External Web Sites
President: An Online Reference Resource
The Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University
of Virginia presents essays about Hayes 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 Hayes's private
and public papers.
Presidents: Life Portraits
This site on American presidents is designed to complement
C-SPAN's 20th anniversary television series. The page on Rutherford
B. Hayes contains facts about his personal life
and public service, and links to documents, online videos,
and a selected bibliography.
Directory of the United States Congress: Rutherford B. Hayes
This publication contains a short biography of every member
of Congress from 1774 to the present, including
Hayes who served in the House of Representatives from 1865 to 1867. It also provides
a selected bibliography and
a list of research
collections related to Hayes.
Finding Precedent: Hayes vs. Tilden
This HarpWeek Web site presents text and political cartoons on the Electoral College controversy of 1876-77 from the pages of Harper's Weekly.
HarpWeek: The Presidential
This HarpWeek Web site 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 Hayes's presidential campaign in 1876.
POTUS: Rutherford B. Hayes
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historical documents, and other presidential sites also
The Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center
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 the full text of The Diary and Letters of Rutherford B. Hayes, Nineteenth President of the United States, edited by Charles Richard Williams. In addition, this site includes the Civil War letters of Lucy Webb Hayes, a selection of photographs, and information about Hayes's estate, Spiegel Grove.
The official White House Web site presents a brief biography
of Rutherford B. Hayes.