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Finding Government Documents in the RWWL: Presidential Papers

This guide will assist you in locating and using U.S. government information.

Current Documents

The White House home page provides Presidential Speeches and Remarks, the Weekly AddressStatements and Releases, and Press Briefings.  See also Proclamations, Presidential Memoranda, and Executive Orders.

Compilation of Presidential Documents     Available on FDsys, "The Compilation of Presidential Documents collection consists of the Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents and the Daily Compilation of Presidential Documents which are the official publications of materials released by the White House Press Secretary. The Compilation of Presidential Documents is published by the Office of the Federal Register (OFR), National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)."

Historical--Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States

Public Papers of the Presidents  Searchable at the National Archives and Records Administration

Additional Resources

A Guide to Presidential Documents and Presidential Libraries of the National Archives and Records Administration
Resources of the National Archives of the United States.

Online Index to U.S. Presidents

Inaugural Addresses of the Presidents
Avalon Project at the Yale Law School

Inaugural Addresses of U.S. Presidents

State of the Union Messages (American Presidency Project)

POTUS (Presidents Of The United States)

Presidential Papers (University of California, Berkeley)

Presidential Papers, Speeches, and Executive Orders (University of Oregon)