AARC Public Library

The AARC Public Library is a collection of over 35,000 pages of reports, transcripts, and other documents relating to political assassinations. Many of these documents were recently declassified under the terms of the JFK Assassination Records Collection Act, whose mandate was carried out by the Assassination Records Review Board.

Use the table of contents to browse the collection and view its many reports, transcripts, and documents.

To learn more about the contents of the AARC Public Library and how to use this resource, see the library guide.


• Warren Commission Report, all 26 volumes of Hearings and Exhibits, Executive Session transcripts, and selected Warren Commission Documents and internal memos.
• House Select Committee on Assassinations (HSCA) Final Report and all 12 volumes of hearings and appendices.
• Other HSCA releases including "Lopez Report," Executive Session transcripts, and many transcripts of declassified testimony.
• All 14 published Church Committee reports.
•Grand Jury records from the Garrison investigation, and the transcript of the trial of Clay Shaw.
•Assassination Records Review Board Final Report, transcripts of medical depositions conducted by the ARRB, and other transcripts of testimony.
•Selected files of the FBI and CIA.
•Soviet documents handed to President Clinton by Boris Yeltsin, National Archives releases on JFK bullet fragment testing and the "sea burial" of the ceremonial casket, and other documents.

See a history of library additions.

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AARC public library digital holdings, listed by agency

JFK Assassination Collections

Warren Commission

Garrison Investigation

House Select Committee on Assassinations

Assassination Records Review Board

Selected FBI records

Selected CIA records

LBJ Library - Phone Calls

Other Agencies and Commissions


Church Committee & Rockefeller Commission Collections

Church Committee Reports

Rockefeller Commission Report