Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1835-1914

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Stevenson, an Illinois lawyer and Congressman, was first assistant postmaster general (1885-1889), and U.S. vice president (1893-1897).

From the description of Letter, January 21, 1888. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 650827348

Stevenson was an Illinois lawyer, congressman (1875-1877, 1879-1881), and U.S. vice president (1893-1897).

From the description of Letter, December 14, 1907. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 434841900

Adlai E. Stevenson was born in Kentucky in 1835. He was congressman from Illinois during the 1870s, and was vice president under President Grover Cleveland from 1893-1897. He died in 1914.

From the description of Adlai E. Stevenson letter 1908. (Montana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 690106572

U.S. vice president, U.S. representative from Illinois, and lawyer.

From the description of Adlai E. Stevenson correspondence, 1892 July 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980531

Native Kentuckian, lawyer, U.S. congressman from Ill., vice president of the U.S.

From the description of Adlai E. Stevenson : miscellaneous papers, 1891-1894. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49336650

Epithet: US politician

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000543.0x0001a5

Attorney & Democratic politician from Bloomington, Ill. Adlai's wife, Letitia, was one of the founders of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

Adlai was a US Congressman, 1875-1877 & 1879-1881, and Vice-President, 1893-1897.

From the description of Lectures [microform], 1883. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 43358713

Attorney & Democratic politician from Bloomington, Ill. Adlai's wife, Letitia, was one of the founders of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

Adlai was a US Congressman, 1875-1877 & 1879-1881, and Vice-President, 1893-1897.

From the description of Lectures, 1883. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 43357594

Lawyer & Democrat politician from Bloomington, Ill.; vice-president of the U.S., 1893-1897. Also represented are his mother, wife, children & grandchildren.

Stevenson was active in Illinois and national Democratic politics. He was a district attorney (1865-1869), twice elected to Congress (1875-1877, 1879-1881), a delegate to the Democratic national conventions of 1884-1892, and first assistant postmaster general (1885-1889). His wife, Letitia G., was one of the founders of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) and active in many other women's social organizations. His daughters, Letitia E. & Julia, participated in the social life of the vice-presidential household. His grandson, Adlai E. Stevenson II, was governor of Illinois (1949-1953), twice the Democratic candidate for U.S. President (1952 & 1956), and U.S. ambassador to the U.N. (1961-1965). Another grandson, Adlai S. Hardin, was a noted sculptor.

From the description of Family papers, 1830-1966. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 43922971

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creatorOf Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1835-1914. Adlai E. Stevenson : miscellaneous papers, 1891-1894. The Filson Historical Society
creatorOf Shorb, James De Barth. Papers of James De Barth Shorb, 1794-1957 (bulk) 1870-1910. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Richardson, Robert Dale. Papers, 1920-1969. Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School
referencedIn National Veterans League (N.Y.). Circulars, 1892. Clarke Historical Library
referencedIn Helen Paull Kirkpatrick Papers MS 103., 1930 - 1998 Sophia Smith Collection
referencedIn Breckinridge Family Papers, 1752-1965 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Thomas LeRoy Collins Papers, 1909-1991, 1961-1991
creatorOf Tydings, Millard E. (Millard Evelyn), 1890-1961. Papers of Millard E. Tydings, 1881-1962. University of Maryland Libraries, UMD Libraries
creatorOf Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1835-1914. Lectures [microform], 1883. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Horace Mann Bond Papers MS 411., 1830-1979, 1926-1972 Special Collections and University Archives, UMass Amherst Libraries
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referencedIn Hammarskjöld, Dag, 1905-1961. Phonorecord of speeches by Dag Hammarskjöld, John Fitzgerald Kennedy, and Adlai Ewing Stevenson issued by Idun-Vecho Journalen, Stockholm Sweden [manuscript], n.d. and 1953-1962. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part I: The Revolution and the Administration, 1669-1958. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Frederick Lieder political button collection, 1856-1918. Houghton Library.
referencedIn New York Times Company records. Arthur Hays Sulzberger papers, 1823-1999 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
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referencedIn Haurowitz mss., 1920-1985 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)http://www.indiana.edu/~liblilly
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creatorOf Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1835-1914. Lectures, 1883. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Weadock, Thomas Addis Emmet, 1850-. Thomas Addis Emmet Weadock papers, 1873-1924 (scattered dates). University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
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referencedIn Rolfe, James. James Rolfe collection of Adlai E. Stevenson correspondence, 1820-1910. Library of Congress
referencedIn Barbara B. Kennelly Papers., undated, 1977-1998. Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center.
referencedIn Melville, George W. (George Wallace), 1841-1912. Papers of George W. Melville, 1880-1911. Library of Congress
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referencedIn Lindsay-Wakefield family papers, 1879-1982. Houghton Library.
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creatorOf Schlup, Leonard C., 1943-. Papers, ca. 1890-2004. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
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referencedIn Robinson, Elmer E., 1894-1982,. Americana, 1765-1969. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions archives, 1810-1961. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Papers, 1917-1995 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
creatorOf Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1835-1914. Adlai E. Stevenson correspondence, 1892 July 21. Library of Congress
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referencedIn Ives, Elizabeth Stevenson, 1897-1994. Family history papers, 1797-1996. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
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referencedIn United States Political Campaign Materials Collection, and undated, 1840-2009 David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
creatorOf Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1835-1914. Adlai E. Stevenson letter 1908. Montana Historical Society Library
referencedIn Nordhoff, Charles, 1887-1947. Papers of Charles Nordhoff, 1907-1953 1909-1947. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Papers, 1918-1993 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Stevenson, Adlai Ewing, 1930-. Personal and Family Files, 1890-1991. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Millard E. Tydings papers, 1881-1962, 1918-1956 State of Maryland and Historical Collections
referencedIn Glenn M. Anderson Papers, 1870s-2000, 1940-1994 California State University, Dominguez Hills Archives and Special Collections
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referencedIn Breckinridge, Clifton Rodes, 1846-1932. Breckinridge family papers, 1752-1965. Library of Congress
creatorOf Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1835-1914. Letter, December 14, 1907. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
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creatorOf Burnham, John H. (John Howard), 1834-1917. Collection of recollections about Abraham Lincoln, 1856-1973 and undated. Mclean County Historical Society Library
referencedIn Anderson, Glenn M., 1913-1994. The Glenn M. Anderson Papers, 1870s-2000, 1940-1994 California State University, Dominguez Hills, CSUDH
referencedIn McLean County Coal Co. McLean County Coal Company, 1869-2007. Mclean County Historical Society Library
referencedIn Stevenson family papers, 1902-1909. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
creatorOf Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1835-1914. Letter, 1888. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Rubin, Vera D. Records of the Jamaica Peace Corps Training Program 1962 1961-1982 (bulk 1962-1962). New York University. Archives.
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Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
California
Bloomington (Ill.)
California
Bloomington (Ill.)
Bloomington (Ill.)
United States
North Carolina
Illinois
United States
United States
Subject
Vice presidents' spouses
Vice presidents
Voyages and travels
Art, Greek
Constitutional history
Pensions--Cost-of-living adjustments
Recipes
Travelers--Diaries
Occupation
Lawyers
Representatives, U.S. Congress--Illinois
Vice Presidents--United States
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Birth 1835-10-23

Death 1914-06-14

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