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BOX I:A1-A365  REEL 1-237Part I: Whitelaw Reid (1837-1912) Papers, 1795-1961
BOX I:A1-A2  REEL 1-2Diaries, 1853-1912
Typewritten diary related to the Spanish-American War peace negotiations of 1898; pocket diaries containing engagements and memoranda; and lists of persons met and entertained, with occasional comment.
Arranged by type of diary and therein chronologically.
BOX I:A1  REEL 1Pocket diaries, 1853-1912
(35 vols.)
BOX I:A2  REEL 2Diaries, 1898, 1905-1912
(11 vols.)
BOX I:A3-A69  REEL 3-118Letterbooks, 1869-1912
Copies of letters, cablegrams, and telegrams sent by Reid or his office.
Arranged chronologically. Each volume, except those during his ambassadorship to France, contains an index of correspondents. For the period 1869-1893, private correspondence and office correspondence are in separate volumes.
BOX I:A3  REEL 3-3AVol. 1, Office, 11 Jan.-20 Sept. 1869
Vol. 2, Private, 20 Sept. 1869-10 Feb. 1870
BOX I:A4  REEL 4-5Vol. 3, Private, 2 July 1869-30 May 1875
Vol. 3A, Private, 10 Oct. 1870-9 Jan. 1881
BOX I:A5  REEL 5-6Vol. 4, Office, 10 Feb.-12 July 1870
Vol. 5, Private, 21 July -21 Nov. 1870
BOX I:A6  REEL 7-8Vol. 6, Private, 6 Nov. 1870-26 June 1871
Vol. 7, Private, 31 May 1870-25 Jan. 1871
BOX I:A7  REEL 9-10Vol. 8, Private, 26 Jan.-1 Oct. 1871
Vol. 9, Office, 19 June 1871-29 Jan. 1872
BOX I:A8  REEL 11-12Vol. 10, Private, 25 Sept. 1871-24 Apr. 1872
Vol. 11, Office, 29 Jan.-1 July 1872
BOX I:A9  REEL 13-14Vol. 12, Office, 7 July-2 Oct. 1872
Vol. 13, Private, 24 Apr.-21 Nov. 1872
BOX I:A10  REEL 15-16Vol. 14, Office, 3 Oct. 1872-27 Mar. 1837
Vol. 15, Private, 21 Nov. 1872-22 Apr. 1873
BOX I:A11  REEL 17-18Vol. 16, Office, 27 Mar.-21 Aug. 1873
Vol. 17, Private, 25 Apr. 1873-12 Mar. 1874
BOX I:A12  REEL 19-20Vol. 18, Office, 22 Aug. 1873-23 Jan. 1874
Vol. 19, Office, 23 Jan.-17 June 1874
BOX I:A13  REEL 21-22Vol. 20, Office, 17 June-20 Nov. 1874
Vol. 21, Office, 20 Nov. 1874-22 Mar. 1875
BOX I:A14  REEL 23-24Vol. 22, Office, 23 Mar.-4 July 1875
Vol. 22A, Private, 12 Mar.-13 Oct. 1874
BOX I:A15  REEL 25-26Vol. 23, Private, 15 Oct. 1874-3 Mar. 1875
Vol. 24, Office, 4 July-28 Oct. 1875
BOX I:A16  REEL 27-28Vol. 25, Office, 28 Oct. 1875-13 Feb. 1876
Vol. 26, Office, 13 Feb.-10 Oct. 1876
BOX I:A17  REEL 29-30Vol. 27, Office, 15 Oct. 1876-9 July 1877
Vol. 28, Private, 7 Mar. 1876-18 Nov. 1877
BOX I:A18  REEL 31From Florida, Oregon, and South Carolina, 1876
BOX I:A19  REEL 31-32Vol. 29, Private, 10 Oct. 1876-29 Nov. 1877
Vol. 30, Office, 12 July 1877-13 Mar. 1878
BOX I:A20  REEL 33-34Vol. 31, Private, 20 Nov. 1877-17 May 1879
Vol. 32, Office, 14 Mar.-28 Oct. 1878
BOX I:A21  REEL 35-36Vol. 33, Office, 28 Oct. 1878-20 Aug. 1879
Vol. 34, Office, 20 Aug. 1879-10 Aug. 1880
BOX I:A22  REEL 37Vol. 35, Private, 19 May 1879-11 Oct. 1880
BOX I:A23  REEL 38-39Vol. 36, Private, 10 Aug. 1881-9 Jan. 1882
Vol. 37, Office, 28 Apr. 1881-4 Feb. 1885
BOX I:A24  REEL 40-41Vol. 38, Private, 11 Oct. 1880-16 Apr. 1881
Vol. 39, Private, 18 Apr. 1881-13 Sept. 1882
BOX I:A25  REEL 42-43Vol. 40, Office, 7 Jan.-4 Dec. 1882
Vol. 41, Private, 13 Sept. 1882-30 June 1883
BOX I:A26  REEL 44-45Vol. 42, Office, 4 Dec. 1882-26 June 1883
Vol. 43, Office, 3 Jan. 1883-23 July 1884
BOX I:A27  REEL 46-47Vol. 44, Office, 27 June 1883-7 Jan. 1884
Vol. 45, Private, 30 June 1883-18 Feb. 1884
BOX I:A28  REEL 48-49Vol. 46, Private, 19 Feb.-30 Aug. 1884
Vol. 47, Private, 1 Sept. 1884-4 Sept. 1885
BOX I:A29  REEL 50-51Vol. 48, Office, 4 Feb.-10 Sept. 1885
Vol. 49, Private, 10 Sept. 1885-23 Feb. 1886
BOX I:A30  REEL 52-53Vol. 50, Private, 23 Feb.-3 July 1886
Vol. 51, Private, 6 July-20 Dec. 1886
BOX I:A31  REEL 54-55Vol. 52, Private, 20 Dec. 1886-7 May 1887
Vol. 53, Private, 7 May-25 Nov. 1887
BOX I:A32  REEL 56-57Vol. 54, Private, 25 Nov. 1887-3 May 1888
Vol. 55, Private, 4 May-3 Nov. 1888
BOX I:A33  REEL 58-59Vol. 56, Mergenthaler, 31 Jan. 1888-16 Feb. 1889
Vol. 57, Private, 26 Nov. 1888-2 May 1889
BOX I:A34  REEL 60-61Vol. 58, Paris, 29 May-29 Oct. 1889
Vol. 59, Paris, 30 Oct. 1889-4 Mar. 1890
Vol. 60, Paris, 5 Mar.-1 Aug. 1890
BOX I:A35  REEL 62Vol. 61, Paris, 2 Aug.-24 Nov. 1890
Vol. 61A, Paris, 24 Nov. 1890-16 Mar. 1891
BOX I:A36  REEL 63-64Vol. 61B, Paris, 11 Mar.-30 July 1891
Vol. 62, Paris, 3 Aug.-10 Nov. 1891
Vol. 63, Paris, 10 Nov. 1891-4 Mar. 1892
BOX I:A37  REEL 65Vol. 64, Campaign, 1 July-29 Aug. 1892
Vol. 65, Campaign, 30 Aug.-11 Oct. 1892
BOX I:A38  REEL 66Vol. 66, Campaign, 11 Oct. 1892-6 Feb. 1893
Vol. 67, Private, Feb. 1893
Vol. 68, Private, Nov. 1890-Oct. 1893
BOX I:A39Vol. 69, Office, 9 Apr. 1892-26 May 1894
BOX I:A40  REEL 67Unnumbered
4 Oct. 1893-22 July 1895
BOX I:A41  REEL 6822 July 1895-3 Feb. 1896
BOX I:A42  REEL 68-693 Feb.-19 Oct. 1896
BOX I:A43  REEL 7020 Oct. 1896-24 July 1897
BOX I:A44  REEL 71-7212 June 1897-15 Apr. 1898
BOX I:A45  REEL 73Apr.-Dec. 1898
BOX I:A46  REEL 7425 Sept.-14 Dec. 1898 (Spanish-American War peace conference)
BOX I:A47  REEL 75Peace treaty, bound pamphlets, and correspondence
BOX I:A48  REEL 76-78*Apr. 1899-May 1900
*The letterbook dated Dec. 18, 1899-May 1, 1900, which is Vol. III in Container A48 was not filmed. The letterbook dated Sept. 1-Dec. 31, 1900, which is Vol. II in Container A49, appears on Reels 78, 80, and 81, where it is designated as Container 48, Vol. III, Container 49, Vol. II, and Container 49, Vol. III, respectively.
BOX I:A49  REEL 79-81May-Dec. 1900
BOX I:A50  REEL 83-84Jan.-Dec. 1901
BOX I:A51  REEL 85-87Jan.-9 Aug. 1902
BOX I:A52  REEL 8810 Aug. 1902-5 June 1903
BOX I:A53  REEL 89-906 June 1903-20 Feb. 1904
BOX I:A54  REEL 91-9226 Feb.-14 Nov. 1904
BOX I:A55  REEL 93-9414 Nov. 1904-24 May 1905
BOX I:A56  REEL 95-96June-Dec. 1905
BOX I:A57  REEL 97-98Jan.-June 1906
BOX I:A58  REEL 99-100July-Dec. 1906
BOX I:A59  REEL 101-102Jan.-June 1907
BOX I:A60  REEL 103-104July-Dec. 1907
BOX I:A61  REEL 105-106Jan.-June 1908
BOX I:A62  REEL 107July-Dec. 1908
BOX I:A63  REEL 108Jan.-June 1909
BOX I:A64  REEL 109July-Dec. 1909
BOX I:A65  REEL 110Jan.-May 1910
BOX I:A66  REEL 111-112June-Dec. 1910
BOX I:A67  REEL 113-114Jan.-July 1911
BOX I:A68  REEL 115-116Aug. 1911-Mar. 1912
BOX I:A69  REEL 117-118Apr.- Dec. 1912
BOX I:A70-A184  REEL 119-193General Correspondence, 1853-1946
Letters received and sent.
Arranged alphabetically by name of correspondent and chronologically therein. Indexed in an appendix to the finding aid.
An index of correspondents is available in the Manuscript Reading Room and online as a PDF document.
BOX I:A70  REEL 119“A” miscellaneous
BOX I:A71-78  REEL 120-127“B” miscellaneous
BOX I:A79-84  REEL 128-133“C” miscellaneous
BOX I:A85-87  REEL 134-136“D” miscellaneous
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