Primary Source Spotlight: U.S. Presidential Inaugurations


“I Do Solemnly Swear…” U.S. Presidential Inaugurations primary source sets

“I Do Solemnly Swear…” Inaugural Materials from the Collections of the Library of Congress online exhibition

Inaugurations: Stepping into History presentation

Select historical newspaper articles

An Inaugural Poem March 4, 1865

Inauguration images

Inaugural maps

Inauguration sheet music


Inauguration printed documents & ephemera

Inauguration Day texts

Modern-day legislation related to inaugurations

Learning resources

Library blog posts

Related resources