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Rutherford B. Hayes: A Resource Guide

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Finding Books by and about Rutherford B. Hayes

The Library of Congress online catalog contains approximately seventeen subject headings for books related to Rutherford B. Hayes. To find works on any of these topics, select Browse, and enter the words Hayes, Rutherford Birchard, 1822-1893 into the search box; then choose the Subjects beginning with option. You will get the list of Hayes-related subject headings. Click on any heading to see a list of titles with that subject heading and then click on any of the titles to access the book's bibliographic record.

From among the hundreds of Hayes-related titles in the Library of Congress collections, the bibliography below highlights the most significant editions of works by Hayes and selected biographies and other works particularly useful to general and younger readers.

Selected Works by Rutherford B. Hayes

Hayes, Rutherford B. Letters and Messages of Rutherford B. Hayes, President of the United States: Together with Letter of Acceptance and Inaugural Address. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1881.
LC Call Number: E681 .U58 [Catalog Record]
Note: This work has been made available online on the Internet Archive Web site.

Rubin, Louis D., ed. Teach the Freeman: The Correspondence of Rutherford B. Hayes and the Slater Fund for Negro Education, 1881-1887. 2 vols. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1959.
LC Call Number: LC2707 .J6 [Catalog Record]

Williams, Charles Richard, ed. Diary and Letters of Rutherford Birchard Hayes, Nineteenth President of the United States. 5 vols. Columbus: Ohio State Archaeological and Historical Society, 1922-26.
LC Call Number: E682 .H45 [Catalog Record]
Note: This work has been made available online on the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center Web site.

Williams, T. Harry, ed. Hayes: The Diary of a President 1875-1881, Covering the Disputed Election, the End of Reconstruction, and the Beginning of Civil Service. New York: D. McKay, 1964.
LC Call Number: E682 .H48 [Catalog Record]

Selected Biographies and other Studies of Hayes

Davison, Kenneth E. The Presidency of Rutherford B. Hayes. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1972.
LC Call Number: E682 .D38 [Catalog Record]

Eckenrode, H.J., and Pocahontas Wilson Wight. Rutherford B. Hayes: Statesman of Reunion. 1930; rpt. Norwalk, Conn.: Easton Press, 1988.
LC Call Number: E682 .E19 1988 [Catalog Record]

Hoogenboom, Ari. The Presidency of Rutherford B. Hayes. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1988.
LC Call Number: E681 .H69 1988 [Catalog Record]

-----. Rutherford B. Hayes: Warrior and President. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1995.
LC Call Number: E682 .H78 1995 [Catalog Record]

Morris, Roy, Jr. Fraud of the Century: Rutherford B. Hayes, Samuel Tilden, and the Stolen Election of 1876. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2003.
LC Call Number: E680 .M85 2003 [Catalog Record]

Trefousse, Hans Louis. Rutherford B. Hayes. New York: Times Books, 2002.
LC Call Number: E682 .T74 2002 [Catalog Record]

Williams, T. Harry. Hayes of the Twenty-Third: The Civil War Volunteer Officer. 1965; rpt. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1994.
LC Call Number: E682 .W73 1994 [Catalog Record]


Sayler, James, comp. Presidents of the United States--Their Written Measure: A Bibliography. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, 1996.
LC Call Number: Z1249.P7 S29 1996 [Catalog Record]

Younger Readers

Levy, Debbie. Rutherford B. Hayes. Minneapolis: Lerner, 2007.
LC Call Number: E682 .L485 2007 [Catalog Record]

Otfinoski, Steven. Rutherford B. Hayes: America’s 19th President. New York: Children’s Press, 2004.
LC Call Number: E682 .O84 2004 [Catalog Record]

Rumsch, BreAnn. Rutherford B. Hayes. Edina, Minn.: ABDO, 2009.
LC Call Number: E682 .R68 2009 [Catalog Record]

Santella, Andrew. Rutherford B. Hayes. Minneapolis: Compass Point Books, 2004.
LC Call Number: E682 .S26 2004 [Catalog Record]

Schlesinger, Arthur M., Jr., ed. The Election of 1876 and the Administration of Rutherford B. Hayes. Philadelphia: Mason Crest Publishers, 2003.
LC Call Number: E680 .E43 2003 [Catalog Record]

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