The Noble E. Dawson papers contains correspondence, transcripts, scrapbooks, ephemera, and photographs related to Dawson's position and a transcriber and stenographer for Ulysses S. Grant as Grant was writing his Personal Memoirs. The collection contains correspondence with many members of the Grant family, including Fred Grant, Ulysses S. Grant, Jr., Nellie Grant, and Jesse Grant. It also includes correspondence with Robert Todd Lincoln, sculptor Karl Gerhardt, General Grenville Dodge, and many others. Ephemera includes programs from Grant memorials, banquets, and wedding invitations. The materials in this collection range from 1860 to 1920.
Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library
Noble E. Dawson papers, Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library, Mississippi State University