Material Detail

The Papers of Martin Van Buren

The Papers of Martin Van Buren

The Papers of Martin Van Buren is a joint digital/print project that will make accessible approximately 13,000 documents belonging to the eighth president. The editors expect to make Van Buren’s papers available in at least two ways: The freely accessible website hosted at When completed, this website will contain Van Buren’s transcribed papers. While the project is ongoing, the editors will periodically update the website when each series of documents is completed. A four-volume print edition of Van Buren’s most important political documents. The University of Tennessee Press will publish this edition. By transcribing Van Buren’s papers, including his letters, speeches, notes, and miscellaneous material, this project will provide fresh insight into the founding of the... Show More


  • User Rating
  • Comments  (1) Comments
  • Learning Exercises
  • Bookmark Collections
  • Course ePortfolios
  • Accessibility Info

More about this material


Disciplines with similar materials as The Papers of Martin Van Buren


Log in to participate in the discussions or sign up if you are not already a MERLOT member.
Sally Robertson
Sally Robertson (Librarian)
21 weeks ago
This is a valuable collection of primary documents by Martin Van Buren telling the history of early America.