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Zachary Taylor: A Resource Guide

Major General Zachary Taylor: "rough & ready"
Major General Zachary Taylor:
"rough & ready."

1 print: lithograph, hand-colored.
New York: Published by N. Currier, 1847.
Prints & Photographs Division.
Reproduction Number:

Digital Collections

Abraham Lincoln Papers at the Library of Congress

The complete Abraham Lincoln Papers from the Manuscript Division at the Library of Congress consist of approximately 20,000 documents. The Lincoln Papers contain more than twenty items referring to Zachary Taylor. To find these documents, go to the collection’s search page, and search on the exact phrase Zachary Taylor (do not put quotation marks around the words).

Among the collection’s Taylor-related materials are:

America Singing: Nineteenth-Century Song Sheets

For most of the nineteenth century, Americans learned the latest songs from printed song sheets. Not to be confused with sheet music, song sheets are single printed sheets, usually six-by-eight inches, with lyrics but no music.

An American Time Capsule: Three Centuries of Broadsides and Other Printed Ephemera

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.

Among the collection’s Taylor-related materials are:

A 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 Zachary Taylor's presidency. Search this collection by date and type of publication to find materials related to Taylor.

"I Do Solemnly Swear...": Presidential Inaugurations

This collection contains approximately 400 items relating to presidential inaugurations, including Taylor's 1849 inauguration.

Music for the Nation: American Sheet Music, ca. 1820-1860

This collection consists of over 15,000 pieces of sheet music registered for copyright during the years 1820 to 1860, including more than 40 songs related to Zachary Taylor.

Among the collection’s Taylor-related materials are:

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