William McKinley was reelected president in 1900, defeating William Jennings Bryan in a rematch of the 1896 election. This guide provides access to digital materials at the Library of Congress, links to external websites, and a print bibliography.
Ken Drexler, Reference Specialist, Researcher and Reference Services Division
Created: May 16, 2023
Last Updated: June 12, 2023
Republican incumbent William McKinley defeated Democratic challenger William Jennings Bryan in the 1900 presidential election, a rematch of the 1896 election. McKinley was assassinated in September 1901, and was succeeded by his vice president, Theodore Roosevelt.
The digital collections of the Library of Congress contain a wide variety of material associated with the presidential election of 1900, including manuscripts, broadsides, prints, political cartoons, sheet music, and newspaper articles. This guide compiles links to digital materials related to the presidential election of 1900 that are available throughout the Library of Congress website. In addition, it provides links to external websites focusing on the 1900 election and a selected bibliography.