|Resources for Research on Ulysses S. Grant|
|The Papers of Ulysses S. Grant, edited by Professor John Y. Simon, Southern Illinois
This documentary edition project has been ongoing since the first volume was published in 1967.
The Papers of Ulysses S. Grant are digitized and available at the Mississippi State University Grant Association website.
|Full-text of the Ulysses S. Grant Network Newsletters.
|Full-text of a selection of Grant's letters.|
|Papers of Grant in the Library of Congress, original collection, donated to the Library of Congress in 1922. They were arranged, indexed and microfilmed in 1965. There is a finding aid available for them.
The index to them is titled: Index to the Ulysses S. Grant Papers, and is available here.
Various libraries own microfilm copies of these Papers, the originals for which still reside in the Library of Congress.
Papers of Grant in the Library of Congress, four additions. These are materials acquired subsequent to the arranging, indexing, and microfilming of the original set of Grant Papers in 1965. Information about these additions is available online.
|Ohio History, online journal. Has several articles on Grant. |
|The National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections provides a way to search for manuscript materials relating to Grant or his friends and associates.
Choose Search the RLG Union Catalog. Choose Easy Search Form, Left Anchored Phrase, and put in grant ulysses s.
|Ulysses S. Grant: a Bibliography, by Dr. Marie E. Kelsey is a comprehensive bibliography on Grant's life and his associates. It is available for purchase through the Greenwood Pubishing Group.|
|From the Ulysses S. Grant Association, a bibliography of articles about U. S. Grant, a bibliography of books and pamphlets about U. S. Grant, a bibliography of chapters in books about U. S. Grant, and a bibliography of theses, dissertations and other unpublished works about U. S. Grant.||Ulysses S. Grant Association Newsletters, 1963-1973.|
|Selected Military Service Records Relating to Ulysses S. Grant. 1 reel of microfilm. Includes his compiled military service records showing his service with the 21st Illinois Infantry and as a Union general officer, several letters received by the Commission Branch of the Adjutant General's Office pertaining to his Regular Army service, his personnel file (4754 ACP 1885), an Old Records Division, AGO, 201 file, and the pension application case file of his widow, Julia D. Grant.
Check with the National Archives Library.
|American Memory from the Library of Congress. Variety of documents, particularly photographic images.|
Picture History has many images of Grant for sale.
|The Making of America, full-text 19th century books and periodicals.||Google Book Search contains the full-text of many books about Grant.|
|Harper's Weekly contains Harper's Weekly publications and pictures about the elections of 1868 and 1872.||MOLLUS (Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States) War Papers Book Series Index. First hand accounts of the War by the soldiers who served.|
|Best Historical Society Libraries: Ohio Historical Society in Columbus, Wisconsin Historical Society in Madison, and the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library in Springfield. |
|Presidential Fact Book,
by Joseph Nathan Kane. New York: Random House, 1998. Who was who in the Grant administration. Excellent resource with much detail. Find at your local library.