Lilly Library Manuscript Collections

WAR OF 1812 MSS.

The War of 1812 mss., 1776-1879, consists of materials relating to the War of 1812. It includes correspondence, log books, legal documents, diaries, speeches, letter copybooks, orderly books, and receipts. The materials in the collection were acquired principally during the period 1942 to 1969 from a variety of sources through the cooperative efforts of historians, librarians, and booksellers. All items in this collection have been digitized except for items which are reproductions of original manuscripts held in other institutions.

See the Finding Aid for access to the digitized content.

Collection size: 3,181 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.