Publications

Presidential Materials

The publications listed below are available for purchase.


Presidential Perspectives from the National Archives

Learn More About Presidential Libraries

This series highlights modern American Presidents and the National Archives Presidential Libraries System.

  • Each richly illustrated booklet features a brief Presidential biography and a description of the respective library and its holdings.
  • Also included is a history of the Presidency, which appears in each booklet in the series.

Please order from the appropriate Presidential library:

  • Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1994) 32 pp. $
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower (1994), 32 pp. $
  • John F. Kennedy (1992), 32 pp. $
  • Gerald R. Ford (1994), 32 pp. $

 


Presidential Libraries This nationwide network of libraries is administered by the Office of the Presidential Libraries

Office of Presidential Libraries



 


  • Dwight D. Eisenhower Library
    Email: eisenhower.library@nara.gov
    • Agriculture: A List of Holdings (1991), 28 pp.
    • Audiovisual Copyrights and Sources (1990), 15 pp.
    • Cranberry Scare of 1959: A Guide to Historical Holdings in the Eisenhower Library (1994), 9 pp.
    • D-Day: A Guide to the Dwight D. Eisenhower Audiovisual Collection (2000), 71 pp.
    • A Guide to Civil Rights Studies at the Dwight D. Eisenhower Library: The 50s A Decade in Black and White (1990), 26 pp.
    • A Guide to Foreign Language Study at the Dwight D. Eisenhower Library French (1998), 12 pp.
    • A Guide to Foreign Language Study at the Dwight D. Eisenhower Library German (1997), 29 pp.
    • A Guide to Foreign Language Study at the Dwight D. Eisenhower Library Spanish (1998), 37 pp.
    • A Guide to the Holdings in the Dwight D. Eisenhower Library on the Environment and Natural Resources (1995)
    • Historical Materials in the Dwight D. Eisenhower Library (2001), 105 pp.
    • Korean War and U.S.-Korea Relations: Historical Materials in the Dwight D. Eisenhower Library (2000), 50 pp.
    • Motion Picture Film List (2001), 104 pp.
    • North Atlantic Treaty Organization: A List of Holdings (1982), 21 pp.
    • Nuclear Testing: A Guide to Historical Holdings in the Dwight D. Eisenhower Library (1994), 28 pp.
    • Resources in the Dwight D. Eisenhower Library Related to Prisoners of War (World War II, Korea, and Cold War Operations), (1998), 11 pp.
    • Science and Technology Resources in the Dwight D. Eisenhower Library (1990), 16 pp.
    • A Select List of Photographs of Dwight D. Eisenhower (1992), 6 pp.
    • Sports and Recreation: A List of Holdings (1982), 16 pp.
    • Updated Access Status of Oral History Transcripts in the Dwight D. Eisenhower Library (1999), 6 pp.
    • Women's Studies: A Guide to Historical Holdings in the Eisenhower Library (1994), 12 pp.

 


  • Gerald R. Ford Library
    Email: ford.library@nara.gov
    • Guide to Historical Materials in the Gerald R. Ford Library (2005), 93 pp.
    • Core Collections Guides on:
      • Vietnam War (2005), 10 pp.
      • Women's History (2005), 2 pp.
      • The 1976 Presidential Campaign (2005), 2 pp.
      • Science and Technology (2005), 2 pp.
      • Economic Policy (2005), 2 pp.
      • The Nixon Presidency (2005), 3 pp.
      • National Security Adviser's Files(2005), 7 pp.
    • A list of folders on any topic can be prepared from an automated database (PRESNET) upon request.

 


  • Herbert Hoover Library
    Email: hoover.library@nara.gov
    • Historical Materials in the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library (rev. 1995), 53 pp.
    • The Problems of Lasting Peace Revisited, edited by Thomas T. Thalken (1986) 196 pp.
    • Public Papers of the Presidents: Herbert Hoover, 4 vols. (1974-77)
    • Herbert Hoover Presidential Library Museum [Guide to the Exhibit Galleries] (rev. 2001), 52 pp. $
    • Dining with the Hoover Family, by Dale C. Mayer (1990), 78 pp. $
    • American Individualism, by Herbert Hoover (rev. 1997), 32 pp. $
    • American Individualism and the Challenge to Liberty, by Herbert Hoover (rev. 1989), 219 pp. $
    • Fishing for Fun, by Herbert Hoover (rev. 1990) 86 pp. $
    • Herbert Hoover and the Historians (1989) 141 pp. $
    • Uncle Bert: A Biographical Portrait of Herbert Hoover, by Hulda Hoover McLean (1998), 53 pp., $
    • The Genealogy of the Herbert Hoover Family, by Hulda Hoover McLean (rev. ed., 1995) 309 pp., $
    • Lou Henry Hoover, Independent Girl: A Curriculum Guide, (1995) 109 pp. $
    • Out of War: A Legacy of Art (1996) 52 pp., $

 


  • Lyndon Baines Johnson Library
    Email: johnson.library@nara.gov
    • Historical Materials in the Lyndon Baines Johnson Library (1988), 121 pp.
    • The Johnson Library has compiled specialized finding aids and lists of answers to commonly asked reference questions available to researchers upon request. Lists of both are available.

 


  • John F. Kennedy Library
    Email: kennedy.library@nara.gov
    • Historical Materials in the John Fitzgerald Kennedy Library (2000), 199 pp.
    • John F. Kennedy: A Reading List (2004), 39 pp.
    • The Kennedy Assassinations: A Bibliography of Sources in the Kennedy Library (2002), 15 pp.
    • The Kennedys: A Reading List for Young People (1990), 6 pp.
    • Papers of John F. Kennedy: Presidential Papers, Presidential Recordings (2005), 50 pp.
    • Robert F. Kennedy: A Reading List (2002), 7 pp.
    • In addition to these publications, the Kennedy Library has compiled a number of other specialized bibliographies and research guides to the holdings of the Library, which can be made available to researchers upon request.

 


 


 


  • Harry S. Truman Library
    Email: truman.library@nara.gov
    • Greta Kempton: Forty Years on Canvas (photographs, 1988), 28 pp. $
    • Harry S. Truman Portrait Order Form (1985), 4 pp.
    • Truman Family Portrait Order Form (photographs, 1993), 4 pp.

 

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