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On January 31, 2017, the helicopter site will be closed due to maintenance.Learn More

National Archives Recognizes Four Historians Who Shaped the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum
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The New Nixon Library is open to the public!
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Education Tours Resume!
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New Materials Release

On January 18, 2017, the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum opened additional Nixon Presidential Materials, which were declassified in response to researcher requests and through systematic processing.

Declassified Documents

Over 5,000 pages were processed under mandatory declassification, and over 12,000 pages under systematic review for this opening. Among them are documents relating to the President's Daily Brief (PDB), Vietnam, Chile, and the Middle East.

View the mandatory declassification review finding aid, the systematic review finding aid, or selected documents









2016 was the 225th anniversary of the Bill of Rights. The National Archives has created an array of informative and entertaining resources for finding out more about the U.S. Constitution and how it is amended "in order to form a more perfect union."
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On December 6, 2016, the Nixon Library released 13,000 pages of official White House materials of Alexander Butterfield, former Deputy Assistant to President Nixon. These materials had been privately maintained by Butterfield until early 2016, when the National Archives took custody of them, to review under the Presidential Recordings and Materials Preservation Act of 1974.

Learn more about the collection by reading the press release, Questions and Answers, and the collection finding aid

Documents containing original handwriting of President Nixon can be found in our Virtual Library


Nixon throught the lens

Campaign 1972:
Nixon Through the Lens
Campaign 1972: Nixon Through the Lens is a presentation of memorable images from the 1972 Presidential Campaign by photographer Ollie Atkins. The project was produced by Library staff and presented by the
Google Cultural Institute.
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This project is part of a larger presentation, “American Democracy.” To see all 73 virtual exhibits, which include other Presidential Libraries. Learn More
The President and the King
On December 21, 1970, the White House hosted one of the most historic intersections of pop culture and politics in the twentieth century. Visit our Nixon and Elvis page for photographs and other resources relating to this unforgettable meeting.
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The Watergate Gallery is now open.
Explore the evidence behind the Watergate Gallery.
Tour the old Watergate Gallery
Watch the opening Ceremony