Franklin Delano RooseveltMore Online Resources

The following resources are intended to aid you in your research with historical materials. We hope to provide avenues for exploring the historical context of FDR's presidency and to offer assistance in approaching archival research.

To search for primary source materials in the FDR Library's Archives, please visit Search Our Collections. Resources geared toward educators and school-age students are available through the Education portion of this website

Historical and Biographical:

Day by Day

Search FDR's Calendar

"Day by Day" is an interactive timeline of the Roosevelt presidency, featuring digital versions of FDR's original White House schedules and many additional archival resources.

Special Topics -- Online features about important topics presenting materials from the FDR Library's rich historical collections

Roosevelt Facts and Figures -- A quick reference for learning about the life and times of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt

Search FDR's Calendar -- "Day by Day:" An interactive chronology of the Franklin D. Roosevelt presidency

Roosevelt Genealogy -- Family history of both
Franklin Delano and Anna Eleanor Roosevelt

Public Papers of FDR -- Full text online versions of fireside chats, public messages, news conferences, and more hosted by the American Presidency Project 

The New Deal in Action -- Listings of public works projects sponsored by the New DealEleanor Roosevelt and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Guide to New Deal Resources at the FDR Library -- Describes the various historical manuscript collections available for research on the topic of the New Deal

Eleanor Roosevelt Project -- Search Eleanor Roosevelt's writings and media commentary on democracy and human rights

Foreign Relations of the US (FRUS) -- Fully digitized version of this extensive publication of selected US State Department records

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About Research at the FDR Library:

Research Services -- Information on research support, reproduction policies, and more

Citation and Copyright -- Information on legal use restrictions for materials in the FDRL Archives

Plan a Research Visit -- Prepare for your trip to the FDR Presidential Library

FAQs — Research at the FDR Library -- Where to go, what to bring, all your questions answered

Research Grants -- Financial assistance provided by the Roosevelt Institute

Guide to Federal Records -- at the US National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)

ARC Database -- Research catalog of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)

Collections at Other Repositories -- Find Roosevelt era manuscripts housed at other institutions

Contact the Archives --Contact the archives staff with your research question or to inquire about our holdings