial campaign, 1922

Original scrapbook discarded, some loose matter left in folder.

Carton 51SH 14UQ KReel 181
119. HCL scrapbook on Washington Conference for the Limitation of Armament, 1921-1922
Carton 51SH 14UQ KReel 181
120. HCL miscellaneous scrapbook, 1919-1924

Original scrapbook discarded, some loose matter left in folder.

Carton 51SH 14UQ KReel 182
121. Scrapbook of misc. HCL writings, newspaper and magazine clippings, 1861-1924

Original scrapbook discarded, some loose matter left in folder.

F. Republican District Committee, Fifth Congressional District volume, 1878-1900

Carton 51SH 14UQ KReel 183
122. Notebook containing meeting minutes and clippings of the Republican District Committee, Fifth Congressional District, 1878-1900

G. Cecil Spring-Rice volume, 1917

Carton 51SH 14UQ KReel 183
123. Notebook of poetry by Cecil Spring-Rice, given to Lodge, 1917

H. Mrs. L. A. Ward volume, 1919-1920

Carton 51SH 14UQ KReel 183
124. Mrs. L. A. Ward, scrapbook of anti-League of Nations material. Clippings and printed matter, 1919-1920

Original scrapbook discarded, some loose matter left in folder.

I. Henry Cabot scrapbook, 1837-1861

Carton 51SH 14UQ KReel 183
125. Henry Cabot scrapbook containing engravings collected on a European trip, 1837-1838; George Cruickshank Almanac, 1844; photographs of the Brattle Street Church, Boston, by R. Nixon, 1861

Original scrapbook located in Engravings.

J. Anonymous volumes, 1876-1902

These journals were NOT microfilmed with the rest of the Henry Cabot Lodge papers.

Carton 51SH 14UQ K
European travel journal, 1867-1872, author unknown
Carton 51SH 14UQ K
Notebook containing historical and literary notations, 1901-1902, author unknown

VI. Oversize materials

There materials are stored ONSITE in oversize boxes 1 and 2.

OS Box 1Reel 183
Miscellaneous oversize papers (mainly graphics)

Stored onsite in oversize box 1.

OS Box 2
H. C. Lodge honorary degrees and commendations, 1893-1924

Stored onsite in oversize box 2.

This journal was NOT microfilmed with the rest of the Henry Cabot Lodge papers.

Materials Removed from the Collection

Photographs from this collection have been removed to the Henry Cabot Lodge photographs, ca. 1860-1945. Photo. Coll. 183.

Artifacts from this collection have been removed to the Artifact Collection. See Curator of Art for more information.

Preferred Citation

Henry Cabot Lodge papers, Massachusetts Historical Society.

Access Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings in ABIGAIL, the online catalog of the Massachusetts Historical Society. Researchers desiring materials about related persons, organizations, or subjects should search the catalog using these headings.

Persons:

Adams, Brooks, 1848-1927.
Adams, Henry, 1838-1918.
Blaine, James Gillespie, 1830-1893.
Cabot, Anna Sophia, 1796-1845.
Cabot, George, 1752-1823.
Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933.
Ellerton, James.
Ford, Worthington Chauncey, 1858-1941.
Gardner, Augustus Peabody, 1865-1918.
Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel), 1865-1923.
Hay, John, 1838-1905.
Hoar, George Frisbie, 1826-1904.
Hughes, Charles Evans, 1862-1948.
Lodge, Anna Cabot, 1821-1900.
Lodge, Anna Cabot Mills Davis, 1850-1915.
Lodge, George Cabot, 1873-1909.
Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1902-1985.
Lodge, John Ellerton, 1876-1942.
McKinley, William, 1843-1901.
Motley, John Lothrop, 1814-1877.
Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933.
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919.
Spring Rice, Cecil, Sir, 1859-1918.
Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874.
Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930.
White, Henry, 1850-1927.
Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924.

Organizations:

Republican Party (Mass.).
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854-).
United States. Congress. Senate.

Subjects:

Panama Canal (Panama).
Philippines--Politics and government--1898-1935.
Spanish-American War, 1898.
United States--Foreign relations--1865-1921.
United States--Foreign relations--1921-1923.
United States--Politics and government--1865-1933.
World War, 1914-1918.

Titles:

Treaty of Versailles (1919).
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