Lincoln Papers at the Library of Congress
The complete Abraham Lincoln Papers from the Manuscript
Division at the Library of Congress consist of approximately
20,000 documents. The Lincoln Papers contain more than
fifty items to, from, or referring to Millard
Fillmore. To find these documents, go to the collection’s search
page, and search on the phrase Millard
Fillmore (do not put quotation
marks around the words).
Among the collection’s Fillmore-related materials
American Time Capsule: Three Centuries of Broadsides and
Other Printed Ephemera
The Printed Ephemera collection comprises 28,000 primary
source items dating from the seventeenth century to the
present and encompasses key events and eras in American
Century of Lawmaking for a New Nation: U.S. Congressional
Documents and Debates, 1774-1875
This collection contains a large selection of congressional
material related to Millard Fillmore's political career
as a member of the House of Representatives,
vice president, and president. Search
this collection by date and type of publication to
find materials related to Fillmore.
- The Congressional
the text of congressional debates from Fillmore's
service in the House of Representatives (1833-35
and 1837-43). It also contains the text of congressional
debates and presidential messages from Fillmore's
presidency (1850-53), including Fillmore's First, Second,
and Third Annual
Messages to Congress and his message
to the Senate announcing the death
of President Zachary Taylor on July 9, 1850.
- The United
States Statutes at Large contain the full text
of all the laws enacted and treaties ratified during Fillmore's
presidency, including the acts that made up the Compromise
of 1850. As part of the Compromise of 1850, the Fugitive
Slave Act was amended and the slave
trade in Washington, D.C., was abolished. Furthermore, California
entered the Union as a free state and a territorial
government was created in Utah.
In addition, an act was passed settling a boundary
dispute between Texas and New Mexico that also
established a territorial government in New Mexico.
From Slavery to Freedom: The African-American Pamphlet Collection,
The collection consists of 397 pamphlets, published from
1824 through 1909, by African-American authors and others
who wrote about slavery, African colonization, Emancipation,
Reconstruction, and related topics, including two items
that reference Millard
Do Solemnly Swear...": Presidential Inaugurations
This collection contains approximately 400 items relating
to presidential inaugurations, including a lithograph of
Millard Fillmore from 1850.
The Library of Congress has custody of the largest and most comprehensive cartographic collection in the world with collections numbering over 5.5 million maps, 80,000 atlases, 6,000 reference works, over 500 globes and globe gores, 3,000 raised relief models, and a large number of cartographic materials in other formats, including over 19,000 cds/dvds. The collection contains maps from Millard Fillmore's personal
Music for the Nation: American Sheet Music, ca. 1820-1860
This collection consists of over 15,000 pieces of sheet music registered for copyright during the years 1820 to 1860.
Words and Deeds in American History: Selected Documents
Celebrating the Manuscript Division's First 100 Years
In honor of the Manuscript Division's centennial, its
staff selected approximately ninety representative documents
spanning from the fifteenth to the mid-twentieth centuries.
The following items reference