Manuscripts for: Lucy Hayes

Rutherford B. Hayes Library , Spiegel Grove, Ohio:

--Lucy Webb Hayes Papers

, 1841-1890, 8 ft: Correspondence, account books, school essays, tributes, clippings, and pictures. Many letters concern Mrs. Hayes’ interest in the Woman's missionary societies of the Methodist Episcopal Church, the Woman's Christian Temperance Union, the Ohio Soldiers’ & Sailors’ Orphans Home, Xenia, Ohio, and other benevolent activities. Related material is found in the library's Rutherford B. Hayes collection.
--Various manuscripts: There are a wide variety of unpublished manuscripts in the Hayes Library relating to Lucy Hayes and, or her family. These include: Force, Manning. "Reminiscences of Rutherford B. Hayes," 1893; Hayes, Lucy Webb. Correspondence, 1844-89; college compositions, 1847-50; term report, 1845; addresses, 1881-88; miscellaneous memorandums and manuscripts; Keeler, Lucy E. "Account of the Last Hours of Lucy Webb Hayes," ms. written at the request of RBH; Keller, Lucy E. Diaries, 1877-87; Keller, Lucy E. "Lucy Webb Hayes: Her Family, Life, and Letters," 1904; Keller, Lucy E. "Mrs. Hayes’ Hunt After the Colonel," 1927; Mitchell, Laura Platt. "Lucy Webb Hayes: Reminiscences for Her Grandson by One of Her Nieces," 1890; Mitchell, Laura Platt. "Memorandum of a typical day at the White House," n.d.; Nicholson, Mary Ann Todd Webb. "Webb Family record," nineteen-page ms. dictated to her daughter, 1876; Prudent, O.L. "Pen and Pencil Record of the Social Events at the Executive Mansion during the Administration of President Hayes;" Receipts for Mrs. Hayes’s White House gowns; Roberts, Sally. "Wesleyan’s First Co-ed," essay, 13 January 1954; Scott, Annie Tressler. Correspondence, minute book, and accounts of Mrs. Scott, Secretary of the Hayes Testimonial Association., 1880-81.
--Spiegel Grove Pamphlets: There is a bound volume from 1926 of pamphlets, these includes: Keeler, Lucy E. Spiegel Grove, 1910; Dedication of Hayes Library and Museum, May 30, 1916; Catalogue of the Hayes Memorial Museum, 1918; Keeler, Lucy E. Unveiling of Soldiers’ Memorial Tablet on the Hayes Memorial Building, 1920; Keller, Lucy E. The Centenary Celebration of the Birth of Rutherford B. Hayes, 1922; Illustrated Catalogue of Spiegel Grove State Park, the Hayes Memorial Library and the Hayes Homestead, 1926.
--Anna Margaret Tressler Scott Papers, 1880-1953, Fremont, Ohio, 2 boxes, 0.5 ft.: Correspondence, minute books, account books, clippings, pamphlets, photos, and memorabilia. Chiefly letters to Mrs. Scott, secretary, and other members of the Illinois State Testimonial Committee commending Mrs. Rutherford B. Hayes for not serving alcohol in the White House. Includes pamphlets on the Tressler and Scott families, two letters (1800) from Mrs. Scott to her husband, pamphlet entitled Illinois testimonial to Mrs. Rutherford B. Hayes, and a letter (1953) from the White House acknowledging receipt of a copy.
--Lucy Cook McCandless Papers, 1880-98, 1 Box: McCandless (1851-1902), the cousin of Lucy (Webb) Hayes, was the granddaughter of Ohio’s first governor Edward Tiffin. Correspondence, a partial diary, legal records, accounts, and photos.

Library of Congress, Manuscript Division, Washington, D.C.:
--Lucretia R. Garfield Papers: Includes Container 56 which has a handwritten invitation dated 6 December 1880 from the secretary to Lucy Hayes to Lucretia Garfield; an invitation to White House dated 24 February 1881; a handwritten note from LH to LG dated 15 May 1888; notice on death of LH with handwritten note from Rutherford B. Hayes dated 4 July 1889; and a calling card with inscription.
--Rutherford Birchard Hayes Papers, 1856-1893, 335 items: In part, transcripts (typewritten) and photocopies made from originals in the possession of the Rutherford B. Hayes Memorial Library, Fremont, Ohio, and the Gates W. McGarrah collection of presidential autographs. Correspondence, record (1877-81) of social events at the Executive Mansion, notes and drafts of Presidential messages prepared by or for Hayes, printed copy of his inaugural address, miscellaneous personal, legal, and financial papers, and news clippings. Includes letter of and other items relating to Lucy (Webb) Hayes. Also, in Container 2 there is 1 folder with: lock of hair in envelope; copy of draft for will - signed; note - undated; photocopy of sheet music cover dedicated to LWH. Container 150 includes LWH telegram, Series 4, 20 September 1881; 131, pt. 2 LWH not located/listed in Index, 21 February 1881. Note: Microfilm of RBH letters does not have a finding aid.
--Bancroft-Bliss Family: Papers includes Container 11 which has a note dated March 1879 from LWH to Mrs. Bancroft; an invitation to the White House dated 2 February 1880; and a note on a card dated April 1880 from LWH to Mrs. Bancroft. Container 12 has an undated note on card from LWH to Mr. Bliss.
--John Davis Batchelder Papers: Container 5 includes a signature of Lucy Webb Hayes (#696).

Pilgrim Society Collections, Plymouth, Massachusetts:
--William Thomas Davis Papers, 1840-1906: Merchant, banker, and historian, of Plymouth, Massachusetts. Includes a letter from Lucy Hayes describing the White House. More fully described in A Guide to Manuscripts of the Pilgrim Society (1976) p. 8.

University of Oklahoma Library, Western History Collections, Norman, Oklahoma:
--Walker D. Grisso Papers, 1872-1956, Papers, 21 items: Includes autographed letters by Lucy (Webb) Hayes.

Latter-Day Saints Church Archives, Salt Lake City, Utah:

--Elizabeth Jeffords (Drake) Roundy Papers, 1912, 3 items: Papers of Roundy (1830-1916) include a letter she wrote to Mrs. Rutherford B. Hayes urging her not to support an anti-polygamy petition, along with background information concerning the letter.