Presidential Libraries

Institutions that are typically more like museums or archives than libraries, containing the papers and sometimes exhibits about a given U.S. president and his administration. In the U.S., there is a nationwide network of such libraries, administered by the Office of Presidential Libraries which is part of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA).

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Institutions that are typically more like museums or archives than libraries, containing the papers and sometimes exhibits about a given U.S. president and his administration. In the U.S., there is a nationwide network of such libraries, administered by the Office of Presidential Libraries which is part of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA).

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300312301. The J. Paul Getty Trust.