James W. Grimes Papers, 1862-1872

Collection Summary

Title: James W. Grimes Papers, 1862-1872
Call Number: MS 74-04
Size: 0.5 linear feet
Acquisition: Purchased
Processed By: DAO, 7-1-1974; SMC, 1-15-1998; MN, 1-2009
Note: Related collection: MS 74-40, Admiral John G. Walker Collection of Family Papers
Restrictions: None

Literary Rights

Literary rights were not granted to Wichita State University. When permission is granted to examine the manuscripts, it is not an authorization to publish them. Manuscripts cannot be used for publication without regard for common law literary rights, copyright laws and the laws of libel. It is the responsibility of the researcher and his/her publisher to obtain permission to publish. Scholars and students who eventually plan to have their work published are urged to make inquiry regarding overall restrictions on publication before initial research.

Restrictions

None

Content Note

This collection of James W. Grimes’ papers consists of a series of letters from James W. Grimes to his nephew, John G. Walker, from 1862 to 1872. This correspondence covers a wide spectrum of topics, ranging from the abolishment of slavery and the Southern states reentering the Union to Mr. Grimes' experiences with the Department of Navy. Also included in the collection is a list of the stocks and bonds belonging to the Estate of James W. Grimes and an image of Grimes. Grimes was Iowa's Governor from 1854-1858 and a United States Senator from 1861 to 1869 when he resigned. As Iowa's senator he was involved in the Senate trial of President Andrew Johnson.

Detailed Description: Series Listing

Series 1 Box 1 FF 1-57 Correspondence of James W. Grimes, 1862-1872
Series 2 Box 1 FF 58 Financial Document
Series 3 Box 1 FF 59 Image

Detailed Description: Box and Folder Listing

Series 1 ‒ Correspondence of James W. Grimes, 1862-1872

Box 1 FF 1 James W. Grimes to John G. Walker, October 7, 1862
Box 1 FF 2 James W. Grimes to John G. Walker, December 2, 1865
Box 1 FF 3 James W. Grimes to John G. Walker, December 18, 1865
Box 1 FF 4 James W. Grimes to John G. Walker, January 1, 1866
Box 1 FF 5 James W. Grimes to wife, July 27, 1866
Box 1 FF 6 James W. Grimes to John G. Walker, September 12, 1866
Box 1 FF 7 James W. Grimes to John G. Walker, September 16, 1866
Box 1 FF 8 James W. Grimes to John G. Walker, September 18, 1866
Box 1 FF 9 James W. Grimes to John G. Walker, October 2, 1866
Box 1 FF 10 James W. Grimes to John G. Walker, October 17, 1866
Box 1 FF 11 James W. Grimes to John G. Walker, October 22, 1866
Box 1 FF 12 James W. Grimes to John G. Walker, November 12, 1866
Box 1 FF 13 James W. Grimes to John G. Walker, November 19, 1866
Box 1 FF 14 James W. Grimes to John G. Walker, November 20, 1866
Box 1 FF 15 James W. Grimes to John G. Walker, December 14, 1866
Box 1 FF 16 James W. Grimes to John G. Walker, December 15, 1866
Box 1 FF 17 James W. Grimes to John G. Walker, December 18, 1866
Box 1 FF 18 James W. Grimes to John G. Walker, December 25, 1866
Box 1 FF 19 James W. Grimes to John G. Walker, December 29, 1866
Box 1 FF 20 James W. Grimes to John G. Walker, May 6, 1867
Box 1 FF 21 James W. Grimes to John G. Walker, July 10, 1867
Box 1 FF 22 James W. Grimes to John G. Walker, July 13, 1867
Box 1 FF 23 James W. Grimes to John G. Walker, August 14, 1867
Box 1 FF 24 James W. Grimes to John G. Walker, August 20, 1867
Box 1 FF 25 James W. Grimes to John G. Walker, November 13, 1867
Box 1 FF 26 James W. Grimes to John G. Walker, September 27, 1868
Box 1 FF 27 James W. Grimes to John G. Walker, November 3, 1868
Box 1 FF 28 James W. Grimes to John G. Walker, February 12, 1869
Box 1 FF 29 James W. Grimes to John G. Walker, April 5, 1869
Box 1 FF 30 James W. Grimes to John G. Walker, April 14, 1869
Box 1 FF 31 James W. Grimes to John G. Walker, July 1, 1869
Box 1 FF 32 James W. Grimes to John G. Walker, July 12, 1869
Box 1 FF 33 James W. Grimes to John G. Walker, July 31, 1869
Box 1 FF 34 James W. Grimes to John G. Walker, August 31, 1869
Box 1 FF 35 James W. Grimes to John Walker, Telegram Requesting Affirmation of Sabine Meeting, September 1869
Box 1 FF 36 James W. Grimes to John G. Walker, January 8, 1870
Box 1 FF 37 James W. Grimes to John G. Walker, February 17, 1870
Box 1 FF 38 James W. Grimes to John G. Walker, March 14, 1870
Box 1 FF 39 James W. Grimes to John G. Walker, October 3, 1870
Box 1 FF 40 James W. Grimes to John G. Walker, October 24, 1870
Box 1 FF 41 James W. Grimes to John G. Walker, November 10, 1870
Box 1 FF 42 James W. Grimes to John G. Walker, January 1, 1871
Box 1 FF 43 James W. Grimes to John G. Walker, February 2, 1871
Box 1 FF 44 James W. Grimes to John G. Walker, March 24, 1871
Box 1 FF 45 James W. Grimes to John G. Walker, April 4, 1871
Box 1 FF 46 James W. Grimes to John G. Walker, April 23, 1871
Box 1 FF 47 James W. Grimes to John G. Walker, April 29, 1871
Box 1 FF 48 James W. Grimes to John G. Walker, May 9, 1871
Box 1 FF 49 James W. Grimes to John G. Walker, May 28, 1871
Box 1 FF 50 James W. Grimes to John G. Walker, July 12, 1871
Box 1 FF 51 James W. Grimes to John G. Walker, August 1, 1871
Box 1 FF 52 James W. Grimes to John G. Walker, August 8, 1871
Box 1 FF 53 James W. Grimes to John G. Walker, October 14, 1871
Box 1 FF 54 James W. Grimes to John G. Walker, October 30, 1871
Box 1 FF 55 James W. Grimes to John G. Walker, December 18, 1871
Box 1 FF 56 James W. Grimes to John G. Walker, January 3, 1872
Box 1 FF 57 James W. Grimes to John G. Walker, February 8, 1872

Series 2 ‒ Financial Document

Box 1 FF 58 List of stocks and bonds belonging to the Estate of James W. Grimes

Series 3 ‒ Image

Box 1 FF 59 Carte de Viste of James W. Grimes including signature