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Calvin Coolidge: A Resource Guide

Calvin Coolidge served as the thirtieth president of the United States (1923-29), assuming the presidency upon the death of Warren G. Harding. This guide provides access to digital materials, external websites, and a selected print bibliography.


The digital collections of the Library of Congress contain a wide variety of material associated with Calvin Coolidge, including the Calvin Coolidge Papers. Born in Plymouth Notch, Vermont, in 1872, Coolidge was a lawyer, businessman, state legislator, and Massachusetts governor (1919-20). In 1920, Coolidge was elected vice president (1921-23) on the Republican ticket with President Warren G. Harding. Following the death of Harding on August 2, 1923, Coolidge became the thirtieth president of the United States (1923-29). He was reelected president in 1924.

This resource guide compiles links to digital materials related to Coolidge such as manuscripts, government documents, newspaper articles, images, and films that are available throughout the Library of Congress website. In addition, it provides links to external websites focusing on Coolidge and a bibliography containing selected works for both a general audience and younger readers.