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Guide: Presidents of the United States

Selected primary source materials available at IUB Wells Library

 

Note: Some locations may have changed. Please check IUCat for current locations or ask for help at libet2@indiana.edu.

 

Adams, J. | Adams, J.Q. | Arthur | Buchanan | Bush, G. | Bush, G.W. | Carter | Cleveland | Clinton | Coolidge | Eisenhower | Fillmore | Ford | Garfield | Grant | Harding | Harrison, B. | Harrison, W.H. | Hayes | Hoover | Jackson | Jefferson | Johnson, A. | Johnson, L.B. | Kennedy | Lincoln | Madison | McKinley | Monroe | Nixon | Obama | Pierce | Polk | Reagan | Roosevelt, F. | Roosevelt, T. | Taft | Taylor | Truman | Tyler | Van Buren | Washington | Wilson

Washington, George, 1732-1799, 1st President, served 1789-1797

  • The Diaries of George Washington, E312.8 1976 v. 1-6 (Research Collection stacks)
  • George Washington, 1732-1799: Chronology, Documents, Bibliographical Aids,E312 .B735 (Research Collection stacks)
  • George Washington Papers at the Library of Congress, 1741-1799
  • Papers, 1741-1799, E312.72 1964 reels 1-124 (ET2 LC Microfilm)
    • Index, E312.72 1964 guide (ET2 Microforms Reference)
  • The Papers of George Washington:
    • Colonial Series, E312.72 1983 v. 1-10 (Research Collection stacks
    • Confederation Series, E312.72 1992 v. 1-6 (Research Collection stacks)
    • Presidential Series, E312.72 1987b v. 1-10 (Research Collection stacks)
    • Retirement Series, E312.72 1998 v. 1-4 (Research Collection stacks)
    • Revolutionary War Series, E312.72 1985 v. 1-16 (Research Collection stacks)
  • Papers of the Presidents of the United States, from the Avalon Project at Yale Law School
  • The Writings of George Washington, Being the Correspondence, Addresses, Messages,E311.5 .S7 v. 1-12 (Research Collection stacks); also available in the Text Archive of the Internet Archive.

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Adams, John, 1735-1826, 2nd President, served 1797-1801

  • Adams Family Correspondence, E322.1 .A27 v.1-6 (Research Collection stacks)
  • Adams Family Papers: An Electronic Archive, from the Massachusetts Historical Society. Includes Diary, Autobiography and correspondence between John and Abigail Adams.
  • John Adams, 1735-1826: Chronology, Documents, Bibliographical Aids, E321 .B83 (Research Collection stacks)
  • Legal Papers of John Adams, E302.A16 A4 (Research Collection stacks)
  • Papers of John Adams, E302 .A275 1977 (Research Collection stacks)
  • Papers of the Presidents of the United States, from the Avalon Project at Yale Law School
  • Political Writings of John Adams, JC176 .A33 2000 (Research Collection stacks)
  • Works of John Adams, E302. A2 (Research Collection stacks) and Z1223.Z7 C2, no. PR202-1 to PR202-10 (ET2 LC Microfiche)
  • Microfilms of the Adams papers: owned by the Adams Manuscript Trust and deposited in the Massachusetts Historical Society, E322.1 .M537 1954 reel 1- 608 (ET2 LC Microfilm)
    • Guide avaible in ET2 Microforms Reference, E322.1 .M537 1954.

For compilations of Presidential documents, see our Guide to Finding Presidential Papers at IUB Wells Library.


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Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826, 3rd President, served 1801-1809

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Madison, James, 1751-1836, 4th President, served 1809-1817

  • Federalist Papers from the Avalon Project at Yale Law School
  • James Madison, 1751-1836: Chronology, Documents, Bibliographical Aids, E302.M2 E46 (Research Collection stacks)
  • James Madison Papers, E302 .M19 1964 reels 1-28 (ET2 LC Microfilm)
    • Index, E302 .M19 1964 (ET2 Microforms Reference)
  • The James Madison Papers [from LC]
  • The Papers of James Madison, E302 .M19 v.1-17 (Research Collection stacks)
    • Presidential Series, E302 .M19 1984 v.1-4 (Research Collection stacks)
    • Secretary of State Series, E302 .M19 1986 v.1-7 (Research Collection stacks)
  • Papers of James Madison, Purchased by Order of Congress..., Z1223.Z7 C2 1990 no.Pr402-1 to Pr402-3 (ET2 LC microfiche)
  • Papers of the Presidents of the United States, from the Avalon Project at Yale Law School
  • The Writings of James Madison, Comprising His Public Papers and His private Correspondence..., E302.M2 H9 v.1-9 (Research Collection stacks)

For compilations of Presidential documents, see our Guide to Finding Presidential Papers at IUB Wells Library.


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Monroe, James, 1758-1831, 5th President, served 1817-1825

  • Autobiography, E372 .A3 (Research Collection stacks)
  • James Monroe, 1758-1831: Chronology, Documents, Bibliographical Aids, E371 .U586 (Research Collection stacks)
  • James Monroe Museum and Memorial Library
  • James Monroe Papers, E302 .M74 1960 reels 1- 11 (ET2 LC Microfilm)
    • Index, E302 .M74 1960 (ET2 Micoforms Reference)
  • James Monroe Papers in Virginia Repositories, E198 reels 1-13 (ET2 LC microfilm)
  • Monroe Doctrine [part of Monroe's 7th State of the Union address, 1823]
  • The Papers of James Monroe, E302 .M74 2003 v.1- (Research Collection stacks)
  • The Writings of James Monroe, E302.M7 H2 v.1-7 (Research Collection stacks)

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Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848, 6th President, served 1825-1829

  • Adams Family Correspondence, E322.1 .A27 v.1-6 (Research Collection stacks)
  • Argument of John Quincy Adams before the Supreme Court of U.S. in the Case of the United States vs. Cinque and Others, Africans [Amistad case]
  • Diary of John Quincy Adams, E377 .A22 1981 v.1-2 (Research Collection stacks)
  • John Quincy Adams, 1767-1848: Chronology, Documents, Bibliographical Aids, E337.8 .A2 1970 (Research Collection stacks)
  • Memoirs of John Quincy Adams, E377 .A2 v.1-12 (Research Collection stacks)
  • Writings of John Quincy Adams, E337.8 .A21 v.1-7 (Research Collection stacks)
  • Microfilms of the Adams papers: owned by the Adams Manuscript Trust and deposited in the Massachusetts Historical Society, E322.1 .M537 1954 reel 1- 608 (ET2 LC microfilm)
    • Guide avaible in ET2 Microforms Reference, E322.1 .M537 1954.

For compilations of Presidential documents, see our Guide to Finding Presidential Papers at IUB Wells Library.


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Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845, 7th President, served 1829-1837

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Van Buren, Martin, 1782-1862, 8th President, served 1837-1841

  • Calendar of the Papers of Martin van Buren, LC 4.2:V 27 (ET2 SuDocs stacks); also available online.
  • Inquiry into the Origin and Course of Political Parties in the United States, JK2261 .V2 (Research Collection stacks)
  • Martin Van Buren, 1782-1862: Chronology, Documents, Bibliographical Aids, E386 .U586 (Research Collection stacks)
  • Papers, E337.8 .V33 1960 reels 1-35 (ET2 LC microfilm)

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Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841, 9th President, served 1841-1841

  • The Papers of William Henry Harrison, 1800-1815, E337.8 .H3 1994 (ET2 LC microfilm)
  • William Henry Harrison, 1773-1841; John Tyler, 1790-1862: Chronology, Documents, Bibliographical Aids, E337.8 .D958 (Research Collection stacks)
  • William Henry Harrison Papers, E337.8 .H3 1958 reel 1-3 (ET2 LC Microfilm)
    • Index, E337.8 .H3 1958 (ET2 Microforms Reference)

For compilations of Presidential documents, see our Guide to Finding Presidential Papers at IUB Wells Library.


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Tyler, John, 1790-1862, 10th President, served 1841-1845

  • John Tyler Papers, E337.8 .T9 1958 reel 1-3 (ET2 LC Microfilm)
    • Index, E337.8 .T9 1958 (ET2 Microforms Reference)
  • The Letters and Times of the Tylers, E397 .T9 1970 (Research Collection stacks); also available online.
  • William Henry Harrison, 1773-1841; John Tyler, 1790-1862: Chronology, Documents, Bibliographical Aids, E337.8 .D958 (Research Collection stacks)

For compilations of Presidential documents, see our Guide to Finding Presidential Papers at IUB Wells Library.


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Polk, James K., 1795-1849, 11th President, served 1845-1849

  • Correspondence of James K. Polk, E337.8 .P63 v. 1-10 (Research Collection stacks)
  • The Diary of James K. Polk During His Presidency, 1845 to 1849, E416 .A2 v. 1-4 (Research Collection stacks)
  • James K. Polk, 1795-1849: Chronology, Documents, Bibliographical Aids, E416 .U583 (Research Collection stacks)
  • James K. Polk Papers, E415.6 .P6 1964 reel 1-67 (ET2 LC Microfilm)
    • Index, E415.6 .P6 1964 (ET2 Microforms Reference)
  • Messages of the President of the United States...on the Subject of the Mexican War, E404 .U52 (Research Collection stacks)

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Taylor, Zachary, 1784-1850, 12th President, served 1849-1850

  • Letters of Zachary Taylor, from the Battle-Fields of the Mexican War, E415 .T2 (Research Collection stacks); also available online.
  • Papers, E415.6 .T3 1958 reel 1-2 (ET2 LC Microfilm)
    • Index, E415.6 .T3 1958 (ET2 Microforms Reference)
  • Zachary Taylor, 1784-1850, and Millard Fillmore, 1800-1874: Chronology, Documents, Bibliographical Aids, E421 .F245 (Research Collection stacks)

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Fillmore , Millard, 1800-1874, 13th President, served 1850-1853

  • Millard Fillmore Papers, F129.B9 B9, v.10-11 (Research Collection stacks)
  • Zachary Taylor, 1784-1850, and Millard Fillmore, 1800-1874: Chronology, Documents, Bibliographical Aids, E421 .F245 (Research Collection stacks)

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Pierce, Franklin, 1804-1869, 14th President, served 1853-1857

  • Calendar of the Papers of Franklin Pierce, LC 4.2:P 61 (ET2 SuDocs reference)
  • Franklin Pierce, 1804-1869: Chronology, Documents, Bibliographical Aids, E415.6 .P62 (Research Collection stacks)
  • Franklin Pierce Papers, E415.6 .P54 1959 reels 1-7 (ET2 LC Microfilm)
    • Index, E415.6 .P54 1959 (ET2 Microforms Reference)

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Buchanan, James, 1791-1868, 15th President, served 1857-1861

  • James Buchanan, 1791-1868: Chronology, Documents, Bibliographical Aids, E337.8.B919 (Research Collection stacks)
  • James Buchanan Resource Center [from Dickinson University]
  • Mr. Buchanan's Administration on the Eve of the Rebellion, E436 .B93 (Research Collections stacks); also available online.
  • The Works of James Buchanan: Comprising His Speeches, State Papers, and Private Correspondence, E337.8.B9 M8 (Research Collection stacks)

For compilations of Presidential documents, see our Guide to Finding Presidential Papers at IUB Wells Library.


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Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865, 16th President, served 1861-1865

  • Abraham Lincoln, 1908-1865: Chronology, Documents, Bibliographical Aids, E457.92 .E465 (Research Collection stacks)
  • Abraham Lincoln Papers at the Library of Congress
  • Abraham Lincoln Papers, E457.91 1959 reels 1-97 (ET2 LC Microfilm)
    • Index, E457.91 1959 (ET2 Microfoms Reference)
  • The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln, E457.91 1953 v.1-8 + index and two supplements (Research Collection stacks); also available online.
  • The Papers of Abraham Lincoln

For compilations of Presidential documents, see our Guide to Finding Presidential Papers at IUB Wells Library.


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Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875, 17th President, served 1865-1869

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Grant, Ulysses S., 1822-1885, 18th President, served 1869-1877

  • The Papers of Ulysses S. Grant, edited by Johy Y. Simon. E660 .G76 v.1-28 (Research Collection stacks)
  • Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant, edited with notes by E.B. Long. E672 .G76 2001 (Research Collection stacks)
  • Ulysses S. Grant, 1822-1885: Chronology, Documents, Bibliographical Aids, E660 .G763 (Research Collection stacks)
  • The Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Collection [from Mississippi State University]
  • Ulysses S. Grant Papers, E660.G763 1964 reels 1-33 (ET2 LC Microfilm)
    • Index, E660.G763 1964 guide (ET2 Microforms Reference)

For compilations of Presidential documents, see our Guide to Finding Presidential Papers at IUB Wells Library.

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Hayes, Rutherford B., 1822-1893, 19th President, served 1877-1893

  • Diary and Letters of Rutherford Birchard Hayes, Nineteenth President of the United States, E682 .A2 v.1-5 (Research Collection stacks); also available online [from the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center].
  • Hayes: The Diary of a President 1875-1881, Covering the Disputed Election, the End of Reconstruction, and the Beginning of Civil Service, E682 .H38 (Research Collection stacks)
  • Rutherford B. Hayes, 1822-1893: Chronology, Documents, Bibliographical Aids, E681 .U587 (Research Collection stacks)

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Garfield, James A., 1831-1881, 20th President, served 1881-1881

  • The Diary of James A. Garfield, E660 .G23 (Research Collection stacks)
  • James A. Garfield, 1831-1881; Chester A. Arthur, 1830-1886: Chronology, Documents, Bibliographical Aids, E660.G25 F98 (Research Collection stacks)
  • The Milligan Case [case in which the Supreme Court ruled that civilians cannot be tried before military courts if civilian courts are functioning normally; Garfield was Milligan's lawyer], KF5063 .M654 1970 (Research Collection stacks)
  • Speeches, 1867-1879
  • The Works of James Abram Garfield, E660 .G2 (Research Collection stacks); Vol. II is available online.

For compilations of Presidential documents, see our Guide to Finding Presidential Papers at IUB Wells Library.

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Arthur, Chester A., 1829-1886, 21st President, served 1881-1885

  • James A. Garfield, 1831-1881; Chester A. Arthur, 1830-1886: Chronology, Documents, Bibliographical Aids, E660.G25 F98 (Research Collection stacks)
  • Chester A. Arthur Papers, E660.A7 1959 reels 1-3 (ET2 LC Microfilm)
    • Index, E660.A7 1959 guide (ET2 Microforms Reference)

For compilations of Presidential documents, see our Guide to Finding Presidential Papers at IUB Wells Library.

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Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908, 22nd, 24th President, served 1885-1889, 1893-1897

  • Grover Cleveland, 1837-1908: Chronology, Documents, Bibliographical Aids, E660 .C635 (Research Collection stacks)
  • Grover Cleveland Library
  • Grover Cleveland Papers, E660.C54 1958 reels 1-164 (ET2 LC Microfilm)
    • Index, E660.C54 1958 guide (ET2 Microforms Reference)
  • Letters of Grover Cleveland, 1850-1908, selected and edited by Allan Nevins. E697 .A3 (Research Collection stacks)
  • Public Papers of Grover Cleveland, Z1223.Z7 C2 1990, no. Pr2202-2 & Pr2202a-3 (ET2 LC Microfiche)
  • The Writings and Speeches of Grover Cleveland, E696 .C61 (Research Collection stacks); also available online.

For compilations of Presidential documents, see our Guide to Finding Presidential Papers at IUB Wells Library.

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Harrison, Benjamin, 1833-1901, 23rd President, served 1889-1893

  • Benjamin Harrison Papers, E660.H319 1960 reels 1-151 (ET2 LC Microfilm)
    • Index, E660.H319 1960 guide (ET2 Microforms Reference)
  • Public Papers and Addresses of Benjamin Harrison, 23rd President of U.S., Mar. 4, 1889 to Mar. 4, 1893, Pr 23.2:P 96 (ET2 SuDocs Reference) and Z1223.Z7 C2 1990 no. Pr2302-1 (ET2 LC Microfiche)
  • Views of an Ex-President, by Benjamin Harrison, E660.H3 H3 (Research Collection stacks)

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McKinley, William, 1843-1901, 25th President, served 1897-1901

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Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919, 26th President, served 1901-1909

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Taft, William H., 1857-1930, 27th President, served 1909-1913

  • Collected Works of William Howard Taft, E660. T11 2001 (Research Collection stacks)
  • The Philippines [Taft was appointed Civil Governor after the U.S. seized the Philippines from Spain.]
  • William H. Taft Papers, E660.T2 1969 reels 1-658 (ET2 LC Microfilm)
    • Index, E660.T2 1969 guide (ET2 Microforms Reference)
  • William Howard Taft, 1857-1930: Chronology, Documents, Bibliographical Aids, E761. B628 (Research Collection stacks)

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Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924, 28th President, served 1913-1921

  • The Papers of Woodrow Wilson, E660 .W633 v. 1-69 (Research Collection stacks)
  • President Wilson's Foreign Policy, E768 .U56 (Research Collection stacks)
  • President Wilson's Great Speeches, and Other History Making Documents
  • President Wilson's State Papers and Addresses, E766 .W75 (Research Collection stacks); also available online.
  • Press Conferences of Woodrow Wilson, E208 (ET2 LC microfilm)
  • The Public Papers of Woodrow Wilson, E660 .W6 v. 1-3 (Research Collection stacks)
  • Woodrow Wilson, 1856-1924: Chronology, Documents, Bibliographical Aids, E660 .W65 (Research Collection stacks)
  • Woodrow Wilson Papers, E660.W71 1973 reels 1-540 (ET2 LC Microfilm)
    • Index, E660.W71 1973 guide (ET2 Microforms Reference)
  • The Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library

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Harding, Warren G., 1865-1923, 29th President, served 1921-1923

  • Our Common Country: Mutual Good Will in America, by Warren G. Harding. E169 .H26 2003 (Research Collection stacks); also available online.
  • Rededicating America: Life and Recent Speeches of Warren G. Harding, E664.H26 A2 (Research Collection stacks); also available online.
  • Warren G. Harding, 1865-1923: Chronology, Documents, Bibliographical Aids, E785 .U582 (Research Collection stacks)

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Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933, 30th President, served 1923-1929

  • The Autobiography of Calvin Coolidge, E792 .A2 (Research Collection stacks); also available online.
  • Calvin Coolidge, 1872-1933: Chronology, Documents, Bibliographical Aids, E791 .M829 (Research Collection stacks)
  • Calvin Coolidge Papers, E742.5.C7 1959 reels 1-190 (ET2 LC Microfilm)
    • Index, E742.5.C7 1959 guide (ET2 Microforms Reference)
  • Calvin Cooldige Presidential Library and Museum
  • Calvin Coolidge Press Conferences, E210 reels 1-2 (ET2 LC Microfilm)
  • The Mind of the President, as Revealed by Himself in His Own Words, E792 .U5 (Research Collection stacks)
  • The Personal Files of President Calvin Coolidge, E742.5 .C72 1986 reels 1-12 (ET2 LC Microfilm)
  • Prosperity and Thrift: The Coolidge Era and the Consumer Economy, 1921-1929 [from LC]
  • The Talkative President: The Off-the-Record Press Conferences of Calvin Coolidge, E742.5 .C77 (Research Collection stacks)

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Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964, 31st President, served 1929-1933

  • A Boyhood in Iowa, by Herbert Hoover. E802 .H7 (Research Collection stacks)
  • Herbert Hoover, 1874-1964: Chronology, Documents, Bibliographical Aids, E801 .H789 (Research Collection stacks)
  • Herbert Hoover Presidential Library & Museum
  • The Presidential Timeline of the Twentieth Century [digitized material from the Presidential Libraries of the National Archives]
  • Press Conferences of Herbert Hoover, March 9, 1919-March 3, 1933, E211 (ET2 LC Microfilm)
  • Proclamations and Executive Orders: Herbert Hoover, March 4, 1929 to March 4, 1933, GS 4.113/2:H 76 (ET2 SuDocs Reference)
  • Public Papers of the Presidents: Herbert Hoover, GS 4.13:1929-1933 (ET2 SuDocs Reference)
  • The State Papers and Other Public Writings of Herbert Hoover, E742 .H73 (Research Collection stacks)

For compilations of Presidential documents, see our Guide to Finding Presidential Papers at IUB Wells Library.

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Roosevelt, Franklin D., 1882-1945, 32nd President, served 1933-1945

  • Complete Presidential Press Conferences of Franklin D. Roosevelt, E806 .R687 (Research Collection stacks)
  • The Depression and New Deal: A History in Documents, E806 .M43 2000 (Undergraduate Services Core Collection); also available online from IUCAT; IUB authentication required.
  • Documentary History of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidency, E806 .D614 2001 v. 1- (Research Collection stacks)
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt and Foreign Affairs, E742.5 .R6 1969 v. 1-17 (Research Collection stacks)
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt Microform: Diary & Itineraries, Pr 32.3:D 54/1x (ET2 SuDocs Microfiche)
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum
  • Map Room Files of President Roosevelt, 1941-1945:
    • Army and navy messages, D769 .M6 1991 reels 1-10 (ET2 LC Microfilm)
    • Conference and special files, D769 .M35 1991 reels 1-11 (ET2 LC Microfilm)
    • Ground operations, D769 .M5 1994 reels 1-28 (ET2 LC Microfilm)
    • Military subject files, D769 .M4 1991 reels 1-27 (ET2 LC Microfilm)
    • Naval operations, D773 .M345 1994 reels 1-21 (ET2 LC Microfilm)
  • President Franklin D. Roosevelt's Office Files, 1933-1945, J82 .D6 1990 reels 1-167 (ET2 LC Microfilm)
  • The Presidential Timeline of the Twentieth Century [digitized material from the Presidential Libraries of the National Archives]
  • The Public Papers and Addresses of Franklin D. Roosevelt, E806 .R75 v. 1-13 (Research Collection stacks)

For compilations of Presidential documents, see our Guide to Finding Presidential Papers at IUB Wells Library.

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Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972, 33rd President, served 1945-1953

  • Documentary History of the Truman Presidency, E813 .D56 1995 v. 1-32, 34-35 (Research Collection stacks)
  • Harry S. Truman, 1884- : Chronology, Documents, Bibliographical Aids, E813 .U512 (Research Collection stacks)
  • Harry S. Truman and the Bomb: A Documentary History, E814 .H37 1996 (Research Collection stacks)
  • Map Room Messages of President Truman, 1945-1946, J82 .D71 1980 reels 1-5 (ET2 LC Microfilm)
  • Off the Record: The Private Papers of Harry s. Truman, E742.5 .T6 1980 (Research Collection stacks)
  • President Harry S. Truman's Office Files, 1945-1953, E813 .P775 1989 pts. 1-5 (ET2 LC Microfilm)
  • The Presidential Timeline of the Twentieth Century [digitized material from the Presidential Libraries of the National Archives]
  • Press Conferences of Harry S. Truman, 1945-1953, E213 reels 1-4 (ET2 LC Microfilm)
  • Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States: Harry S. Truman, GS4.113:1945-1953 (ET2 SuDocs Reference)
  • Truman Presidential Museum & Library

For compilations of Presidential documents, see our Guide to Finding Presidential Papers at IUB Wells Library.

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Eisenhower, Dwight D., 1890-1969, 34th President, served 1953-1961

  • Diaries of Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1953-1961, E836 .A3 1987 reels 1-28 (ET2 LC Microfilm)

  • Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1890-1969: Chronology, Documents, Bibliographical Aids, E835 .U543 (Research Collection stacks)
  • The Dwight D. Eisenhower Library
  • Minutes and Documents of the Cabinet Meetings of President Eisenhower, 1953-1961, E835 .U55 1980 (ET2 LC microfilm)
  • The Papers of Dwight David Eisenhower, edited by Alfred D. Chandler, Jr. D735 .E36 v.1-21 (Research Collection stacks)
  • Papers of the Presidents of the United States, from the Avalon Project at Yale Law School
  • President Dwight D. Eisenhower's Office Files, 1953-1961, E835 .P75 1990 (ET2 LC Microfilm)
  • The Presidential Timeline of the Twentieth Century [digitized material from the Presidential Libraries of the National Archives]
  • Public Papers of the Presidents: Dwight D. Eisenhower, GS 4.13:1953-1961 (ET2 SuDocs reference)

For compilations of Presidential documents, see our Guide to Finding Presidential Papers at IUB Wells Library.

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Kennedy, John F., 1917-1963, 35th President, served 1961-1963

  • American Republics; Cuba 1961-1962; Cuban Missile Crisis and Aftermath [FRUS 1961-1963 v.10-12], S 1.1:1961-1963 v.10-12 (ET2 SuDocs stacks) and S 1.1:961-63/v.10-12/MF/Suppl. (ET2 SuDocs microfiche); also available online: Vol. 10, Vol. 11.
  • Civil Rights during the Kennedy Administration, Pr 35.2:C 49/1x (ET2 SuDocs Microfilm)
  • The Documentary History of the John F. Kennedy Presidency, E841 .D575 2005 v.1- (Research Collection stacks)
  • John F. Kennedy, 1917-1963: Chronology, Documents, Bibliographical Aids, E838.7 .K355 (Research Collection stacks)
  • John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum
  • The President John F. Kennedy Assassination Records Collections [from NARA; includes Warren Commission report]
  • President John F. Kennedy's Office Files, 1961-1963, E841 .P74 1989 (ET2 LC Microfilm)
  • President Kennedy and the Press, E842.1 .K46 1981 reels 1-20 (ET2 LC Microfilm)
  • The Presidential Timeline of the Twentieth Century [digitized material from the Presidential Libraries of the National Archives]
  • Public Papers of the Presidents: John F. Kennedy, GS 4.13:1961-1963 (ET2 SuDocs Reference)
  • Report of the President's Commission on the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy [Warren Commission report], PR 36.8:K 38/R 29 (ET2 SuDocs stacks)

For compilations of Presidential documents, see our Guide to Finding Presidential Papers at IUB Wells Library.

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Johnson, Lyndon B., 1908-1973, 36th President, served 1963-1969

  • Civil Rights during the Johnson Administration, 1963-1969, JC599.U5 C595 1984 (ET2 LC Microfilm)
  • The Johnson Presidential Press Conferences, E846 .J56 1978 (ALF--request via IUCAT)
  • Lyndon B. Johnson, 1908- : Chronology, Documents, Bibliographical Aids, E846 .J675 (Research Collection stacks)
  • Lyndon B. Johnson's Vietnam Papers: A Documentary Collection, DS557.4 .J64 1997 (Research Collection stacks)
  • Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum
  • Political Activities of the Johnson White House, 1963-1969, E846 .P65 1987 (ET2 LC Microfilm)
  • The Presidential Timeline of the Twentieth Century [digitized material from the Presidential Libraries of the National Archives]
  • Public Papers of the Presidents: Lyndon B. Johnson, GS 4.13:1963-1969 (ET2 SuDocs Reference)
  • The War on Poverty, 1964-1968, HC110.P6 W27 1986 (ET2 LC Microfilm)
  • The Lyndon B. Johnson national security files, 1963-1969, UA23.6.L953 reel 1-12 (ET2 LC Microfilm)
    • Guide avaible in Microforms Reference, UA23.6.L953

For compilations of Presidential documents, see our Guide to Finding Presidential Papers at IUB Wells Library.

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Nixon, Richard, 1913-1994, 37th President, served 1969-1974

  • Civil Rights During the Nixon Administration, 1969-1974, E185.615 .C5845 1989 reels 1-46 (ET2 LC Microfilm)
  • Nixon Presidential Library & Museum
  • Papers of the Nixon White House, E855 .P3 1987 (ET2 LC Microfiche)
  • The Presidential Timeline of the Twentieth Century [digitized material from the Presidential Libraries of the National Archives]
  • The Presidential Transcripts [Watergate], E860 .N736 (Research Collection stacks)
  • Public Papers of the Presidents: Richard Nixon, GS 4.13:1969-1974 (ET2 SuDocs Reference)
  • RN: The Memoirs of Richard Nixon, E856 .A35 1978 (Research Collection stacks)
  • Richard M. Nixon, 1913- : Chronology, Documents, Bibliographical Aids, E838.5 .N736 (Research Collection stacks)
  • The Richard Nixon Foundation
  • Transcripts and Files of the Paris Peace Talks on Vietnam, 1968-1973, DS559.7 .T734 1982 reels 1-12 (ET2 LC Microfilm)
  • The White House Transcripts [Watergate], E860 .N738 (Research Collection stacks)

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Ford, Gerald R., 1913-2006, 38th President, served 1974-1977

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Carter, Jimmy, 1924- , 39th President, served 1977-1981

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Reagan, Ronald, 1911-2004, 40th President, served 1981-1989

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Bush, George, 1924- , 41st President, served 1989-1993

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Clinton, William Jefferson, 1946- , 42nd President, served 1993-2001

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Bush, George W., 1946- , 43rd President, served 2001-2009

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Obama, Barack Hussein, 1961- , 44th President, served 2009-

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