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United States History

Customized guides to research for specific HIS courses

American Presidency

Martin, Fenton S. How to Research the Presidency. Washington: Congressional Quarterly, 1996. REFERENCE JK 516 .M365 1996

Garrity, John A. Editor. American National Biography. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998. REFERENCE CT 213 .A68 1998 v. 1-24

Hamilton, Neil A. Presidents: A Biographical Dictionary. New York: Facts on File, 2001. REFERENCE E 176.1 .H215 2001

Kura, N. O. American Presidents of the 20th Century: A Bio-bibliography. Hintington, NY: Nova Science, 2000. REFERENCE E 740.7 .A534 2000

Levy, Leonard W. Encyclopedia of the American Presidency. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1994. REFERENCE JK 511 .E53 1994 v. 1-3

McPherson, James M. To the Best of My Ability: The American Presidents. New York: Dorling Kindersley, 2000. REFERENCE E 176.1 .T59 2000

Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States. Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Service, 1929 (Herbert Hoover) - present (Barack H. Obama) J 80 .A283 Fl. 2

The Washington Papers: Basic Selections from the Public and Private Writings of George Washington. New York: Harper, 1955.  STACKS E 312.72 1955

The Adams-Jefferson Letters: The Complete Correspondence between Thomas Jefferson and Abigail and John Adams. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 1959. STACKS E 322 .A516

Gould, Lewis L. The Documentary History of the John F. Kennedy Presidency. Bethesda, MD: LexisNexis, 2005. REFERENCE E 41 .D575 2005. v. 6  JFK and the Cuban missile crisis: Soviet aid to Cuba.

Levy, Peter B. Encyclopedia of the Reagan-Bush Years. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1996. REFERENCE JK 511 .L48 1996.

McJimsey, George T.  Documentary History of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidency. Bethesda, MD: University Publications of America, 2001. REFERENCE E 806 .D614 2001.
   v. 26 FDR's response to recession
   v. 27 The recognition of the Soviet Union

Merrill, Dennis. Truman's Confrontation with McCarthyism. Bethesda, MD: LexisNexis, 2002. REFERENCE E 813 .D56 v. 25

Rutland, Robert Allen. James Madison and the American Nation, 1751-1836 : an Encyclopedia. New York : Simon & Schuster, 1994. REFERENCE E 342 .J36 1994 

The American Presidency Project

Includes public papers and messages, addresses and speeches, news conferences, executive orders, election materials; and audio and video archive, as well as pertinent statistical data

American President: A Reference Resource (Miller Center, U of VA)

Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States. Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Service (online version) University of Michigan.

Print version at Spring Hill College  J 80 .A283 Fl. 2

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