The Library of Congress >  Researchers >  Search Finding Aids  >  Pinkerton's National Detective Agency records, 1853-1999

Pinkerton's National Detective Agency records, 1853-1999

Contact UsHelpSearch All Finding Aids
ContainerContents
Criminal Case File, 1861-1992 (continued)
Essay and notes, undated
Newspaper and magazine articles, 1887-1888, 1895-1896, 1914, 1922, undated
Photographs, 1887-1907, undated
Reports, 1890-1892, 1900-1906, 1913-1914, undated
Weil, Joseph, gang
Newspaper and magazine articles, 1918, 1924-1945, undated
Photographs, 1904-1908, 1915, 1932, undated
Reports, 1904, 1917-1923, 1931-1937
Western Union Telegraph, wiretapping case, 1940
White, George M., gang
Correspondence, 1890-1897, 1944-1948
Essays, undated
BOX 179 Newspaper and magazine articles, 1869, 1884-1913, undated
Notes, undated
Photographs, positive prints and negatives, 1890-1895, 1907, undated
Reports, 1891-1897, undated
Whited, Harry L., robbery and murder
Correspondence, 1932-1936
Essays, undated
Newspaper and magazine articles, 1931-1939
Photographs, 1932-1933
Reports, 1932-1934
(6 folders)
Reward notices, 1932-1933
Statements in court, 1933
BOX 180 Wernitzer, Louise Witt, crimes
Correspondence and notes, 1925-1931
Handwriting samples, 1919, 1925-1930, undated
Newspaper and magazine articles, 1925, undated
Photographs, undated
Reports, 1925, 1933, undated
(4 folders)
Whitman, Alonzo, crimes
Correspondence, essay, and notes, 1897-1900, 1954-1957, undated
Newspaper and magazine articles, 1897-1923, undated
(2 folders)
BOX 181 Photographs, positive prints and negatives, 1894-1899, 1910, 1919, undated
Wild Bunch See Containers 87-93, Cassidy, Butch, and the Wild Bunch
Wilkes, Henry Wade, gang
Correspondence, 1885-1910, 1944-1945, undated
Essays, 1944. undated
Newspaper and magazine articles, 1886-1897, 1905-1913, undated
(2 folders)
Notes, undated
BOX 182 Photographs, positive prints and negatives, 1876, 1882-1891, undated
Reports, 1876, 1886-1911, 1940, undated
Willy's Overland Motors, Toledo, Ohio, thefts
Correspondence, 1951-1959, undated
Newspaper and magazine articles, 1953-1956
Reports, 1952-1953
Worth, Adam, gang
Correspondence, including copies, 1872, 1883-1905, 1912-1913, 1940, 1949-1950, undated
(2 folders)
Essays, 1907, 1941, undated
BOX 183 Newspaper and magazine articles, 1883-1904, 1910-1923, 1931-1948, undated
(4 folders)
Notes, undated
Photographs, 1896, undated
Reports, 1888-1897, undated
York, Thaddeus E., crimes, 1910-1917, undated
Yost, Gilbert, gang, 1886, 1895, 1902-1903, undated
BOX 184-185 2020 Addition, 1928, 1950, undated
Draft manuscripts of detective stories and eight printing plates.
Arranged alphabetically by type of material and thereunder numerically by manuscript number and alphabetically by subject of printing plate.
BOX 184 Printing plates
Calling cards and 100th anniversary, 1950, undated
Pinkerton, Allan (1819-1884), 1928, Oct. 4
Pinkerton, Robert A. (1848-1907), undated
Pinkerton, William A., undated
Writings
No. 1, "Justice Slow but Sure," undated
No. 2, "A Kansas Romance," undated
No. 3, "The Vicissitudes of Crime," undated
No. 6, "A Ruined Life," undated
BOX 185 No. 7, "A Criminal Romance," undated
No. 8, "An Express Robber Trapped," undated
No. 9, untitled, robbery of bank at Wilmington, Del., undated
No. 10, untitled, murder of Jennie Cramer at New Haven, Conn., undated See also Container 8, Writings
Unnumbered, "Love Laughs at Locksmiths," undated
BOX OV 1-OV 20 Oversize, 1867-1955, 1983
Correspondence, payroll and other financial and administrative ledgers, reward notices and wanted posters, legal documents, maps, and a chart.
Arranged and described according to the series, containers, and folders from which the items were removed.
BOX OV 1 Family Directors File
Pinkerton, Allan (1819-1884)
Biographical file
Correspondence about Pinkerton
Genealogy, chart, 1983 (Container 1)
BOX OV 2 Death
Letters of condolence, 1884 (Container 4)
Vol. 1
BOX OV 3 Vol. 2
BOX OV 4 Administrative File
Financial file
Ledgers of employee time, payroll, and uncollected accounts (Container 37)
Time books
Vol. 1, 1873-1877
BOX OV 5 Vol. 2, 1878-1880
BOX OV 6 Vol. 3, 1880-1882
BOX OV 7 Vol. 4, 1884-1885
BOX OV 8 Vol. 5, 1887
BOX OV 9 Vol. 6, 1889-1890
BOX OV 10 Vol. 7, 1891-1897
BOX OV 11 Vol. 8, 1911-1933
BOX OV 12 Uncollected accounts, 1878-1912
BOX OV 13 Reward books
“Book 7, Hartford Office,” 1940-1941, 1952 (Container 55)
BOX OV 14 “Book 8, Denver Office,” 1915, undated (Container 56)
BOX OV 15 “Book 9, New Orleans Office,” 1931-1935, 1941 (Container 56)
BOX OV 16 “Book 11,” 1927-1931 (Container 57)
BOX OV 17 “Book 13, St. Louis,” 1948-1955 (Container 57)
BOX OV 18 “Kansas City Office,” circulars, 1927, 1937-1945 (Container 58)
BOX OV 19 Criminal Case File
Burke, William, gang
Legal documents, 1885 (Container 84)
Cannon, John, gang
Legal documents, 1870 (Container 86)
Farrington brothers gang
Correspondence and legal documents, 1871 (Container 105)
James-Younger gang
Exhibit material, photograph of maps, undated (Container 123)
BOX OV 20 Proctor, George H., crimes
Legal documents, 1885 (Container 150)
Schoenbein, Maximillian
Legal documents, 1867-1868 (Container 166)
Reports, undated (Container 167)

Contents List