Context and Background: Blackwell Presidential Companions. Search in HOLLIS Library Catalog: Companion blackwell "Eisenhower Dwight" Resource type: Books

U. S. Declassified Documents Reference System Online which contains declassified documents sent from various government agencies to the presidential libraries.

Some material on the Presidential Library websites is not in the Declassified Documents Reference System.

HeinOnline: U.S. Presidential Library

Presidential Documents Archive (American Presidency Project)

American President: A Reference Resource (Miller Center, University of Virginia).

Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States and Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents. Browse or search in GPO’s Federal Digital System.

Miller Center (University of Virginia)  Presidential Recordings Program offers presidential recordings.

Presidential Recordings Project

Founder's Early Access presents documents before they are published in one of the Founding Era digital archives.


White House website (current administration)

“Briefing Room” (current news, with links to speeches, press briefings, etc.)

George W. Bush (2001-2009)

George W. Bush Library, Dallas, Texas

Research page

Digital Library

White House material for G.W. Bush period, 2001-2009

Bill Clinton (1993-2001)

Clinton Library, Little Rock, Arkansas

Digital Library

George H.W. Bush

George H.W. Bush Library, College Station , TX

Textual archives page, with links to finding aids and scanned documents (broken down by category: Memcons/TelconsNSC meetingsChina documents)

George H. W. Bush and Foreign Affairs 1989-1993
Online guides:

Ronald Reagan (1981-1989)

Reagan Library, Simi Valley , California

National Security Decision Directives (Federation of American Scientists Intelligence Resources Program)

Reagan Files website

Jimmy Carter (1977-1981)

Carter Library, Atlanta, Georgia

Digital Library

Carter documents on the Margaret Thatcher Foundation website

Carter-Brezhnev Project

Gerald Ford (1974-1977)

Ford Library, Ann Arbor , Michigan

Richard Nixon (1969-1974)

Nixon Library, Yorba Linda , California (from July 1, 2010)

Presidential Recordings: Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon

Papers of the Nixon White House

Memoranda of Presidential Conversations (Ford Library; includes late Nixon material)

Foreign Relations of the United States Guide to Sources on Vietnam, 1969-1975 (2012)

Lyndon B. Johnson (1963-1969)

Johnson Library, Austin, Texas

Presidential Recordings: Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon

Presidential Recordings of Lyndon B. Johnson Digital Edition (1964-1968) contains all presidential recordings of Johnson, with audio file, transcription, and annotations.

Miller Center materials: transcriptstapes. Much of this material has been published: The Presidential Recordings: Lyndon B. Johnson (8 vols. so far); a digital edition is also available

LBJ and Foreign Affairs (microfilm, from Primary Source Media): subject fileVietnam file (linked to guides)

John F. Kennedy (1961-1963)

Kennedy Library, Boston , Massachusetts

Papers of John F. Kennedy, presidential papers, president's office files : presidential recordings, transcripts. Boston, MA: J.F. Kennedy Library
HOLLIS Records

Presidential Recordings of John F. Kennedy Digital Edition contains presidential recordings, with audio file, transcription, and annotations.

Presidential Recordings: Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon

John F. Kennedy Assassination Collection

Dwight D. Eisenhower (1953-1961)

Eisenhower Library, Abilene Kansas

Papers of Dwight David Eisenhower

Microfilm in Lamont

Harry S. Truman (1945-1953)

Truman Library, Independence , Missouri  --  Online Collections


President Harry S. Truman’s office files, 1945-1953 microform.
Microforms (Lamont) Film A 748 [Level B]
Microforms (Lamont) INDEX Film A 748 = Guide [Level B]
--Contents : pt. 1. Political file (7 reels) -- pt. 2. Correspondence file (26 reels) -- pt. 3. Subject file (42 reels) -- pt. 4. Korean war files (7 reels) -- pt. 5. Truman diaries and handwritten notes (2 reels)

Franklin D. Roosevelt (1933-1945)

Roosevelt Library, Hyde Park , New York

Public Papers and Addresses of Franklin Delano Roosevelt (Hein)

Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States: FDR (U. Mich)

The public papers and addresses of Franklin D. Roosevelt, with a special introduction and explanatory notes by President Roosevelt. New York, Random House, 1938-1950. 13 v.

Documentary history of the Franklin D. Roosevelt presidency, ed. by George McJimsey. Bethesda: University Publications of America, 2001-
Widener | WID-LC | E806 .D614 2001x

President Franklin D. Roosevelt's office files,1933-1945
HOLLIS Record 
Online Guides

Diary & itineraries microform [1933-1945] / Franklin D. Roosevelt, FDR Library, Hyde Park NY. 14 microfiches.
Microforms (Lamont)  |  Microfiche W 2864

Franklin D. Roosevelt, "The Great Communicator" [microform] : the master speech files, 1898, 1910-1945. Reading, England : Primary Source Media, Gale CENGAGE Learning, 2008. 48 reels
Microforms (Lamont)  |  Film A 1448

Roosevelt research: collections for the study of Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor / DeeGee Lester. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992, 194 p.

Warren Gamaliel Harding, 1921-1923

Rededicating America; life and recent speeches of Warren G. Harding. Indianapolis, the Bobbs-Merrill company, 1920, 256 p.
Widener | US 7055.25
Widener | Roosevelt 700.H21s

Warren G. Harding papers. 263 reels.
Microforms (Lamont) | Film A 89
Microforms (Lamont) | INDEX Film A 89

Woodrow Wilson, 1913-1921

Woodrow Wilson Papers

The papers of Woodrow Wilson, ed. by Arthur S. Link et al. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1966-1994. 69 v.
Lamont | E660 .W717
Widener | US 7004.10.10
Widener | Harvard Depository | E660 .W717

Contents of the following books are generally included in The papers of Woodrow Wilson:

A President in love: the courtship letters of Woodrow Wilson and Edith Bolling Galt, ed. by Edwin Tribble. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1981, 225 p.
Schlesinger | 973.913 W75p
Widener | WID-LC | E767 .W837 1981
Online full text

The Hoover-Wilson wartime correspondence, September 24, 1914, to November 11, 1918, ed. by Francis William O'Brien. Ames, Iowa State University Press, 1974, 297 p.
Widener | US 7155.42

Two peacemakers in Paris: the Hoover-Wilson post-armistice letters, 1918-1920, ed. by Francis William O'Brien. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 1978, 254 p.
Widener | WID-LC | E802 .A4 1978

Woodrow Wilson Papers. 540 reels
Microforms (Lamont) | Film A 149
Microforms (Lamont) | INDEX Film A 149 Printed Guide
Online Guide

William Howard Taft, 1909-1913

The collected works of William Howard Taft, ed. by David H. Burton and A. E. Campbell. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2001-c2004. 8 v.
--v. 1. Four aspects of civic duty. Present day problems -- v. 2. Political issues and outlooks -- v. 3. Presidential addresses and state papers -- v. 4. Presidential messages to Congress -- v. 5. Popular government and the Anti-Trust Act and the Supreme Court -- v. 6. The president and his powers and The United States and peace -- v. 7. Taft papers on League of Nations -- v. 8. Liberty under law and selected Supreme Court opinions.
Law School | E660 .T11 2001
Widener | Roosevelt 700.T12c9
Widener | WID-LC | E660 .T11 2001

William H. Taft Papers. 658 reels.
Microforms (Lamont) | Film A 156
Microforms (Lamont) | INDEX Film A 156 =Guide
Widener | Harvard Depository | US 6934.150.1

Theodore Roosevelt, 1901-1909

Theodore Roosevelt Digital Library

The works of Theodore Roosevelt. National ed. NY: C. Scribner's Sons, 1926, 20 v.
Houghton | Roosevelt R010.R67 1926
Widener | Roosevelt 010.R67 1926
HOLLIS record with volume contents

The letters of Theodore Roosevelt, ed. by Elting E. Morison. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1951-1954. 8 v.
--v. 1. The years of preparation, 1868-1898 -- v. 2. 1898-1903 -- v. 3. The square deal, 1901-1903 -- v. 4. 1903-1905 -- v. 5. The big stick, 1905-1907 -- v. 6. 1907-1907 -- v. 7. The days of Armageddon, 1909-1914 -- v. 8. 1914-1919.
Baker Business | Historical Collections -- HBS Archives (Chandler) | E757 .A4 1951
Widener Roosevelt 031.3.R67a231 (Reprint)

Addresses and presidential messages of Theodore Roosevelt, 1902-1904. NY: London, G.P. Putman's Sons, 1904, 485 p.
Houghton | Roosevelt R010.R67 1902-04 vol. 9 (1904)
Houghton | Roosevelt R010.R67 1902-04.1 vol. 9 (1904)
Houghton | Roosevelt R020.1.R67a7 1904
Houghton | Roosevelt R031.3.R67a23
Widener | Roosevelt 031.3.R67a23
Google Books version

Selections from the correspondence of Theodore Roosevelt and Henry Cabot Lodge, 1884-1918. NY: C. Scribner's Sons, 1925. 2 v.
Houghton | Roosevelt R020.1.R67L4
Lamont | E757 .R799
Widener | Roosevelt 021.R67L

Theodore Roosevelt: letters from a young coal miner, by Jennifer Armstrong. Delray Beach, FL: Winslow Press, 2000, 118 p.
--Fifteen-year-old Frank Kovacs, a Polish immigrant working in the coal mines of eastern Pennsylvania, begins a correspondence with Theodore Roosevelt after he assumes the presidency on September 14, 1901.
Widener | Roosevelt 342.3.Ar5t

Theodore Roosevelt's letters to his children, ed. by Joseph Bucklin Bishop. NY: C. Scribner's sons, 1919, 240 p.
Widener | Roosevelt 021.R67c3 1919
Gutman Education | Special Collections Chall Coll. | E757 .R8
Houghton | Roosevelt R021.R67c3 1919-3-1
Widener | Roosevelt 021.R67c3 1919-3-1
Google Books version

Theodore Roosevelt Papers. 486 reels
Microforms (Lamont) | Film A 88
Microforms (Lamont) | INDEX Film A 88
Widener | Roosevelt 100.R67i
Houghton | Roosevelt R100.R67i

Theodore Roosevelt Collection Photographs

Theodore Roosevelt on Film

Roosevelt research: collections for the study of Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor / DeeGee Lester. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992, 194 p.

William McKinley, 1897-1901

William McKinley papers. 98 reels.
Microforms (Lamont) | Film A 46
Microforms (Lamont) | INDEX Film A 46
Widener | Harvard Depository | US 6574.150

Ulysses S. Grant, 1869–1877


Ulysses S. Grant Digital Collection

The Papers of Ulysses S. Grant

Andrew Jackson

The papers of Andrew Jackson, ed. by Sam B. Smith et al. Knoxville : University of Tennessee Press, 1980-2010

The Papers of Andrew Jackson (Avalon Project)

John Quincy Adams, 1825-1829

Adams Papers Digital Edition (1755-1840) contains diaries, selected legal papers, and family correspondence and state papers. Includes all 30 print volumes of The Adams Papers.

James Madison 1809-1817

Papers of James Madison Digital Edition

Dolley Madison Digital Edition

Thomas Jefferson, 1801-1809

Papers of Thomas Jefferson Digital Edition

John Adams, 1797-1801

Adams Papers Digital Edition (1755-1840) contains diaries, selected legal papers, and family correspondence and state papers. Includes all 30 print volumes of The Adams Papers.

George Washington, 1789-1797

Papers of George Washington Digital Edition