U.S. House of Representatives: Historical Highlights. On February 1, 1877, a Joint Session of the 44th Congress (1875–1877) met for the first time to count the electoral votes in the 1876 presidential election.
This HarpWeek website features political cartoons from Harper's Weekly, Leslie's Illustrated Weekly, Vanity Fair, Puck, Judge, and American Political Prints, 1766-1876: A Catalog of the Collections in the Library of Congress. It provides explanations of the historical context and images of each cartoon, campaign overviews, biographical sketches, a review of the era's major issues, and other valuable information related to the 1876 presidential election.
The Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center includes the home, library, museum, tomb, and 25-acre park-like estate (called Spiegel Grove) of Rutherford B. Hayes. This site contains frequently asked questions about the disputed election of 1876, an essay on the election by Ari Hoogenboom, a copy of Samuel Tilden's concession speech, and a selection of images from the election. It also provides access to the full-text of The Diary and Letters of Rutherford B. Hayes, Nineteenth President of the United States, which includes entries related to the election of 1876 in volume III.