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GIMMS Guide to U.S. Presidents

A guide to the documents of United States Presidents.

Washington, George, 1732-1799, 1st President, served 1789-1797

Adams, John, 1735-1826, 2nd President, served 1797-1801

Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826, 3rd President, served 1801-1809

Papers of Thomas Jefferson

Other Resources

Madison, James, 1751-1836, 4th President, served 1809-1817

Monroe, James, 1758-1831, 5th President, served 1817-1825

Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848, 6th President, served 1825-1829

John Quincy Adams was the son of John Adams (2nd U.S. President). For more of the Adams family papers, see John Adams, above.

Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845, 7th President, served 1829-1837

Van Buren, Martin, 1782-1862, 8th President, served 1837-1841

Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841, 9th President, served 1841-1841

Tyler, John, 1790-1862, 10th President, served 1841-1845

Polk, James K., 1795-1849, 11th President, served 1845-1849

Taylor, Zachary, 1784-1850, 12th President, served 1849-1850

Fillmore, Millard, 1800-1874, 13th President, served 1850-1853

Pierce, Franklin, 1804-1869, 14th President, served 1853-1857

Buchanan, James, 1791-1868, 15th President, served 1857-1861

Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865, 16th President, served 1861-1865

Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875, 17th President, served 1865-1869

Grant, Ulysses S., 1822-1885, 18th President, served 1869-1877

Garfield, James A., 1831-1881, 20th President, served 1881-1881

Arthur, Chester A., 1829-1886, 21st President, served 1881-1885

Note: According to his wishes, many of Arthur's papers were destroyed upon his death.

Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908, 22nd, 24th President, served 1885-1889, 1893-1897

Harrison, Benjamin, 1833-1901, 23rd President, served 1889-1893

McKinley, William, 1843-1901, 25th President, served 1897-1901

Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919, 26th President, served 1901-1909

Taft, William H., 1857-1930, 27th President, served 1909-1913

Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924, 28th President, served 1913-1921

Harding, Warren G., 1865-1923, 29th President, served 1921-1923

Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933, 30th President, served 1923-1929

Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964, 31st President, served 1929-1933

Roosevelt, F.D.

Roosevelt, Franklin D., 1882-1945, 32nd President, served 1933-1945

Map Room Files of President Roosevelt, 1941-1945

Guides for these microfilm sets are shelved in Microforms Reference under the same call numbers.

Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972, 33rd President, served 1945-1953

Eisenhower, Dwight D., 1890-1969, 34th President, served 1953-1961

Kennedy, John F., 1917-1963, 35th President, served 1961-1963

Johnson, Lyndon B., 1908-1973, 36th President, served 1963-1969

Nixon, Richard, 1913-1994, 37th President, served 1969-1974

Ford, Gerald R., 1913-2006, 38th President, served 1974-1977

Carter, Jimmy, 1924- , 39th President, served 1977-1981

Reagan, Ronald, 1911-2004, 40th President, served 1981-1989

Bush, George H.W., 1924-2018 , 41st President, served 1989-1993

Clinton, William [Bill], 1946- , 42nd President, served 1993-2001

Bush, George W., 1946- , 43rd President, served 2001-2009

Obama, Barack, 1961- , 44th President, served 2009-2017

Trump, Donald J., 1946- , 45th president, served 2017-2021

Biden, Joseph R., Jr., 1942- , 46th President, served 2021-