Presidential Libraries and Museums

Presidential Libraries and Museums

by Christian A. Nappo

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Overview

Presidential libraries and museums are national monuments dedicated to the memories of men who served as America’s commander-in-chief. There are twenty-five (soon to be twenty-six) presidential libraries and museums.

Following an introductory overview of presidential libraries and museums and their history, comprehensive entries of each site are arranged from George Washington to George W. Bush, with information included about the current plans for Barack Obama’s library. Each entry contains information on:

  • Location and history
  • Endowments
  • Opening hours, number of visitors, and other facts
  • Collections and permanent exhibits


This first reference guide to all twenty-five libraries and museums is a ready reference providing readers with quick and reliable information.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781442271364
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 01/23/2018
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 262
File size: 17 MB
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About the Author

Christian A. Nappo teaches for the Lee County, Florida, School District and holds an MA in library and information science from the University of South Florida. He also holds an MS in criminal justice from the University of Alabama and an MA in history from the University of Nebraska–Kearney. His previous publication The Librarians of Congress was published by Rowman & Littlefield in 2016.

Table of Contents

List of Libraries by State
Introduction: A Brief History of Presidential Libraries and Museums
1. Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington and the Donald W. Reynolds Museum Education Center at Mount Vernon
2. John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
3. James Monroe Museum and Memorial Library
4. Stone Library at the Adams National Historical Park
5. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
6. President Andrew Johnson Museum and Library
7. Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library
8. Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library and Museums
9. Research Library at the Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site
10. William McKinley Presidential Library and Museum
11. Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum
12. Calvin Coolidge Presidential Library and Museum at the Forbes Library
13. Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum
14. Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum
15. Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum
16. Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum, and Boyhood Home
17. John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum
18. Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library and Museum
19. Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum
20. Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library and Museum
21. Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum
22. Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum
23. George Bush Presidential Library and Museum
24. William J. Clinton Presidential Library and Museum
25. George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum
26. Future Presidential Libraries and Museums

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