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Search the Hayes Diary and Letters

Rutherford B. Hayes kept a diary from age twelve to his death at age 70 in Two of President Rutherford B. Hayes' numerous diaries. His collection of handwritten journals are at the Hayes Presidential Center.1893. He was one of only three presidents to keep a diary while in office. The edited diaries and letters were published in 1922 as a set of five volumes, The Diary and Letters of Rutherford B. Hayes, Nineteenth President of the United States, edited by Charles Richard Williams (Columbus, Ohio: Ohio State Archeological and Historical Society, 1922). These 3000 pages of text have been digitized and are now available on the Web for students, scholars, and anyone interested in Hayes and the social and political history of his time period. Researchers can search by volume and keyword or browse through the 5 volumes page by page. Please remember this digitized publication is only a small part of what is available on President Hayes. Be sure to contact the Hayes Presidential Library for additional information



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