TCSPP-049-006-p0101 (crop): Map Showing Range of Cuban Missiles, c. October 1962

Search our Collections

Search or browse our archival collections and holdings, with links to collection abstracts, collection finding aids (guides), and, where available, digitized collection content.

JFKWHP-ST-C310-5-63 (crop): President Kennedy Views Whiskeytown Dam, 28 September 1963

About our Collections

Learn about our archival collections documenting the life, work, and legacy of John F. Kennedy, including presidential records, personal papers, oral history interviews, audiovisual materials, museum artifacts, and more.

EH06670P (crop): Ernest Hemingway Sitting on a Dock next to his Boat, Pilar, c. 1930s

Ernest Hemingway Collection

Explore the Ernest Hemingway Papers and other collections related to the life and literary career of the Nobel Prize-winning author.

JFKPP-027-017-p0002 (crop): Profiles in Courage, Draft of Chapter 1 (p. 1), "Courage and Politics," with Handwritten Notations by John F. Kennedy, c. 1955

Onsite Research

Learn useful tips in preparation for your research visit to the Kennedy Library, including our hours of operation, how to find us, online resources to explore beforehand, and more.

JFKWHSFSLF-013-004 (crop): Menu, Nobel Prize Winners Dinner, 29 April 1962

Research Services

Become familiar with our research services, policies, and procedures related to interlibrary loan, reproduction of materials, citing and crediting our holdings, donating archival materials, submitting online research requests, and more.

JFKWHSFHW-002-012-p0016 (crop): "The Case of Martin Luther King," John F. Kennedy Presidential Campaign Pamphlet (p. 2), c. 1960

Research Aids

Search our topical research guides and a range of other ready-reference tools including: John F. Kennedy quotations, speeches, legislation, and presidential milestones; biographical information about Kennedy Administration officials, staff, and family members; and much more.

JFKPOF-086-003-p0021 (crop): Peace Corps: First Annual Report (p. 21), c. July 1962

Research Fellowships & Grants

Learn about the various research fellowships and grants offered by the Kennedy Library Foundation in support of original scholarship that makes use of the archival holdings of the Kennedy Library.

Inaugural Committees Records, Box 42, Folder 11 (source): Ticket to the Inauguration of the President and the Vice President of the United States, 20 January 1961

Archives Blog

View our blog, "Archivally Speaking," which offers a closer look at the collections and activities of the Kennedy Library Archives, including openings of newly-processed and digitized holdings.