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American Presidency Project

by Bill Hayes

UCSB’s American Presidency Project contains more than 100,000 presidential documents, fully searchable and downloadable. Documents include:

Messages and Papers of the Presidents: Washington–Taft (1789–1913)

Public Papers of the Presidents: Hoover to Obama (1929–2011)

Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents: Carter–G.W. Bush (1977–2009)

Daily Compilation of Presidential Documents: Obama (2009–2016)

The archive also contains thousands of other documents such as party platforms, candidates’ remarks, Statements of Administration Policy, documents released by the Office of the Press Secretary, and election debates.