ATCHISON, David Rice, 1807-1886

Guide to Research Collections

University of Missouri
Western Historical Manuscript Collections
Columbia, MO
Papers: 1837-1953. 5 volumes, 19 folders, and 1 microfilm reel. Political and personal correspondence, diaries, and photographs. Correspondence relates to sectional controversy, the Civil War, elections, political parties, conditions after the war, and senators and other acquaintances in Washington, DC. Includes a thesis (1920), “The Life of David Rice Atchison as told by himself and contemporaries,” by Ida Isabel Roberts. Finding aid.

Library of Congress
Manuscript Division
Washington, DC
Papers: 1849. 1 letter.

Missouri Historical Society
St. Louis, MO
Papers: 1843-1886. Ca. 34 items. Also portraits.

Missouri State Archives
Jefferson City, MO
Papers: Miscellaneous items in various collections.

Pierpont Morgan Library
New York, NY
Papers: 1 letter (May 6, 1873) regarding Senate terms in the Gilder Lehrman collection.