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Andrew Johnson Papers (1808 - 1875)

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Andrew Johnson

A selective edition of Andrew Johnson papers has recently been completed by the University of Tennessee Press. The Johnson project produced a total of 17 volumes (16 chronological and 1 focusing on the Reconstruction period).

  • Advice after Appomattox: Letters to Andrew Johnson, 1865-1866. A single volume dedicated to incoming correspondence dealing with the issue of the reconstruction of the South.
  • Papers of Andrew Johnson (1822-1875) 16 vols.

The best source for unpublished Johnson papers is the Library of Congress microfilm collection. The microfilm collection is available at different institutions around the United States; please contact the Scripps Library about its location and availability

  • Andrew Johnson Papers (Library of Congress, 55 reels).

For the official papers of Johnson during his Presidency, see James Richardson's Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents. This retrospective compilation was published in several different editions. The final edition was published in 1918 in 20 volumes. This edition covers the Presidencies of Washington through Taft and includes a significant portion of Wilson's Presidency. The contents of the Compilation are typically limited to official proclamations, addresses, and messages.

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