Presidential Libraries

Federal Resources

In celebration of the Ronald Reagan Centennial, the National Archives is featuring a selection of documents that showcase President Reagan’s relationship with each of the Federal agency departments that served him. All documents featured are from the holdings of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum in Simi Valley, California. Note: All files are pdf.

Department of Agriculture

Radio Address to the Nation on Agriculture and Grain Exports, October 15, 1982

Proclamation 5278 - Women in Agriculture Week, 1984, November 13, 1984

Department of Commerce

Annual Report to Congress on the State of Small Business, March 1, 1982

Proclamation 4907 - Imports of Petroleum, March 10, 1982

Department of Defense

Statement on Signing Military Construction Authorization Act, 1983, October 15, 1982

Statement on Signing Department of Defense Authorization Act, 1985, October 19, 1984

Department of Education

Remarks on Receiving the Department of Education Report on Improving Education, May 20, 1987

Memorandum on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, July 24, 1987

Department of Energy

Proclamation 4909 - National Energy Education Day, 1982, March 10, 1982

Message to the Congress on Energy Security, May 6, 1987

Department of Health and Human Services

Proclamation 5241 - Emergency Medicine Week, 1984, October 3, 1984

Department of Housing and Urban Development

Statement on Signing the Department of Housing and Urban Development—Independent Agencies Appropriations Act, 1989, August 19, 1988

Statement on Signing the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Amendments Act of 1988, November 7, 1988

Department of the Interior

Message to the Congress Proposing Additions to the National Wild and Scenic Rivers and National Wilderness Preservation Systems, September 13, 1982

Memorandum Returning Without Approval a Bill to Amend the Tribally Controlled Community Colleges Assistance Act of 1978, January 3, 1983

Department of Justice

Message to the Congress Transmitting Proposed Legislation to Combat International Terrorism, April 26, 1984

Department of Labor

Proclamation 5637 - Seventy-Fifth Anniversary Year of the Department of Labor, April 23, 1987

Memorandum on Federal Occupational Safety and Health, October 11, 1983

Department of State

Message to the Congress Reporting on United States International Activities in Science and Technology, March 22, 1982

Remarks on Signing the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, December 8, 1987

Department of Transportation

Message to the Congress Transmitting Proposed Legislation for a Highway and Bridge Repair Program, November 30, 1982

Remarks to Department of Transportation Employees in the Senior Executive Service, January 12, 1982

Department of the Treasury

Message to the Congress Transmitting the Proposed Package on the Program for Economic Recovery, February 18, 1981

Department of Veterans Affairs

Remarks at the National Defense University on Signing the Department of Veterans Affairs Act, October 25, 1988