Boyd Presidential Collection
The collection contains more than 2,500 volumes by and about United States Presidents, First Ladies, and presidential candidates. Important primary source materials are available, such as collections of presidential papers (including volumes from the United States Government Printing Office's series, The Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States), presidential correspondence, and presidential diaries. Biographies by the finest historians are represented as well. Materials are included from each President's term in office, as well as from their lives prior to and after serving as President.
Works and papers by prominent candidates for the American presidency are included, as well as coverage of American First Ladies. There is material about every President in the collection. There are particularly strong holdings for George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson, and Franklin Roosevelt.