The searchable database was created using a variety of original archival sources of information about the President’s daily activities. These sources include the White House Usher’s Log, the White House Stenographer’s Diary, Press Conference records, and the diary of Grace Tully (the President’s personal secretary). Beside each entry in the database, the source of the information is noted by abbreviation, identified in this chart:
|USH||White House Usher’s Log *fully digitized|
|STE||White House Stenographer’s Diary *fully digitized|
|TU||Grace Tully Appointment Diary|
|TRP||Official File (OF) 200: Trips of the President|
|PAI||President’s Appointment Index|
|PR||Press Conferences of Franklin D. Roosevelt|
|WSC||Winston S. Churchill Messages|
|PP||Public Papers and Addresses of FDR|
|LOR||Original Pare Lorentz Chronology|
|PRI||Other Printed Resources|
|FR||Foreign Relations of the United States series|
You can Contact the Archives for more information about the sources described above.
** Please note that the source transcripts used in the database were created for reference purposes.
Because errors can occur in data entry, we encourage you to review and cite to the original sources.