Scope and arrangement
The collection consists of his correspondence with prominent citizens of New York and fellow politicians (1886-1910). Included in his correspondence are letters from John Bigelow, Hamilton Fish, C. A. Dana, George Peabody and George McClellan. Also included are his legal papers such as briefs, affidavits and legal opinions (c. 1901-1907). Present are many of his writings & speeches (1892-1904). All of his legal papers, drafts of speeches and writings are in holograph form. His gubernatorial papers which included campaign material and executive orders are also present (1886-1887). There are a few of his papers as a U. S. senator. There are also photographs including portraits of Hill.