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Major Resources

Historical Publications of the United States Congress

American State Papers (1789-1859) 

Contain the legislative and executive documents of Congress

​U.S. Serial Set Index (1789-1969)
Index to Congressional journals and reports, departmental reports and statistical publications, selected reports of nongovernmental agencies. Available through:​

How to find documents noted in the Serial Set Index:

Miscellaneous US Government Resources

Foreign Relations of the US

Frequently Requested US Government Resources

Congressional Record - Debates and Proceedings of United States Congress
Congressional Record Index
Congressional Committee Hearings

A hearing is a meeting or session of a Senate, House, Joint, or Special Committee of Congress to obtain information and opinions on proposed legislation, conduct an investigation, or evaluate/oversee the activities of a government department or the implementation of a Federal law. In addition, hearings may also be purely exploratory in nature, providing testimony and data about topics of current interest

Congressional Information Service (1970 - present)

Committee hearings, Senate executive reports and documents, committee prints, House and Senate reports, documents, and special publications. All documents covered by the CIS ANNUAL are included in this collection, with the exception of interim calendars. 

  • 1992-present: GOV DOC US1 02 0001 - Rutherford N Fl 2 Micro
  • 1971-1991: GOV DOC US1 02 0001 - Book and Record Depository 
  • CIS Annual - Index to Congressional Information Service documents KF 49 C57 [1970-    ] - Rutherford N Flr1 Reference
Congressional Research Service
Congressional Testimony by Federal Document Clearing House
Political Transcripts by CQ 
Government Press Releases by Federal Document Clearing House 

US Statistics​