Reagan Presidential Library
The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library is part of the presidential library
system administered by the National Archives. This is the major source
of primary documents on Ronald Reagan and has a vast amount of material
online, particularly from the beginning of his presidency until April
1986. There is a chronological listing of documents as well as a search
The library's other resources, including videos of
speeches, White House exit interviews, lists of photographs and a variety
of facts from Reagan's personal life and presidency. This site also
links to the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation.
Reagan Presidential Foundation
The mission of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation is to complete
President Reagan's unfinished work and to promote the timeless principles
that he championed: individual liberty, economic opportunity, global democracy
and national pride.
The website discusses
the museum's holdings and gives a sample of its exhibits. There is also
a gift shop and requests for donations. It is more of an advertisement
than a source for information; however, it is still important to include
our close friends at the Reagan Foundation.
This site also contains
of handwritten notes by Reagan.
Reagan Legacy Project
The Reagan Legacy Project was formed in 1997 as a project of Americans
for Tax Reform, a national taxpayer advocacy organization, itself started
in 1986 to promote President Reagan's historic Tax Reform Act of that
year. Grover Norquist heads this project.
The mission of the
Ronald Reagan Legacy Project is to honor the legacy of our 40th president,
Ronald Reagan. The Reagan Legacy Project aims to fulfill its mission by
naming significant public landmarks after President Reagan in the 50 states
and over 3,000 counties of the United States, as well as in formerly communist
countries across the world.
This website has several of Reagan's speeches and plans to have several
photos. It also includes current dedications to Reagan as well as state
and national legislation concerning his legacy.
Young America's Foundation's Reagan Ranch Program will teach new generations
of students about Reagan's leadership and enduring legacy. Dedicated to
the principles of freedom, limited government and respect for traditional
American values like patriotism, courage and personal responsibility,
Young America's Foundation believes that it is Reagan's dedication to
precisely these principles that made him one of the greatest presidents
in our nation's history.
The website itself has a nice virtual tour of Rancho del Cielo as well
as a great deal of information about Reagan's beloved ranch. Additionally,
there is a small tribute page to Reagan.
This is the official White House page about Ronald Reagan. It contains a brief biography of Ronald Reagan and of Nancy Reagan
W. Reagan - Presidential Library and Museum Bookstore
This is part of the main Library and Foundation located in Simi Valley, California. See above for links to the Library and Foundation. While this site does not contain a good deal of pertinent information, it is useful to inform people about holdings of the Presidential Library and Museum.
American President Website
According to the website, this is a dramatically enhanced version of the existing AmericanPresident.org website. It is developed and maintained by the Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University of Virginia the nation's leading research institute for the study of the American presidency. Launched originally in 2000 as the online companion to "The American President" -- the six-part PBS television series produced by Kunhardt Productions -- AmericanPresident.org is now an even more engaging and informative resource on the history of the presidency and the nature of contemporary policymaking. There is a good deal of basic info about Reagan and his life as well as the major events and themes of the his presidency.
American Enterprise Institute
National Review's Full Coverage
The Young America's Foundation has prepared a special tribute website to Ronald Reagan and his life.