COLLECTION GUIDES

1893-1907

Offsite Storage Inventory

Restrictions on Access

The James Ford Rhodes papers are stored offsite and must be requested at least one business day in advance. Contact the Library at library@masshist.org or (617) 536-1608 to request materials. Please discuss your request with the reading room staff before requesting cartons by barcode.

Note: This collection is PARTIALLY PROCESSED.


Collection Summary

Abstract

This collection consists of the papers of historian James Ford Rhodes, 1890-1929, include correspondence, notes on Henry Adams, engagement books, commonplace books, notebooks, address books, and manuscripts and annotated published volumes on United States history. Also includes papers of M.A. DeWolfe Howe, including correspondence and the manuscript of his published biography of Rhodes: James Ford Rhodes: American Historian.

Acquisition Information

Donor unknown.

Restrictions on Access

The James Ford Rhodes papers are stored offsite and must be requested at least one business day in advance. Contact the Library at library@masshist.org or (617) 536-1608 to request materials. Please discuss your request with the reading room staff before requesting cartons by barcode.

Note: This collection is PARTIALLY PROCESSED.

Summary Description of the Collection

Carton 1SH 154Z 4
Correspondence, 1890-1907
Carton 2SH 1551 E
Correspondence, 1908-1917
Carton 3SH 1552 F
Correspondence, 1918-1929
Carton 3SH 1552 F
Miscellaneous photostats and photographs
Carton 4SH 1553 G
Notes on Henry Adams
Carton 4SH 1553 G
Scrapbook
Carton 4SH 1553 G
Miscellaneous drafts of papers
Carton 5SH 1554 H
Draft of M.A. DeWolfe Howe's Biography of Rhodes (James Ford Rhodes: American Historian)
Carton 5SH 1554 H
Correspondence of M.A. DeWolfe Howe with people who know Rhodes
Carton 6SH 1555 I
History manuscripts
Carton 6SH 1555 I
Miscellaneous correspondence and notes from files of M.A. DeWolfe Howe
Carton 7SH 1556 J
Small address books6 volumes

"Seal Harbor 1905," notebook

Dinner Parties and Invitations, 1902-1905

Dinner Parties and Invitations, 1907-1909

Dinner Parties etc., 1919-1912

Dinner Parties etc., 1912-1913

Dinner Parties etc., 1914-1919

Carton 8SH 1557 K
Notebook for McClellan Campaign, Jackson's Raid in Shenandoah, and Slavery and Emancipation Confiscation Act, 1895
Carton 8SH 1557 K
Manuscript notebook
Carton 8SH 1557 K
"Index Rerum" [Commonplace book]5 volumes
Carton 8SH 1557 K
Rhodes, James Ford. History of the United States. Vol. 3, 1860-1862. New York: The MacMillan Co., 1900. [Annotated]
Carton 8SH 1557 K
Rhodes, James Ford. History of the United States. Vol. 4, 1862-1864. New York: The MacMillan Co., 1900. [Annotated]

Preferred Citation

James Ford Rhodes 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, Henry, 1838-1918.
Howe, M. A. De Wolfe (Mark Antony De Wolfe), 1864-1960.

Subjects:

Historians.
History publishing.
United States--History--1849-1877.