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American Presidential and Founders Papers

Owning Institution: Huntington Library

About this Collection

The Huntington Library holds significant manuscript material – letters, notes, documents, maps, etc. – related to America’s presidential Founders George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and James Madison. There are also significant materials from later presidents, including Abraham Lincoln and Ulysses S. Grant. These materials are found among other personal and family papers and archival collections owned by the Library. The George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and Abraham Lincoln materials have been organized in artificial collections assembled at the Library. View this collection on the contributor's website.

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