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Alexander Hamilton: A Resource Guide

Digital Collections

The digital collections of the Library of Congress contain a wide variety of primary source materials associated with Alexander Hamilton, including manuscripts, government documents, newspaper articles, and printed ephemera. Provided below is a link to the home page for each relevant digital collection along with selected highlights.

Alexander Hamilton Papers

Selected highlights from this collection:

Congressional Publications

The following publications contain materials related to Hamilton:

The American State Papers contains the legislative and executive documents of Congress during the period 1789 to 1838, covering the time that Hamilton served as the secretary of the treasury (1789-95). 

A selection of highlights includes:

George Washington Papers

A selection of highlights includes:

Historic Newspapers

A selection of articles includes:

James Madison Papers

A selection of highlights includes:

Rare Book Selections

Selected highlights from this collection:

Thomas Jefferson Papers

A selection of highlights includes: