Hugely popular and perennially controversial in his lifetime, Andrew Jackson has loomed larger and longer in public consciousness and national memory than the vast majority of the nation’s leaders, whether heroic generals or powerfully influential presidents—and he was both. The Library of Congress digital collections and resources listed below—as well as others in this guide, such as the Printed Ephemera collection and the Prints & Photographs Online Catalog—document some of the myriad ways in which Jackson has been revered, reviled, and remembered by his fellow Americans.
For additional examples of Jackson's place in American culture, go to the Library of Congress Catalog, select the Browse option, change the search box to "SUBJECTS beginning with," and enter the following subject headings:
Click on each heading to see a list of relevant titles, with links to their catalog records. If the item is no longer under copyright, its record may contain a link to an online electronic version.