Skip to Main Content

Primary Sources in IR and Political Science

Executive Branch (Presidency)

Public papers of the presidents of the United States

(GovInfo) partial set online

book iconComplete print set (1931-1932/33, 1945-2002 v.2+) at Mugar Library J80 .F57

Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents 1993+ online

Published every Monday – “the official publication of presidential statements, messages, remarks, and other materials released by the White House Press Secretary”.

book iconA compilation of the messages and papers of the presidents…v.1-20
(1897-22) J81 .E97

Presidential Libraries (many libraries now include audiovisual materials such as speeches)

American Presidency Project (home)

History Channel – Famous Speeches and Audio

book iconHistoric Documents on Presidential Elections, 1787-1988. Mugar
Reference X JK 1965 .H56 1991

Executive Branch - Agencies

DDRS document
book iconThe Emerging Nation: a documentary history of the foreign relations of the United States under the Articles of Conferation, 1780-1789 . 3 vols. Mugar Reference X E 303 .E44 1996