Lilly Library Manuscript Collections


The Clay mss., 1812-1849, are a collection of political letters of Henry Clay, 1777-1852, congressman, U.S. senator, and secretary of state.

Included is also a collection, 1841-1859, of printed notices of meetings, circulars, etc. (most of which are also printed) of various New York City Clay organizations, including the Central Clay Committee, the Democratic Clay Club of the 10th ward, the Young men's Henry Clay association, and the Clay festival association.

Some of the manuscripts in this collection are in an oversize folder.

Collection size: 292 items

For more information about this collection and any related materials contact the Public Services Department, Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405. Call (812) 855-2452 or send an email using our Ask a Question form.