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Constitution of the United States: Primary Documents in American History

Digital Collections

The digital collections of the Library of Congress contain a wide variety of primary source materials associated with the U.S. Constitution, including government documents, manuscripts, and broadsides. Provided below is a link to the home page for each relevant digital collection along with selected highlights.

Congressional Publications

Selected highlights from this collection:

Documents from the Continental Congress and the Constitutional Convention

Alexander Hamilton Papers

Selected highlights from this collection:

James Madison Papers

Selected highlights from this collection:

Thomas Jefferson Papers

Selected highlights from this collection: