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Indian Removal Act: 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 Indian Removal Act and its after-effects, including government documents, manuscripts, printed ephemera, and maps. Provided below is a link to the home page for each relevant digital collection along with selected highlights.

Congressional Publications

Indian Removal Act Debate References:

 References to debate on the Indian Removal Act (S. 102) can be found in the Register of Debates on the following dates:

United States Congressional Serial Set

The Serial Set contains House and Senate documents and reports. Items related to the Indian Removal Act include:

Andrew Jackson Papers

A selection of references to the Indian Removal Act includes:

Martin Van Buren Papers

Selected highlights from this collection: