Citations should identify items clearly, specify their file locations, and end with reference to the Ronald Reagan Library.  Citation examples for different collections are listed below:


For the WHORM Subject File:


Letter, Ronald Reagan to Daniel James, Feb. 6, 1984, ID #183417, ND016, WHORM:

Subject File, Ronald Reagan Library


For the WHORM Alpha File:


Telegram, Daniel K. Inouye to George P. Shultz, March 7, 1985, folder "Inouye, Daniel K.," WHORM: Alpha File, Ronald Reagan Library


For Staff Member and Office File collections:


Memo, Elizabeth Dole to Edwin Meese, Sept. 5, 1984, folder "Air Traffic Control (AT 6605),"

box OA 11850, Edwin Meese Files, Ronald Reagan Library


For Ronald Reagan Governor’s Papers:


Public Opinion Poll, by Republican National Committee, April 29, 1968, folder “Polls: 1968

(1 of 2),” Box 16, Research Unit, Ronald Reagan Governor’s Papers, Ronald Reagan Library.


Report, “Program Standards for Early and Periodic Screening: Medi-Screen,” folder, ibid,

Box H27, Agency Library, Health and Welfare Agency, Ronald Reagan Governor’s Papers, Ronald Reagan Library.


For Reagan Library Website:


Ronald Reagan Presidential Library.  “Chronology of Ronald Reagan’s Presidency, 1979-89.” 

/archives/reference/preschrono.html (accessed 18 May 2005)


“Remarks on East-West Relations at the Brandenburg Gate in West Berlin June 12, 1987.”  

The Public Papers of President Ronald W. Reagan.  Ronald Reagan Presidential Library.  /archives/speeches/1987/061287d.htm (accessed 18 May 2005)


For Vertical File:


Use a citation format appropriate for the original publication but include [Reference Copy from Vertical File, Ronald Reagan Library]


For Oral Histories:


Audio tape, WH exit interview with Edwin Harper, July 5, 1983, Oral History – WH Exit Interviews, Ronald Reagan Library


For the Student Research File:


Memo, Fred F. Fielding to James A. Baker III, June 15, 1983, ID # 68, Student Research Files: PATCO, Ronald Reagan Library