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Daniel Webster collection

Identifier: 11-MWalB02085

Scope and Contents

The Daniel Webster collection contains 5 linear feet of manuscript material and is dominated by correspondence received during his appointment as Secretary of State under Presidents Harrison and Tyler from 1841 to 1843. The collection also contains some legal and financial documents.


  • 1718-1892
  • Majority of material found in 1841-1843


Conditions Governing Access

Access to the collection is in accordance with the policies of the Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department, Brandeis University.

Conditions Governing Use

Requests to reproduce or publish material from the collection should be directed to the Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department, Brandeis University.

For more information please contact the department.


5.00 Linear Feet (9 manuscript boxes)

Language of Materials



Arranged in two series: 1. Correspondence, 1827-1852; 2. Miscellaneous, 1718-1892.

Source of Acquisition

donated by Philip D. Sang in the 1950s.

Processing Information

Processed by Kim Allegretto in 2004.  Finding aid updated by Craig Bruce Smith in 2010.

Kim Allegretto
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Repository Details

Part of the Brandeis University Repository

415 South St.
Waltham MA

About Us

The Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department at Brandeis University consists of two collecting units, the University Archives and Special Collections. University Archives documents the history and development of Brandeis University and its faculty, staff, students, and alumni. Special Collections features a broad array of unique primary source materials across a wide range of disciplines that support research, teaching and learning at Brandeis. Learn more about our collections