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U.S. Presidential Research: Intro.

Information on books, databases and digital collections to assist in researching U.S. Presidents.

U.S. Presidential Seal


The Seal of the President of the United States is used to mark correspondence and is also used as a symbol of the Presidency.

Books & Databases

Compilation of Presidential Documents

The Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents was published on every Monday from 1965-2009 and was the official publication of presidential statements, messages, remarks, and other materials released by the White House Press Secretary.

The Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents was replaced by the Daily Compilation of Presidential Documents on January 29, 2009.


  • 1965-1974: The University Library has in storage. Call number: J80.A284
  • 1975-2000: Located on the shelves in Library North (floor 3): Call number: J80.A284
  • 1992 - 2010: Compilation of Presidential Documents   Electronic version of the Weekly Compilation from 1992 - January 29, 2009, thereafter the Daily Compilation
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The President's Position

This series examines presidential administrations.  A brief explanation of the administrations is provided and followed by primary documents that were written during the administration. These titles are located on the 5th floor of Library North.

Subject Guide

Brian Kooy
Library South
Room 542

Administrative Law

Web Resources

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