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Rutherford B. Hayes: A Resource Guide

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American 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.

Biographical 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 Elections 1860-1912

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.

The Miller Center of Public Affairs

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 that served in his administration.

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.

White House

The official White House Web site presents a brief biography of Rutherford B. Hayes.

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