Appendix A General Bibliography of the Presidency - Presidential libraries and related sites

The Presidential Libraries Act of 1955 provides for the preservation and public accessibility of papers and other materials donated to the federal government by U.S. presidents. The National Archives and Records Administration oversees collections of materials for all the presidents since Herbert Hoover, held in nine presidential libraries and two presidential projects included in the list below. Other collections, covering administrations before Hoover, are housed in the Library of Congress. Also listed here are notable presidential sites operated by other organizations.

Office of Presidential Libraries
National Archives at College Park
8601 Adelphi Road
College Park, MD 20740
tel. 301–713–6050
Mount Vernon (home of George Washington)

Mount Vernon, VA 22121
tel. 703–780–2000
Owned and operated since 1858 by the Mount Vernon
Ladies' Association

Monticello (home of Thomas Jefferson)
P.O. Box 316
Charlottesville, VA 22902
tel. 804–984–9822
Owned and operated by the Thomas Jefferson Memorial
Foundation, Inc.

The Hermitage (home of Andrew Jackson)
4580 Rachel's Ln.
Hermitage, TN 37076
tel. 615–889–2941
A National Historic Landmark preserved since 1889 by the Ladies' Hermitage Association

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
212 North 6th Street
Springfield, IL 62702

Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center
Spiegel Grove
Fremont, OH 43420
tel. 800–998–7737
The first presidential library, privately operated with par-tial support from the Ohio Historical Society

Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace
28 E. 20th St.
New York, NY 10003
tel. 212–260–1616
A National Historic Site operated by the National Park Service

Herbert Hoover Library
211 Parkside Dr., P.O. Box 488
West Branch, IA 52358–0488
tel. 319–643–5301

Franklin D. Roosevelt Library
511 Albany Post Rd.
Hyde Park, NY 12538–1999
tel. 914–229–8114

Harry S. Truman Library
500 W. U.S. Highway 24
Independence, MO 64050–1798
tel. 816–833–1400

Dwight D. Eisenhower Library
200 S.E. 4th St.
Abilene, KS 67410–2900
tel. 913–263–4751

John Fitzgerald Kennedy Library
Columbia Point
Boston, MA 02125–3398
tel. 617–929–4500

Lyndon Baines Johnson Library
2313 Red River St.
Austin, TX 78705–5702
tel. 512–916–5137

The Richard Nixon Library and Birthplace
18001 Yorba Linda Blvd.
Yorba Linda, CA 92886
tel. 714–993–5075

Nixon Presidential Materials Staff
National Archives at College Park
8601 Adelphi Rd.
College Park, MD 20740–6001
tel. 301–713–6950

Gerald R. Ford Library
1000 Beal Ave.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109–2114
tel. 313–741–2218

Jimmy Carter Library
441 Freedom Parkway
Atlanta, GA 30307
tel. 404–331–9554

Ronald Reagan Library
40 Presidential Dr.
Simi Valley, CA 93065–0666
tel. 805–522–8444

George Bush Library
1000 George Bush Drive West
College Station, TX 77845
tel. 409–260–9557

William J. Clinton Presidential Materials Project
1000 LaHarpe Blvd.
Little Rock, AR 72201
tel. 501–244–9756

Materials will be made available to researchers upon com-pletion of a permanent facility, at which time the project will be renamed the Clinton Library.

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