This blog is designed to help students and researchers using the US Studies collections held at the Vere Harmsworth Library, as well as to highlight the variety of resources that are available both in Oxford and more widely. Posts cover tips on using specific resources as well as guidance on resources available for specific subject areas.
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Published presidential papers are available for each of the Presidents of the US. Those will usually be public papers. Please search SOLO for precise holdings and locations for individual presidents.
Private papers are not usually published, but are held in the relevant Presidential library or other archives
Various American periodicals are also held in the Bodleian - search SOLO. Note that for some publications, BOD holds the European or International edition rather than the American one.
Early censuses are included in the US Congressional Serial Set (see under Government Publications)