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HIST 2600: Andrew Jackson's America

Andrew Jackson's Papers

Digital Access:

The Papers of Andrew Jackson (University of Tennessee Press)

Selections from the Papers of Andrew Jackson (Avalon Project)

Legal Papers of Andrew Jackson (currently accessible through National Emergency Library - sign up for free library account with Internet Archive) 

Andrew Jackson Papers (Library of Congress - scanned images of the manuscript collection)

Correspondence of Andrew Jackson (1833-1838)

Print Access:

The Papers of Andrew Jackson, 5 volumes, located in Atkins Library, 3rd floor.


Government Documents

Primary Source Collections

Edited Collections

You can find some primary sources in books.  Below is a list of relevant subject headings.  When searching for these in the catalog, try adding "sources", "documents", "correspondence" or "letters" to your search. 

Presidents -- United States -- History -- Sources.

Cherokee Indians -- History -- Sources.

United States -- History -- 1815-1861 -- Sources.

Slavery -- South Carolina -- History -- Sources.

How-To Video: Searching Historical Newspapers



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