Sample Call Numbers
|Presidents' messages and other executive papers||J80-82|
|United States Executive Branch||JK501-868|
|Washington's administrations, 1789-1797||E311-320|
|John Adams' administration, 1797-1801||E321-330|
|Lincoln's administrations, 1861-April 15, 1865||E456-459|
|McKinley's first administration, 1897-1901||E711-738|
|Theodore Roosevelt's administrations, September 14, 1901-1909||E756-760|
|Franklin Delano Roosevelt's administrations, 1933-April 12, 1945||E806-812|
|Nixon's administrations, 1969-August 9, 1974||E855-861|
|Reagan's administrations, 1981-1989||E876-880|
Sample Subject Headings
Start by searching the catalog by keyword. Use whatever terms you think best describe your topic. When you find a record that matches what you are looking for, view the record and see what subject headings were used. Then search again using that term as a subject search.
- Presidents--United States.
- Presidents--United States--1860-1870
- Presidents--United States--Archives.
- Presidents--United States--Biography.
- Presidents--United States--Correspondence.
- Presidents--United States--Election--1800
- Presidents--United States--Election--History--20th century.
- Presidents--United States--History--19th century.
- Presidents--United States--Inaugural addresses.
- Presidents--United States--Transition periods
- Presidents' spouses--United States.
Sample Materials at Von Canon Library
|The return of George Washington : 1783-1789||E312.29 .L37 2014|
|The American presidents, Washington to Tyler : what they did, what they said, what was said about them, with full source notes||E 176 .N79 2012|
|Slavemaster president : the double career of James Polk||E 417 .D87 2003|
|President Nixon : alone in the White House||E 856 .R44 2001|
|John Adams [videorecording]||DVD E 322 John/Adams|
|Thomas Jefferson||E 332 .B47 2003|
|James Monroe, the quest for national identity||E 372 .A65 1990|
|Abraham Lincoln, Philosopher Statesman||eBook|
|James Buchanan and the Coming of the Civil War||eBook|
|Woodrow Wilson : Essential Writings and Speeches of the Scholar-President||eBook|
|The Fireside Chats of Franklin Delano Roosevelt||http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/5767|
|Unwarranted Influence : Dwight D. Eisenhower and the Military-Industrial Complex||eBook|
|Ronald Reagan in private : a memoir of my years in the White House||E 877.2 .K84 2004|
|All the best / George Bush. My Life in Letters and Other Writings||E 838.5 B872 1999|
|My life / Bill Clinton.||E 886 .A3 2004|
|U.S. Presidential Inaugural Addresses From Washington to Obama||eBook|
|Obama and America's Political Future||eBook|
- Academic Search Complete
- America: History and Life
- Civil War: Antebellum to Reconstruction
- Defining Documents in American History
- European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750
- Humanities International Complete
- Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era
- Military & Government Collection
- Newspaper Source Plus
Relevant Journals and Magazines
- Public papers of the Presidents of the United States
- Journal of the Abraham Lincoln Association
- Federal History
- Government Publications and Press Releases
- Presidential Studies Quarter
- Congress and the Presidency Journal
These are just examples. To find more, or to look for a specific journal or periodical, search our Journals.
Selected Web Page and Digital Archives
- Presidential Libraries and Museums Online
- Public Papers of the Presidents 1992-Present
- Executive Orders Online 1994-Present
- The President's Daily Diary
- Famous Presidential Speeches
- Presidential Documents Archive
- Library of Congress Presidential Papers online
- Chronological List of Presidents, First Ladies, and Vice Presidents of the United States Selected Images From the Collections of the Library of Congress