With the digitization process now complete, the 31 volumes of Ulysses S. Grant's collected papers now are available online through the Mississippi State University Libraries.

The volumes contain thousands of letters written by and to the 18th U.S. president and former Civil War general and Union Army hero. Also including military documents, other materials and numerous photographs, the collection may be viewed free via the Ulysses S. Grant Association's Web site, http://digital.library.msstate.edu/collections/usgrant/index.html.

In its physical form, the complete Grant collection of about 350,000 items spans some 15,000 linear feet of traditional storage.

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