President: An Online Reference Resource
The Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University of
Virginia presents essays about Madison and his life before,
during, and after his presidential terms. It additionally
provides biographical information about Dolley
Madison and cabinet officials of each administration,
as well as a selected
bibliography and information on Madison's private
and public papers.
Project at Yale Law School: The Papers of James Madison
The Avalon Project presents a selection of Madison's papers,
including the full text of his notes from the Constitutional
Convention and his inaugural addresses.
Dolley Madison Project
This Web site is devoted to the life, letters, and legacy
of Dolley Payne Todd Madison, wife of James Madison. In
addition to providing a selection of her letters, this site
includes biographical essays, a timeline, images, and answers
to frequently asked questions about Dolley Madison.
Founders Online: The Papers of James Madison
The National Archives, through its National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC), has entered into a cooperative agreement with The University of Virginia Press to create this site and make freely available online the historical documents of the Founders of the United States of America. This site provides online access to all of the content of the print edition of The Papers of James Madison.
The James Madison
Center at James Madison University
This site presents an archive of information on Madison's
career with links to essays, primary sources, and famous
quotations. It also includes resources
for teachers and a history of Madison's home, Montpelier.
James Madison's Montpelier
The Montpelier Foundation's Web site on Montpelier, Madison's
home, provides biographical information about James and
Dolley Madison and describes how the Montpelier community
lived — the Madisons, the enslaved community, and
the freedmen, after emancipation. It also contains information
about the gardens and grounds, as well as the archaeological
sites at Montpelier.
The first museum to fully commemorate James Madison, fourth
U.S. president and “Father of the Constitution.”
Located in Madison’s home county of Orange, Virginia,
the museum promotes awareness of rural culture along with
Madison’s contributions to both agrarian economies
and American history. The site includes biographical
information on James and Dolley Madison and links to
The James Madison
Papers at the University of Virginia
The University of Virginia provides information about The
Papers of James Madison, a comprehensive and annotated
edition of the correspondence and papers of James Madison.
This site contains a brief biography of Madison, a selected
bibliography, and a few sample documents.
The Internet Public Library's POTUS Web site provides background
information, election results, a list of cabinet members,
notable events, and some points of interest on each of the
presidents. Links to biographies, historical documents,
and other presidential sites are also included.