The Herbert Hoover Presidential Museum is now open daily to the public for viewing of the permanent galleries on the life and times of Herbert Hoover, tickets are available in person or online.

The Research Room is open to the public Monday through Friday, 9:00-12:00, and 12:30-4:15. Appointments are encouraged and can be made by calling (319) 643-5301 or via email: hoover.library@nara.gov.

Historical Materials: Microfilm

American Commission to Negotiate Peace: General records, 1918-31. Record Group 256, National Archives. 563 reels.

American Relief Administration: New York office newsletter, Volume 1, numbers 1-35, 1921-22. Herbert Hoover Presidential Library. 1 reel.

Arnold, Ralph: Papers, selected portion, 1920. Huntington Library. 1 reel.

Bewick, Moreing and Co.: Selected papers relating to Herbert Hoover, 1897-1926. Property of Bewick, Moreing & Co. 1 reel.

Board of Trade (London): Selected mining companies' materials, 1895-1921. Public Record Office (London). 2 reels.

Brandies, Louis D.: Papers, selected portion, 1912-33. University of Louisville. 8 reels.

Camp Rapidan Account Book of J. W. Yeager: 1931-34. University of Virginia. 1 reel.

Castle, William R., Jr.: Diaries, 1918-64. Harvard University. 12 reels.

Census: 1880, Cedar County, IA. Record Group 29, National Archives. 1 reel. 1900, Cedar County, IA. Record Group 29, National Archives. 1 reel. 1900, Hoovers in Iowa. Record Group 29, National Archives. 1 reel.

Commission for Relief in Belgium: London office press clippings, Volumes 1-136, 1914-February 1920. Herbert Hoover Presidential Library. 11 reels.

Commission for Relief in Belgium: New York office committee minutes and agenda, November 1915-November 1918. Herbert Hoover Presidential Library. 1 reel.

Coolidge, Calvin: President of the United States, 1923-29. Papers (selected portions), 1923-28. Library of Congress. 160 reels.

Coolidge, Calvin: Papers, President Personal Files, correspondence, 1922-32. Forbes Library. 12 reels.

Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service: Records from subject files relating to the First and Second Industrial Conferences, 1919-20. Record Group 280, National Archives. 1 reel.

Hale, George Ellery: Member, National Academy of Sciences, 1902-28; organizer and director, Mount Wilson Observatory, 1904-23. Papers,1890-1937 (correspondence with Herbert Hoover, 1920-33). Mount Wilson and Palomar Observatories. 18 reels.

Hamlin, Charles S.: Governor, 1914-16, member, 1916-36, special counsel, 1936-38, Federal Reserve Board. Diaries, 1929-March 24, 1933. Library of Congress. 4 reels.

Harding, Warren Gamaliel: President of the United States, 1921-23: Papers (selected portions), 1914-63. Ohio Historical Society. 203 reels.

Hoover, Herbert: Collection of foreign press coverage of Hoover's overseas trips in 1928, 1938, and 1946. Herbert Hoover Presidential Library. 4 reels.

Hoover, Herbert: Selected documents from 11 collections, 1920-64. New York Public Library. 1 reel.

Hoover, Herbert: Selected documents from 21 collections, 1914-64. State Historical Society of Wisconsin. 2 reels.

Hoover, Herbert: Presidential Appointment Books, 1929-33. Hoover Institution. 1 reel.

Hoover, Irwin H. (Ike): White House usher 1909-33. Papers (selected reels), 1929-33. Library of Congress. 4 reels

Hoover, Lou Henry and Dare Stark McMullin: "White House History, 1789-1933." Herbert Hoover Presidential Library. 1 reel.

Hoover, Theodore Jesse: Mining Engineer; brother of Herbert Hoover; professor of mining and metallurgy, Stanford University, 1919-36; dean of engineering, Stanford University, 1925-36; author of Memoranda, Being a Statement by an Engineer, (1939). Property of Theodore Jesse Hoover Family. 1 reel.

Kellogg, Frank B.: Diplomat, Secretary of State, 1925-29. Papers, 1890-1943. Minnesota Historical Society. 54 reels.

Labor Legislation: Papers of the American Association for Labor Legislation, 1920-40 (edited by Mary S. Arluck). Microfilming Corporation of America. 29 reels.

Lamont, Robert P.: Secretary of Commerce, 1929-32. Papers, 1929-32. Record Group 40, National Archives. 16 reels.

Manhattan Engineer District: Declassified "Top Secret" correspondence maintained by Maj. Gen. Leslie R. Groves, 1942-46. Record Group 77, National Archives. 5 reels.

Manhattan Project: Official history and documents, 1940-66. National Archives. 12 reels.

Myers, William Starr: Professor of politics, author: Diaries, 1918-53. Princeton University. 3 reels.

Nye, Gerald P.: Political cartoons relating to, 1928-41. Xerox Systems Center, Washington DC. 1 reel.

Oil: The Federal Investigations, 1919-33. University Publications of America. 2 reels.

O'Laughlin, John C.: Correspondence with Herbert Hoover, 1933-48. Library of Congress. 4 reels.

Pate, Maurice: Member, Commission for Relief in Belgium, 1916-17; American Relief Administration, European Children's Fund, 1919-22; Commission for Polish Relief, Inc., 1939-41. Scrapbooks, 1905-21, 1939-40. Herbert Hoover Presidential Library. 1 reel.

Recessions, Depressions and Economic Panics in American History: Reels 3 and 4, 1913, 1919-33. University Publications of America. 2 reels.

Reparation Commission: Papers of the Allied Powers, 1922-30. University Publications of America. 6 reels.

Roosevelt, Franklin D.-Winston Churchill: Messages and related materials, 1939-41. Franklin D. Roosevelt Library. 6 reels.

Sons of Gwalia, Ltd.: Letterpress Copybook, 1898-99 (correspondence of Herbert Hoover 1898). Herbert Hoover Presidential Library. 1 reel.

Stewart, Ethelbert: Statistician, U.S. Tariff Board, 1911; Chief Statistician, Children's Bureau, 1912-13; Chief Statistician, Bureau of Labor Statistics, 1913-19; U.S. Commissioner of Labor Statistics, 1920-32; Papers, 1877-1933. University of North Carolina Library. 2 reels.

Stimson, Henry L.: Papers and diaries, 1909-45 (selected reels). Yale University Library. 132 reels.

Stine, Oscar C.: Agricultural economist, Bureau of Agricultural Economics, 1921-46. Scrapbook of photographs, relating to Russian agriculture. Oscar C. Stine Family. 1 reel.

Strauss, Lewis L.: "A" and "B" correspondence files of Lewis L. Strauss Papers. 4 reels.

U.S. Department of Labor: General records relating to the First and Second Industrial Conferences, 1919-20 from the office files of Secretary William B. Wilson. Record Group 174, National Archives. 1 reel.

U.S. Department of State: Records Relating to Internal Affairs of: 1) Australia, 1910-44 , 36 reels. 2) Austria-Hungary, rolls 3 and 13, June 1912-20, 2 reels. 3) Belgium, 1910-29, 7 reels. 4) Russia, 1910-29, "Calamities & Disasters", 9 reels. Record Group 59, National Archives.

U.S. Department of State: Records Relating to Political Relations Between: 1) United States and Finland, 1940-44, 2 reels. 2) United States and Great Britain, 1910-29, 15 reels. Record Group 59, National Archives.

U.S. Department of State: World War II Collection of Seized Enemy. Records of the German Foreign Office Received by the Department of State, Selected Reels, 1833-1930, 14 reels. Records Record, Group 242, National Archives.

West Branch (IA) Friend's Records: Membership rolls, minutes, marriage records, and death records, 1850-1935. William Penn College, Oskaloosa, IA. 10 reels.

Wilder, Laura Ingalls: Author, Little House books. Manuscript drafts, 1894-1943. University of Missouri-Columbia. 3 reels.

NOTE: The Herbert Hoover Presidential Library has over 400 theses and dissertations on microfilm and in book form, the majority of which drew on the library's resources.

Historical Materials: Microfiche

Albright, Horace M.: Conservationist. Oral history, 1913-61. Columbia University. 10 cards.

Dooman, Eugene: Diplomat. Oral history, 1921-41. Columbia University. 2 cards.

Galpin, Perrin C.: Educator. Oral history, 1956. Columbia University. 1 card.

House Un-American Activities Committee: Appendix IX (from the Westbrook Pegler Papers). Herbert Hoover Presidential Library. 31 cards.

Jackson, Gardner: Public Official. Oral history, 1920-55. Columbia University. 9 cards.

Jones, Marvin: Jurist, legislator. Oral history, 1900-53. Columbia University. 16 cards.

Meyer, Eugene: Financier, newspaper executive. Oral history, 1920-53. Columbia University. 10 cards.

Reynolds, Jackson E.: Lawyer, banker. Oral history, 1896-1949. Columbia University. 2 cards.

Smith, H. Alexander: U.S. Senator. Oral history, 1905-54. Columbia University. 7 cards.

Stine, Oscar C.: Agricultural economist. Oral history, 1889-1948. Columbia University. 5 cards.

Williams, James T., Jr.: Editor. Oral history, 1900-53. Columbia University. 11 cards.

Wilson, Milburn L.: Agriculturist. Oral history, 1890-1956. Columbia University. 23 cards.

Wood, Robert E.: Executive, government official. Oral history, 1901-61. Columbia University. 2 cards.