The Reagan Library Research Room will be closed on Monday & Tuesday, December 24-25, 2012 and Tuesday, January 1, 2013. The Research Room will be open normal hours, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., on Monday, December 31, 2012.

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As a Presidential library administered by the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), the Reagan Library, under the authority of the Presidential Records Act, is the repository of presidential records for President Reagan’s administration.  Our holdings include 50 million pages of presidential documents, over 1.6 million photographs, a half million feet of motion picture film and tens of thousands of audio and video tapes.  Additionally, the Library houses personal papers collections including documents from Reagan’s eight years as governor of California.  Information on accessing all of these records, including how to file a Freedom of Information Act request, can be found in our Research section.

The links below can help you navigate through our holdings to identify what is currently open and available for research:


Research – Accessing material and doing research

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Quick Reference – Compilation of ready reference material on frequent reference topics designed to help you quickly find what you need.


Textual Collections ‑ Finding aids for presidential records, Governor’s Papers and other Personal Papers collections.


Photographs and Audiovisual Holdings –Inventories of the Library’s audiovisual holdings and select public domain photographs


Speeches and Public Statements – Searchable database of President Reagan’s public speeches and statements as well as an Index of Reagan’s Major Speeches throughout his political career


If you need to find information related to President Reagan or the Reagan Library not listed here, please contact us so that we may help you.


Research room hours and visitor information.


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Special Announcement

The Reagan Library, in collaboration with the Reagan Foundation and D23: The Official Disney Fan Club, will feature the largest ever temporary exhibit, D23 Presents Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives.

Over 500 historic artifacts - rarely or never before seen by the public - including props, set pieces, photos, costumes and more, covering nearly nine decades of Disney history from Steamboat Willie to Pirates of the Caribbean are on display!

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