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Access and Use

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Doctor Ralph to the Darlington Memorial Library in 1937.

Access Restrictions:

No restrictions.


No copyright restrictions.

Processing Information:

This collection was processed by Matt Gorzalski in August 2008.

Custodial History:

This collection was located in the Darlington Memorial Library in the University’s Cathedral of Learning until 2007 when it was moved to the ULS Archives Service Center for processing, storage, preservation and service. However, it remains in the custodianship of the ULS Special Collections Department.


  • Dodd, William Edward. Robert John Walker: Imperialist. Chicago: Chicago Literary Club, 1914.Jordan, H. Donaldson. "A Politician of Expansion: Robert J. Walker." The Mississippi Valley Historical Review 19, no. 3 (December 1932): 362-381.
  • Miles, Edwin A. "Andrew Jackson and Senator George Poindexter." The Journal of Southern History 24, no. 1 (February 1958): 51-66.
  • "Robert J. Walker (1845-1849)." Secretaries of the Treasury. History of the Treasury. United States Department of the Treasury.
  • "Walker, Robert John (1835-1845)." Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. "Walker, Robert John." Columbia Encyclopedia, 2008.

Related Material:

Walker, (Robert J.) Papers, Mississippi Department of Archives and History, call number Z/0659.000/S.

Walker, Robert J. (Robert John), 1801-1869. Papers, 1842-1866, Duke University Special Collections Library, 6th 17:C.

Papers of James K. Polk, 1790-1889, The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens, mssHM 28820-28839.

Records 1839-1847, United States Department of the Treasury, Wisconsin Historical Society Archives, U.S. Mss BM Folder 3.

Preferred Citation:

Robert J. Walker Papers, 1833-1848, DAR.1937.42, Darlington Collection, Special Collections Department, University of Pittsburgh