The Library of Congress’s collections are rich with resources related to U.S. presidential history. This guide compiles print materials, digital collections, subscription databases, and links to external websites.
Ken Drexler, Reference Specialist, Researcher and Reference Services Division
Created: April 11, 2023
Last Updated: May 3, 2023
The Library of Congress's collections contain a wide variety of materials related to the history of U.S. presidents, including print resources, digital collections, and subscription databases. This guide serves as an entry point for researchers interested in learning more about presidential history. Topics include general histories of the presidency, inaugurations, elections, vice presidents, first ladies, and cabinet members. External websites that provide historical information on the American presidency are also compiled.