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History Research Guide

A guide to help you navigate the many history resources in the IU Libraries

This page is currently being revised. Please reach out if you can't find what you're looking for.

Also check out the Libraries' Government Information, Maps and Microform Services Department and their guides (listed under the "other guides" tab below).

This list focuses on digitized documents, most of which are freely available to anyone on the internet. The Government Information, Maps, and Microform Services Department maintains a more comprehensive list, which includes published books, microforms, and links to non-digitized collections. See also The American Presidency Project for more resources.

George Washington to Andrew Jackson:
Martin Van Buren to James Buchanan:
Abraham Lincoln to Herbert Hoover:
Franklin Delano Roosevelt to Donald Trump:
See also the foreign relations tab:
The Government Documents Department maintains numerous guides with resources that may be of use to researchers: