The American Presidency Project

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From the University of California, Santa Barbara

“The American Presidency Project is the only online resource that has consolidated, coded, and organized into a single searchable database:
• The Messages and Papers of the Presidents: Washington – Taft (1789-1913)
• The Public Papers of the Presidents: Hoover to G.W. Bush (1929-2007) & Obama (2011-Book I)
• The Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents: Carter – G.W. Bush (1977-2009)
• The Daily Compilation of Presidential Documents: Obama (2009-2015)
• Our archives also contain 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”

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The American Presidency Project was established in 1999 as a collaboration between John T. Woolley & Gerhard Peters at the University of California, Santa Barbara. The archives contain 111,366 documents related to the study of the Presidency.