Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Policy Studies: Primary Sources

What is a Primary Source?

Presidential Documents, Texts of Speeches & Remarks

Public Papers of the Presidents

(each volume indexed)

Hoover through Carter, 1929-1981, except Franklin Roosevelt
Fed Docs   GS 4.113:    -   3rd floor

Reagan through Obama, 1981 -  present
Fed Docs   AE 2.114:   -   3rd floor

Public Papers & Addresses of Franklin D. Roosevelt 
E806 .R78  -   1st floor


Compilation of the Messages & Papers of the Presidents

Washington through Wilson; 1789-1921; 20+ vols.
J81 .U58   -   1st floor

Online Congressional Sources