Willard Saulsbury, Jr., papers


Creator: Saulsbury, Willard, 1861-1927
Date(s): 1716-1930
Bulk Dates: 1908-1926
Call Number: MSS 0331
Language: Materials entirely in English.
Abstract: Willard Saulsbury, Jr. (1861-1927), was a prominent Delaware lawyer and a member of a a leading Delaware political family, serving in the United States Senate from 1913-1919 as as President Pro Tempore of the Senate from 1916 to 1919. The bulk of the Willard Saulsbury, Jr., papers belong to Saulsbury himself, dating from 1908-1926 when Saulsbury was at his political and business peak. The collection, consisting of papers, photographs, maps, and political realia, also includes papers and legal documents belonging to Saulsbury's father, items from the settlement of Saulsbury's estate and papers from cases handled by Saulsbury's law firm, which were not closed until after his death.
Physical Description:
  • 76.25 linear feet
  • 3 oversize removals
  • 2 oversize boxes
Immediate Source of Acquisition: Gift of John A. Munroe, 1954.
Processing Information: Processed by Greg Franseth, 1995-1996. Revised by Shiela Pardee in 1996-1997. Additional encoding by John Caldwell, 2019. Finding aid prepared using Describing Archives: A Content Standard