The American Presidency Project is a major web resource providing a searchable database of, and analyses based on, presidential public documents. This includes speeches, orders, proclamations, messages, and other documents related to Martin Van Buren and his administration
This site provides information on American presidents designed to complement C-SPAN's twentieth-anniversary television series. The page on Van Buren contains facts about his personal life and public service, and includes links to documents, online videos, and a selected bibliography.
This directory summarizes the lives and political careers of members of Congress that served from its beginnings. Martin Van Buren's entry includes a brief biography, a bibliography, and an extensive listing of research collections throughout the United States containing documents related to Van Buren..
The Martin Van Buren National Historic Site is Van Buren's retirement estate, Lindenwald, located near his boyhood home in Kinderhook, New York. This National Park Service website provides information on visiting the estate as well as documentation providing insight into Martin Van Buren's life at Lindenwald.
This lesson plan examines the role Van Buren's retirement estate, Lindenwald, played in his life as he came to terms with having served only a single term presidency and sought to establish himself in the role of gentleman farmer as his heroes, Thomas Jefferson and Andrew Jackson, had done.
The Papers of Martin Van Buren is a joint digital/print documentary editing project focused on the papers of the eighth president, including his letters, speeches, notes, and miscellaneous material. When completed, this website will contain approximately 13,000 transcribed annotated Van Buren papers. The Papers of Martin Van Buren is produced in partnership with Cumberland University.
The Miller Center at the University of Virginia presents essays about Martin Van Buren and his life before, during, and after his presidential term. Additionally there are links to some of Van Buren's important speeches, biographical information about members of his Cabinet, and a timeline of key events.