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Presidential Documents: Presidential Documents

This guide contains information related to the Office of the President of the United States.

 

Types of Documents

Executive Orders are signed documents, numbered consecutively, through which the President of the United States manages the operations of the Federal Government.

Proclamations are signed documents, numbered consecutively, through which the President of the United States communicates information on holidays, commemorations, special observances, and trade.

Administrative orders are unnumbered signed documents through which the President of the United States conducts the administrative operations of the Federal Government. Administrative orders include but are not limited to memoranda, notices, determinations, letters, and messages.

Compilation of Presidential Documents

Presidential memoranda

Presidential proclamations

Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States

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