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Presidential Election of 1872: A Resource Guide

Digital Collections

The digital collections of the Library of Congress contain a wide variety of primary source materials related to the presidential election of 1872, including manuscripts, government documents, printed ephemera, images, sheet music, and newspaper articles. Provided below is a link to the home page for each relevant digital collection along with selected highlights.

African American Perspectives

Selected highlights from this collection:

Congressional Publications

Printed Ephemera

Selected highlights from this collection:

Selected Digitized Books

Selected highlights from this collection:

Sheet Music

Selected highlights from this collection:

Ulysses S. Grant Papers