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James Buchanan: A Resource Guide

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James Buchanan: Democratic candidate for fifteenth President of the United States
James Buchanan: Democratic candidate for fifteenth President of the United States.
1 print: lithograph.
New York: Published by N. Currier, c1856.
Prints & Photographs Division.
Reproduction Number:
LC-DIG-pga-00797

American Presidents: Life Portraits

This site on American presidents is designed to complement C-SPAN's twentieth anniversary television series. The page on James Buchanan contains facts about his personal life and public service, and links to documents, online videos, and a selected bibliography.

American President: An Online Reference Resource

The Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University of Virginia presents essays about Buchanan and his life before, during, and after his presidential terms. It additionally provides biographical information about the cabinet officials who served in his administration, as well as information on Buchanan's private and public papers.

Biographical Directory of the United States Congress: James Buchanan

This publication contains a short biography of every member of Congress from 1774 to the present, including James Buchanan who served in the House of Representatives from 1821 to 1831 and in the Senate from 1834 to 1845. It also provides a selected bibliography and a list of research collections related to Buchanan.

James Buchanan Resource Center

This site contains biographical information, an extensive bibliography, images, political cartoons, and a detailed timeline of Buchanan's life. Also presented is a selection of full-text writings by and about Buchanan, including unpublished letters, published biographies, and the edited and collected writings of Buchanan.

POTUS: James Buchanan

The Internet Public Library's POTUS (Presidents of the United States) Web site provides background information, election results, a list of cabinet members, and notable events on each of the presidents. Links to biographies, historical documents, and other presidential sites also are included.

Wheatland

James Buchanan's historic Wheatland estate is operated by The James Buchanan Foundation. This site contains information about the house, biographical information on Buchanan, related links, and educational resources for teachers and students.

White House

The official White House Web site presents a brief biography of James Buchanan.

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