Archibald Yell correspondence, 1836-1847.

MSS.Temp7.Misc ms

Date: 1836-1847 | Size: 0.5 Linear feet, 10 p., typed carbon transcripts.


This correspondence is between Yell, William Moore, and James Knox Polk, and concerns politics in Arkansas and the United States (1836-1839). There are also letters from Yell while serving in the Mexican War (1847), and accounts of his death there.

Background note

Archibald Yell was a soldier and congressman.

Collection Information

Physical description

10 p., typed carbon transcripts.


Presented by Julia Sioussat, 1961; accessioned, 1962 (1962 46ms).

Indexing Terms

Geographic Name(s)

  • Arkansas -- Politics and government.
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1815-1861.


  • Mexican War, 1846-1848.