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Benton, Thomas Hart, 1782-1858



  • Existence: 1782-03-14 - 1858-04-10

Thomas Hart Benton (1782-1858), American politician

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Fowler & Wells Portrait Posters for Physiognomy Lectures

Call Number: YCAL MSS 1000
Overview: A set of nineteen posters with 112 bust portraits depicting identified men and women, primarily authors, artists, scientists, monarchs, and religious and political leaders from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, with a group of idealized heads illustrating characteristics identified by phrenologists.
Dates: circa 1860

O'Fallon family papers

Call Number: WA MSS S-2729
Scope and Contents: The papers include correspondence, photographs, and other papers documenting activities of United States Indian Agent Benjamin O'Fallon and his extended family. Most correspondence consists of letters to Benjamin O'Fallon, concerning Indian affairs in Missouri Territory and throughout what is now the western United States, as well as Missouri politics during the transition from territory to statehood; correspondents include Henry Atkinson, Thomas Hart Benton, William Clark, John C. Calhoun,...
Dates: 1803-1910

Ulrich Bonnell Phillips papers

Call Number: MS 397
Overview: The papers consist of the research files of Ulrich Bonnell Phillips, an author and history professor. The papers include Phillips's notes and transcripts of historical source materials and the collected papers of several southern families from 1712-1933. The collected papers include correspondence, account books, business records, farm and plantation records, diaries, photographs, and other papers which focus primarily on the years 1790-1865, and the Shenandoah Valley region of Virginia and the...
Dates: 1712-1933, bulk 1800-1861

Signature, n.d.

 Part of Collection — Box: 38, Folder: GROUP 910, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Card, with Benton's signature written twice.
Dates: n.d.

Signature, n.d.

 Part of Collection — Box: 38, Folder: GROUP 910, F-2
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Signature from an unidentified letter or document.
Dates: n.d.

Signatures, n.d.

 Part of Collection — Box: 38, Folder: GROUP 910, F-3
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Three signatures clipped from unidentified sources and mounted on one sheet.
Dates: n.d.