Guides with Digital Primary & Secondary Sources
Compilation of Weekly and Daily Presidential Documents
Note: The Weekly Compilation was replaced in January 2009 with the Daily Compilation as the official publication of presidential statements, messages, remarks, and other materials released by the White House Press Secretary.
Presidential & Public Papers of the President
Note: Previous to Herbert Hoover's administration, presidential papers were commercially published.
Presidential Orders, Proclamations & Directives
AE 2.166/3: (earlier GS 4.2108/6:) - current edition in GIR Reading Room, Alderman 3rd floor
1971-present in microfiche, Alderman 3 East
Law Library has all editions of CFR.
Note: Title 3 of the CFR contains presidential executive orders and proclamations.
1789-1983 in Alderman 3 East (near LexisNexis (CIS) Serial Set microfiche)
See also CIS Index to Presidential Executive Orders and Proclamations
This set of fiche, together with the index, reproduces and indexes all presidential executive orders and proclamations back to Washington. Best place to begin that sort of presidential research.
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