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Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library archival holdings include more than 25 million pages of documents, about 450,000 photographs, and thousands of audiotapes, videotapes, and films. This page provides links to assist researchers in making use of this material to learn more about President Ford's life and career and the Ford presidency.
- Who may use the Library's research collections?
- Where is the Library?
- Where can I stay while visiting the Library?
- When is the Library open?
- What are the Research Room rules and policies?
- What research grants are available to support my research?
- How can I do research by mail or hire a research assistant?
- Which collections can I see in digital form on this web site?
- How do I find the holdings that I need?
- Are all the papers open to research?
- Must I make advance arrangements to see certain open collections?
- How can I request declassification?