Research

The Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum, and Boyhood Home is part of the Presidential Libraries System administered by the National Archives and Records Administration.
  1. Plan a Research Visit

    Find answers to all of your questions about conducting research at the Eisenhower Library and Museum.

  2. Research Support Services

  3. Research Travel Grant

    The Eisenhower Foundation Abilene Travel Grants Program assists scholars’ research of primary sources in the Eisenhower Presidential Library in such fields as history, government, economics, communications, and international affairs.

  4. Finding Aids

    Finding aids vary considerably in size and detail. Some consist of annotated container (folder title) lists; but the container lists for most have extensive annotations following each folder title, indicating the subjects documented by the folder.

  5. Subject Guides

    These topical subject guides are intended to facilitate research in the Eisenhower Presidential Library’s holdings. The guides are intended to supplement but not replace the finding aids currently available for the Library's collections.

  6. Related Reading

    Want to learn more about Ike? Check out a list of written works that we recommend.

  7. Manuscripts

    View a variety of manuscripts online, as well as finding aids and subject guides.

  8. Photographs

    The audiovisual collection of the Eisenhower Presidential Library holds a substantial collection of photographic prints. This collection offers a significant, primary documentary resource relating to the life and times of Dwight D. Eisenhower.

  9. Audio

    Learn how to find audio materials in the Library's collection of audiovisual records.

  10. Film

    Learn how to find video materials in the Library's collection of audiovisual records.

  11. Oral Histories

    The oral history collection has been built upon two major components: the Eisenhower Presidential Library's own interviews, and transcripts acquired through a cooperative arrangement with Columbia University's Oral History Project.

  12. Artifacts

    Check out featured artifacts from the Eisenhower era.

  13. Links of Interest

    Find web links to Eisenhower Legacy Organizations and other helpful resources.

  14. Fee Schedule (PDF)

    View a schedule of fees for document reproductive services provided by the Eisenhower Library.