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Developed for educational use by teachers, students, and other researchers, the James Buchanan Resource Center offers a wealth of information regarding this Pennsylvania politician, international statesman, and 15th President of the United States. Collected here are several books on the life of James Buchanan as well as contemporary reviews of those books. Buchanan's published writings are presented, along with a selection of unpublished letters held by Dickinson College. An extensive bibliography of resources is also available to aid those interested in further study. Finally, this site includes a detailed timeline of Buchanan's life set alongside important events in U.S. history.
  The links below will take you to the various sections of the James Buchanan Resource Center.
  Brief sketches of the life of James Buchanan, available for general informational purposes and easy reference.  
  Links to books, letters, and other information available on this website, as well as compiled lists of additional materials by and about James Buchanan.  
  The life of James Buchanan presented chronologically, along with important historical events contemporary to his life.  
  Information regarding this online project; its goals and objectives, its funding and development, its workflow and procedures, its contents, and its participants.  
The James Buchanan Resource Center was supported in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, in association with Dickinson College and the Dickinson Electronic Initiative in the Liberal Arts (deila).
Site last updated: August 15, 2008