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Presidential papers, presidential libraries, WH websites, oral histories

# President Selected collections of presidential papers, libraries, WH websites, oral histories
1 George Washington
  1789-1797
2 John Adams
  1797-1801
  • Adams Family Papers, Massachusetts Historical Society. "material relating to John Adams (1735-1826), Abigail Adams (1744-1818), and their descendants. [...] The collection includes papers relating to John Quincy Adams (1767-1848), Louisa Catherine Adams (1775-1852), Charles Francis Adams (1807-1886), Charles Francis Adams II (1835-1915), and Henry Adams (1838-1918) and includes a large file of incoming correspondence from hundreds of major and minor figures in America and Europe."
  • Subject search in CBBcat on:
       Adams, John, 1735-1826 -- Correspondence
  • Founders Online, National Archives. "George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, John Adams (and family), Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton, and James Madison. Over 181,000 searchable documents, fully annotated, from the authoritative Founding Fathers Papers projects." Also see Early Access, "'early versions' of transcribed documents that have not yet been fully annotated and published by the editors".
  • Rotunda Founders Early Access. Free pre-publication access to "letters and other papers penned by important figures such as James Madison, John Adams, George Washington and Thomas Jefferson."
3 Thomas Jefferson
  1801-1809
4 James Madison
  1809-1817
5 James Monroe
  1817-1825
6 John Quincy Adams
  1825-1829
  • Adams Family Papers, Massachusetts Historical Society. "material relating to John Adams (1735-1826), Abigail Adams (1744-1818), and their descendants. [...] The collection includes papers relating to John Quincy Adams (1767-1848), Louisa Catherine Adams (1775-1852), Charles Francis Adams (1807-1886), Charles Francis Adams II (1835-1915), and Henry Adams (1838-1918) and includes a large file of incoming correspondence from hundreds of major and minor figures in America and Europe."
7 Andrew Jackson
  1829-1837
8 Martin Van Buren
  1837-1841
9 William Henry Harrison
  1841
10 John Tyler
  1841-1845
11 James K. Polk
  1845-1849
12 Zachary Taylor
  1849-1850
13 Millard Fillmore
  1850-1853
14 Franklin Pierce
  1853-1857
15 James Buchanan
  1857-1861
16 Abraham Lincoln
  1861-1865
17 Andrew Johnson
  1865-1869
18 Ulysses S. Grant
  1869-1877
19 Rutherford B. Hayes
  1877-1881
 
20 James Garfield
  1881-1881
21 Chester A. Arthur
  1881-1885
22 Grover Cleveland
  1885-1889
23 Benjamin Harrison
  1889-1893
24 Grover Cleveland
  1893-1897
25 William McKinley
  1897-1901
26 Theodore Roosevelt
  1901-1909
27 William H. Taft
  1909-1913
28 Woodrow Wilson
  1913-1921
29 Warren G. Harding
  1921-1923
 
30 Calvin Coolidge
  1923-1929
31 Herbert C. Hoover
  1929-1933
32 Franklin D. Roosevelt
  1933-1945
33 Harry S. Truman
  1945-1953
34 Dwight D. Eisenhower
  1953-1961
35 John F. Kennedy
   1961-1963
36 Lyndon B. Johnson
  1963-1969
37 Richard M. Nixon
  1969-1974
38 Gerald R. Ford
  1974-1977
39 Jimmy Carter
  1977-1981
40 Ronald W. Reagan
  1981-1989
41 George Herbert Walker Bush
  1989-1993
42 William J. Clinton
  1993-2001
43 George Walker Bush
  2001-2009
44 Barack H. Obama
  2009-2017
45 Donald J. Trump
  2017-2021
46 Joseph R. Biden, Jr.
  2021-

 

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Presidential Libraries, National Archives and Records Administration

For archived Executive Branch department websites, use the Wayback Machine from the Internet Archive.

End of Term Web Archive, a collaborative effort to harvest "the Federal Government domains (.gov, .mil, .org, etc.)" at the end of one administration and "to document changes in the federal government websites as agencies transitioned" to the next.

Digital Collections on Government, Law & Politics, including some presidential papers, from the Library of Congress.

Vice Presidential Records. Information from the National Archives.

Presidential Oral Histories, University of Virginia, Miller Center

White House Transition Project. About

Oral Histories, C-SPAN

In CBBcat, search on: [your topic] AND "oral histor*"
For example: nixon AND "oral histor*"

Congressional oral histories

 

Please ask about other sources of presidential papers.

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