Time Capsule: Three Centuries of Broadsides and Other Printed
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
history. Search the
bibliographic records and the full-text option to find
items related to Hayes.
Among the collection’s Hayes-related materials
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 Rutherford B. Hayes's service in the
U.S. House of Representatives and the disputed presidential
election of 1876. Search
this collection by date and type of publication to
find materials related to Hayes.
The Frederick Douglass Papers at the Library of Congress
This collection presents the papers of the nineteenth-century
African-American abolitionist who escaped from slavery
and then risked his own freedom by becoming an outspoken
antislavery lecturer, writer, and publisher. It includes
a copy of Rutherford
B. Hayes's First Annual Message to Congress dated December 3, 1877.
Do Solemnly Swear...": Presidential Inaugurations
This collection contains approximately 400 items relating
to presidential inaugurations, including Hayes's
inauguration in 1877.
Highlights from this collection include:
Music for the Nation: American Sheet Music, ca. 1870-1885
This collection consists of over 47,000 pieces of sheet music registered for copyright during the years 1870 to 1885.