Notice to General Public and Reagan LIbrary Researchers on Closures


We're sorry. Due to the coronavirus public health emergency, the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library & Museum will be closed to the public beginning March 14th until further notice. We will continue to respond to written reference requests at Please check our website, or  for updates on our operating hours and status.

All public events at the Reagan Library facilities are cancelled until further notice. Where possible, we will conduct public events and outreach activities online and through virtual meetings. For online education information, please see our educational resources.

Notice to NARA Researchers and FOIA Requestors

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and pursuant to guidance received from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), NARA has adjusted its normal operations to balance the need of completing its mission-critical work while also adhering to the recommended social distancing for the safety of our staff.  As a result of this re-prioritization of activities, you may experience a delay in receiving an initial acknowledgment as well as a substantive response to your reference or FOIA request or appeal.  We apologize for this inconvenience and appreciate your understanding and patience.  Read more on how NARA is addressing COVID-19 (coronavirus)

RESEARCHERS: Please see a "Letter to Researchers" from the Archivist of the United States for a further update.



Federal Records, 1980-1989 

Below is a listing of Federal records held at the Reagan Library.  The largest holdings are the 1980 and 1985 Inaugural Committees and the remainder of the material is for task forces and commissions usually created by the President but run as federal task forces. The Library also has a large collection of published materials from various agencies. 

Some collections are fully available for research. Access to closed material is through the Freedom of Information Act.

For more information regarding these files please e-mail us:

List of Federal Records

1981 Presidential Inaugural Committee: Records, 1980-1981

1985 Presidential Inaugural Committee: Records, 1984-1985

President's Task Force on the American Outdoors

President's Task Force on International Private Enterprise

President's Task Force on Private Sector Initiatives

List of Federal Publications

Federal Agency Telephone Books, 1981-1989

Department of Defense Publications, 1981-1989

Department of State. Office of the Historian, 1981-1989