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Resource Guide:
American Presidency

Websites and Digital Archives

Subject Headings

Subject headings are selected terms to represent a topic. Searching subject headings in the library catalog will bring the most complete list of results. Below are some example subject headings. More subject headings can be located in the red books at the reference desk.

  • 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.

Research Databases

Online Journals

The following journals supply articles to the library’s databases. You can see if a specific journal supplies articles to our databases by searching the journal title on the library journal page.

  • Public papers of the Presidents of the United States
  • Journal of the Abraham Lincoln Association
  • Federal History
  • Government Publications and Press Releases
  • Presidential Studies Quarterly

Print Materials at the Von Canon Library

Below are some selected materials in the library with their shelving locations. Browsing in the listed areas of the library will help you find more materials for your topic.

Title Call Number
The return of George Washington : 1783-1789E312.29 .L37 2014
Theodore RoosevelteBook
The American presidents, Washington to Tyler : what they did, what they said, what was said about them, with full source notesE 176 .N79 2012
Slavemaster president : the double career of James PolkE 417 .D87 2003
President Nixon : alone in the White House E 856 .R44 2001
John Adams [videorecording]DVD E 322 John/Adams
Thomas JeffersonE 332 .B47 2003
James Monroe, the quest for national identityE 372 .A65 1990
Abraham Lincoln, Philosopher StatesmaneBook
James Buchanan and the Coming of the Civil WareBook
Woodrow Wilson : Essential Writings and Speeches of the Scholar-PresidenteBook
The Fireside Chats of Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Unwarranted Influence : Dwight D. Eisenhower and the Military-Industrial ComplexeBook
Ronald Reagan in private : a memoir of my years in the White HouseE 877.2 .K84 2004
All the best / George Bush. My Life in Letters and Other WritingsE 838.5 B872 1999
My life / Bill Clinton.E 886 .A3 2004
U.S. Presidential Inaugural Addresses From Washington to ObamaeBook
Obama and America's Political FutureeBook