Presidential Libraries

Office of Presidential Libraries

The Office of Presidential Libraries administers a nationwide network of Presidential libraries beginning with the 31st President of the United States, Herbert Hoover. The Office also:

  • Establishes and coordinates policies with regard to Presidential Libraries, including programs for acquisition, preservation, and use of historical materials, and the development of new Presidential libraries.
  • Provides oversight of budgetary and management controls within the libraries and regularly convenes staff in the libraries to establish and review strategies for implementing the mission and goals of Presidential libraries.
  • In coordination with NARA's General Counsel and other NARA officials, maintains liaison with the incumbent administration and with officials of former administrations with regard to organization, storage and reference service on Presidential materials.


Office of Presidential Libraries
National Archives and Records Administration
Room 2200
8601 Adelphi Road
College Park, MD 20740-6001
Phone: 301-837-3250
Fax: 301-837-3199