Other Resources

Research Guides by Subject

Guides to the JFK Library archives’ holdings on popular research topics, including links to finding aids and digitized content as well as internal and external resources.

JFK Speeches

Volunteer-created transcripts of selected John F. Kennedy speeches covering his entire political career, with links to any related digitized archival materials.

Press Conferences

Transcriptions of John F. Kennedy’s Presidential press conferences, with links to stream or download audio recordings for each conference.


“Mapping JFK's 1960 Campaign” uses Google Maps to follow John F. Kennedy’s Presidential campaign trail. If JFK visited your town during his campaign, you can share your stories, photos, and memorabilia by pinning them to our site.


Lists of secondary sources curated by archivists at the JFK Library and organized by topic, covering people and events represented in the archives’ holdings.

NARA Catalog

Public online catalog for searching/discovering the archival and published holdings of the National Archives, including its presidential libraries.

Presidential Daily Diaries

Explore Presidential Daily Diaries, the official record of the presidents’ travel, meetings, and telephone calls, on archives.gov. The Presidential Daily Diaries include daily appointments calendars, lists of attendees at official functions, and passenger manifests for presidential transport.

Executive Orders

National Archives and Records Administration summaries of each of the 214 Executive Orders issued by John F. Kennedy, organized by year.

FBI Files: The Vault

Records digitized by the FBI, including the agency’s files on Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr., Robert F. Kennedy, Edward M. Kennedy, and other significant figures of the 20th century, such as Eleanor Roosevelt and Martin Luther King, Jr.