Quincy University -- TPS -- Primary Source Sets -- Presidents (Martin Van Buren / Andrew Johnson / Woodrow Wilson) [December 2010]

Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources at Quincy University

 

The following are resources selected from the Library of Congress on a specific topic.

Celebrating Three
President's Birthdays

 

Inman, Henry, artist. Jess Owens. (1839). Martin Van Buren, full-length portrait, standing, facing right. from Library of Congress, American Memory Collection, "I Do Solemnly Swear ...": Presidential Inaugurations. http://memory.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/r?ammem/pin:@field%28NUMBER+@band%28cph+3a05494%29%29

Collections from American Memory:

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

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By Popular Demand: Portraits of the Presidents and First Ladies from 1789- Present

 

Martin Van Buren 1837-1841:

Before Presidency 1782-1836:

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Martin Van Buren to Thomas Jefferson, June 8, 1824

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Thomas Jefferson to Martin Van Buren, June 29, 1824

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Martin Van Buren to Thomas Jefferson, July 13, 1824

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Martin Van Buren to Thomas Jefferson, September 2, 1824

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Letter from James Hamilton to Martin Van Buren, March 5, 1829

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By the president of the United States in pursuance of the provisions of a treaty between the United States and the Chickasaw Indians, made and concluded on Pontotoc Creek, on the twentieth day of October 1832

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 National Democratic Republican nomination / lith. of Endicott, 152 Fulton St., New York.

During Presidency 1837-1841:

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[5 Ohio election tickets For President Martin Van Buren For Vice President Richard M. Johnson] [1840?].

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Electoral ticket. For president Martin Van Buren. For Vice-president Richard M. Johnson. [23 districts listed] [1840?].

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[Martin Van Buren, full-length portrait, standing, facing right].

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The 'destiny' of the United States in the hands of Martin Van Buren! and the friends of the British government rejoice. St. Albans [Vt.] The Messenger Extra. August 27, 1840.

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Letter from Andrew Jackson to Martin Van Buren, March 4, 1841.

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Martin Van Buren: eighth President of the United states

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 Martin Van Buren / Thayer, successor to Moore, Boston.

 

 

 

 

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Martin Van Buren, Pres. U.S., 1782-1862

After Presidency 1842- 1862 (some later):

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[John Van Buren, half-length portrait, three-quarters to left]. (Son)

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Martin Van Buren.

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[Former President Martin Van Buren, half-length portrait, facing right].

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Martin Van Buren, residence in Kinderhook, New York. East facade.

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Martin Van Buren, residence in Kinderhook, New York. General view, close-up.

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Martin Van Buren, residence in Kinderhook, New York. Entrance from out in meadow.

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Mrs. Martin Van Buren.

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Mrs. Martin Van Buren

 

Andrew Johnson 1865-1869:

 

Before Presidency 1808-1864:

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Andrew Johnson Birthplace, Mordecai Place (moved from 123 Fayetteville Street), Raleigh, Wake, NC

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[Hon. Andrew Johnson, half-length portrait, facing left]

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Abraham Lincoln of Illinois. Andrew Johnson of Tennessee. No. 37 / G. Kaehrle [Gabriel Kaehrle].

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[Andrew Johnson, half-length portrait, seated, facing left]

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 [Andrew Johnson, full-length portrait, standing, facing right, with table and chair]

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[Andrew Johnson, Senator from Tennessee, Thirty-fifth Congress, half-length portrait]

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Andrew Johnson - President of the United States

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[Andrew Johnson, head and shoulders portrait, facing right, in supposed triangular campaign hat]

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Brig. Gen. Andrew Johnson

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Andrew Johnson to Abraham Lincoln, Wednesday, April 09, 1862 (Telegram regarding arrests of disunionists) 

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Andrew Johnson to Abraham Lincoln, Sunday, July 06, 1862 (Telegram recommending appointment) 

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Andrew Johnson to Abraham Lincoln, Sunday, September 27, 1863 (Newspaper clipping)

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Andrew Johnson to Abraham Lincoln, Friday, December 11, 1863 (Telegram informing Lincoln that he will come to Washington)

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Andrew Johnson to Abraham Lincoln, Friday, October 28, 1864 (Introduction)

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To Andrew Johnson, Vice-President of the United States of America [regarding cattle plague] Albany 1865.

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Speeches of Andrew Johnson. [The Atlantic monthly. / Volume 16, Issue 98, December 1865] 

During Presidency 1865-1869:

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Andrew Johnson, Prest. U.S. / printed in oil colors, by Bingham & Dodd, Hartford, Conn.

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Andrew Johnson's reconstruction and how it works / Th. Nast.

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Andrew Johnson taking the oath of office in the small parlor of the Kirkwood House [Hotel], Washington, [April 15, 1865]

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Letter from Andrew Johnson, dated July 17, 1865, paroling R. Ewell from Fort Warren

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Formal notice of the impeachment of Andrew Johnson, by the House Committee, Thaddeus Stevens and John A. Bingham, at the bar of the Senate, Washington, D.C., on the 25th Feb.

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Grand national union banner for 1864. Liberty, union and victory

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Our presidents

After Presidency 1870- 1875:

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Death of the Hon. Andrew Johnson: U.S. Senator from Tennessee and Ex-President of the United States

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Funeral of former U.S. President Andrew Johnson, Greeneville, Tenn., Aug. 3, 1875

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 [Andrew Johnson. View of tomb, Greenville, Tennessee]

Other:

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Andrew Johnson House, 217 South Main Street, Greeneville, Greene, TN

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 Andrew Johnson, residence in Greeneville, Tennessee. Andrew Johnson's bedroom, table with chairs and trunk

 

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Andrew Johnson, residence in Greeneville, Tennessee. Exterior to balcony, east facade

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Mrs. Andrew Johnson / engd. by J.C. Buttre.

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[Union ticket for Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson pasted in a scrapbook].

 

Woodrow Wilson 1913-1921:

Before Presidency 1856- 1912:

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Woodrow Wilson Boyhood Home, 419 Seventh Street, Augusta, Richmond, GA

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[Woodrow Wilson, while Governor of New Jersey, sitting in a room].

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[Woodrow Wilson's special train, with presidential campaign banner draped on engine, under bridge at railroad station].

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[Presidential candidate Woodrow Wilson standing in an automobile, crowd of men look down from behind a railing].

During Presidency 1913-1921:

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[Inauguration of Woodrow Wilson, crowd in front of the United States Capitol].

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[Inauguration of Woodrow Wilson, Princeton University students parading down a street in Washington D. C.].

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[Woodrow Wilson's inauguration: Woodrow Wilson and Wm. Howard Taft leaving the White House]

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[Pres. Woodrow Wilson, and Ellen Axson Wilson, posed standing, full length, on steps, with their daughters, Jessie, Eleanor, and Margaret]

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[Woodrow Wilson, full-length portrait, seated at desk, facing front].

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Executive order, As an evidence of the profound affection of the American people for the memory of Abraham Lincoln, it is hereby ordered that the executive offices of the United States shall be closed and that the national flag be displayed at half-mast.

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[Mrs. Woodrow Wilson (Edith Bolling Galt), bust portrait, facing front].

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[President Woodrow Wilson throwing out the first ball, opening day, 1916].

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Vote to Defeat Woodrow Wilson [from newspaper]

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[President Woodrow Wilson, wearing a fur collar and silk top hat, riding in an automobile].

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[Woodrow Wilson and wife riding in backseat of a carriage to second inauguration, March 5th, 1917].

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Woodrow Wilson's speech notes, in shorthand, for his "Fourteen Points" address, [8 January 1918].

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President Wilson arrives in New York to lead fourth Liberty Loan parade [1918] / [Hearst-Pathe News].

 

 

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President Woodrow Wilson leaving Brown Palace in Denver / photo by Harry M. Rhoads.

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Governors & mayors of the United States after conference with President Woodrow Wilson at the White House, Washington, D.C., March 3, 1919.

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The War of the Nations (New York), December 31, 1919

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[President Woodrow Wilson and his cabinet: Bainbridge Colby, Newton D. Baker, Albert S. Burleson, John B. Payne, Joshua W. Alexander, David F. Houston, A. Mitchell Palmer, Josephus Daniels, Edwin T. Meredith and William B. Wilson]

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Jessie Woodrow Wilson, daughter of Woodrow Wilson, at the White House

After Presidency 1922- 1924:

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[Photograph of President Woodrow Wilson].

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[Announcing the death of Honorable Woodrow Wilson.] By the President of the United States of America a proclamation. [Washington. 1924].

Other:

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Seating list. Dinner in commemoration of the birthday of Woodrow Wilson given by the Woodrow Wilson Foundation. The Mayflower. Thursday, December 28, 1933. [Washington, 1933].

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Jessie Wilson, Margaret Wilson, Mrs. Woodrow Wilson, Eleanor Randolph Wilson