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James Buchanan: A Resource Guide

Digital Collections

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

James Buchanan and Harriet Lane Johnston Papers

Selected highlights from this collection:

Abraham Lincoln Papers

Selected highlights from this collection:

Congressional Publications

Selected highlights from this collection:

Sheet Music

Selected highlights from this collection:

Words and Deeds in American History