Digital Library

President Reagan Signing H.R. 4170 the Deficit
Reduction Act of 1984 in the oval office, 7/18/84

The Reagan Digital Library is a virtual research room and digital repository that provides free and open access to the digitized collections of the Ronald W. Reagan Presidential Library & Museum to everyone, anywhere in the world.

Whether you are a lover of history, a student working on a school project, or a scholar, the Reagan Digital Library allows you to browse through archival documents, just as you could if you came to the Library’s research room in-person. 

Digitized photographs and contact sheets and inventories of audio and video recordings are available on the Audiovisual collection page. Some videos from the Administration are available on our YouTube Channel.

Speeches, public messages, statements, and news conference remarks are available in the Public Papers of the President.

For directions on how to cite Reagan Library records, visit our citation guidelines page. 


Declassified Documents

National Security Council

Executive Secretariat

National Security Decision Directives (NSDDs)

National Security Study Directives (NSSDs)

Chile Declassification Project

September, 2016 Documents Released

Argentina Declassification Project

December, 2016 Documents Released

Staff and Office Collections

Chief of Staff

Howard Baker

James Cicconi

Deputy Chief of Staff

Michael Deaver

National Security Affairs, Office of Assistant to the President

Richard Allen

Office of the President

The President's Daily Diary

Presidential Briefing Papers

White House Counsel

John G. Roberts Jr., Associate Counsel

Gubernatorial Collections

Governor's Papers of the Press Unit

Topic Guides

Alito, Samuel

Assassination Attempt on the President

Soviet Union



The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration: Ronald Reagan Presidential Library & Museum
1-805 577-4000 or 1-800-410-8354