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Franklin Pierce: A Resource Guide

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Franklin Pierce, head-and-shoulders portrait, three-quarters to the left
Franklin Pierce, head-and-shoulders portrait, three-quarters to the left.
1 photograph : whole plate daguerreotype, gold toned.
[between 1851 and 1860]
Prints & Photographs Division.
Reproduction Number:
LC-USZ62-110136

American Presidents: Life Portraits

This site on American presidents is designed to complement C-SPAN's twentieth anniversary television series. The page on Franklin Pierce contains facts about his personal life and public service, and links to documents, online videos, and a selected bibliography.

American President: An Online Reference Resource

The Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University of Virginia presents essays about Franklin Pierce and his life before, during, and after his presidential terms. It also provides biographical information about the cabinet officials who served in his administration, as well as a selected bibliography and information on Pierce's private and public papers.

Biographical Directory of the United States Congress: Franklin Pierce

This publication contains a short biography of every member of Congress from 1774 to the present, including Franklin Pierce. It also provides a selected bibliography and a listing of research collections related to Pierce.

Franklin Pierce Bicentennial

This site commemorates the bicentennial of the birth of Franklin Pierce (1804-69), the fourteenth president of the United States of America.

New Hampshire Historical Society

This site contains information on the New Hampshire Historical Society's exhibition, "Franklin Pierce: Defining Democracy in America."

The Pierce Manse

This site contains information on Franklin Pierce's home in Concord, New Hampshire. It contains information for visitors, as well as biographical information on Pierce and his family.

POTUS: Franklin Pierce

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 for each president. Links to biographies, historical documents, and other presidential sites also are included.

White House

The official White House Web site presents a brief biography of Franklin Pierce and his wife, Jane Pierce.

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