RESEARCH

 

Welcome to the archives of the William J. Clinton Presidential Library, a part of the Presidential Library System of the National Archives & Records Administration.

The archives at the Clinton Presidential Library comprises approximately 78 million pages of official records, 20 million emails, 2.6 million photographs, 12,400 videotapes, and over 5,900 audio recordings documenting the life and career of the 42nd president of the United States. The staff at the Clinton Presidential Library work to organize, describe, preserve, and provide these records and ensure their longevity for years to come.

The research room is open year-round, Monday through Friday from 9:00 to 4:30 and is closed on all Federal holidays. The research room is closed daily from 12:00-1:00 pm to facilitate lunch.

For any inquiries or questions about researching at the archives, visiting the Library & Center, accessing audio/visual holdings or documents either in-person or online, please check the various links and sections below, or email us at clinton.library@nara.gov

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Archives

Research Guide

Plan a research visit, find information about requesting records, reproductions, and citing resources.

Digital Library

Research holdings from the Clinton Presidential Library, including finding aids, digitized collections including documents and audio/visual records.

Clinton Administration Bibliography

A list of books, thesis, dissertations, manuscripts, and articles related to President Bill Clinton and the Clinton Administration.

Audio Visual Collections

Photos, video, and audio recordings. Information about reproductions, requests, and access to the collections.

National Archives Catalog

Browse collections uploaded to NARA’s online Catalog

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

Learn about and submit a FOIA request online for records not yet released for research.

Mandatory Declassification Review

Request a declassification review of a classified document.

Helpful Research Links

Need assistance? Check out this guide.

FAQ

Completely lost? Click here for help!

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Research Room