The Center for Presidential History produces and supports research on the history of the American presidency, broadly conceived. Learn more.
The CPH aims to function as a central hub for the most current and innovative research in Presidential History through three methods:
The Collective Memory Project (CMP) is an ongoing oral history project, dedicated to enhancing the historical and archival record of various presidential administrations.
The CPH films interviews with members of presidential administrations, as well as both public officials and private citizens who played important roles during those administrations. These interviews are transcribed and prepared for both future online presentation as well as archival storage. Learn more.
You can explore our first live project on the oft-overlooked, yet pivotal election cycle of 2004 by clicking here.