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Government Documents - President, Executive Office of the President: Vice President

Guide to our holdings of presidential publications, including presidential papers, executive orders and proclamations, the Office of Management and Budget, and presidential agencies and commissions.

About the agency

The Vice President succeeds the president if he or she dies or is unable to serve. Vice presidential elections are held every four years. The Vice President also serves as the president of the United States Senate.

Our holdings

Government Documents has a small collection of documents issued under the office of the Vice President (PRVP). They are fully cataloged and searchable in OneSearch.


Papers of vice presidents

Papers of vice presidents who later became president are kept with their presidential papers. National Archives has the papers of vice presidents Gore and Cheney. Papers of other vice presidents who never served as president are available in various places. 

Books about the vice presidency and specific VPs

To search the book catalog for books about the vice presidency, you may use the subject heading

Vice presidents -- United States

To search for a specific vice president, search by subject using last name first, e.g., 

Cheney, Richard B.

Subject Guide

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