American Philosophical Society
15 letters to Pierce in Robert Maskell Patterson papers, 1775-1853.
Boston Public Library
1837-1869. 11 letters.
Rare Book and Manuscript Library
New York, NY
Correspondence in Belmont family papers, 1799-1930.
1842-1867. 25 letters and a portrait.
Letters from John Parker Hale in Hale-Chandler papers, 1777-1873.
Special Collections Library
In U.S. President's papers, 1753-1935. Finding aid.
Filson Club Historical Society
1 letter (1835); and miscellaneous documents and references in various collections.
Historical Society of Pennsylvania
In James Buchanan papers, 1775-1868, available on microfilm; and autograph letters of Presidents of United States collection, 1788-1864.
1 letter (September 29, 1852) in Sang autograph collection, 1751-1954; and 1 land patent (February 1, 1855) and 1 letter (September 28, 1860) in Bookfellow Foundation autograph collection, 1793-1945.
Library of Congress
1820-1869. 27 containers. Correspondence (1820-1869), includes photostats of originals in New Hampshire Historical Society; diary (1847), photostat of original in Henry E. Huntington Library; and drafts of messages to Congress (1854-1856) reflecting Pierce's participation in the war with Mexico, public affairs, and politics. Available on 7 microfilm reels. Finding aid.
50 letters in Edmund Burke papers, 1821-1881; 7 letters to Mary Aiken or her husband John and 36 letters of Jane Pierce to Mary Aiken in the Pierce-Aiken family papers; letters to Webster, his secretary, in Sidney Webster papers, 1854-1869; John Kilham Porter collection, 1600-1882; and in Commissioners of the City of Washington records, 1791-1869 (bulk 1791-1808). Most of papers are available on microfilm.
Massachusetts Historical Society
38 items (1838-1867) in various collections.
New England Historic Genealogical Society
Correspondence in William Foster papers, 1734-1879.
New Hampshire Historical Society
1820-1968. 1,650 items. Personal and family correspondence, diary (1847), speeches, deeds, newspaper clippings, and scrapbook. In part photocopies of originals in Henry E. Huntington Library and John Longyear Library, Marquette, MI; and 7 microfilm reels of originals in the Library of Congress. Finding aid.
New-York Historical Society
New York, NY
1836-1862. 26 items.
New York Public Library
New York, NY
Correspondence in Albert Tracy papers, 1843-1893; and George William Gordon papers, 1825-1852 (bulk 1840-1852).
Pierpont Morgan Library
New York, NY
2 items (1857 and 1859); and 34 items (1838-1869) chiefly on political and military topics in the Gilder Lehrman collection. Finding aid.
Seeley G. Mudd Libraries
In the Andre deCoppet collection, 1566-1942.
Rosenbach Museum and Library
1853-1857. 6 items. Official correspondence.
University of Michigan
William L. Clements Library
Ann Arbor, MI
21 letters (1830-1852) in the Appleton-Aiken papers. Chiefly letters written by his wife, Jane Means Appleton Pierce, concerning personal and business matters. Finding aid.
University of Virginia
Correspondence and references in various collections. Finding aid.
Virginia Historical Society
Miscellaneous items. Finding aid.
Virginia State Library and Archives
2 letters from Rust ((March 9, 1853 and March 7, 1856) in George Rust, Jr. papers, 1788-1858 (bulk 1815-1858).
Yale University Libraries
Manuscripts and Archives
New Haven, CT
7 microfilm reels of originals (1820-1869) at Library of Congress.
In Pierce-Dahlgren-Vinton family papers, 1792-1936; and Alfred White Van Sinderen collection, 1782-1969.
Research Libraries Information Network
In addition to the institutions listed above, items are also cataloged in collections at: Brown University, Providence, RI; Emory University, Special Collections, Atlanta, GA; Johns Hopkins University, Special Collections, Baltimore, MD; Maine Historical Society Library, Portland, ME; Maryland Historical Society, Baltimore, MD; State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; New York State Library, Albany, NY; Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, CA; Syracuse University, George Arents Research Library, Syracuse, NY; and University of Iowa Libraries, Iowa City, IA.
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