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Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774-Present


Provides biographical information on the more than 13,000 persons who have served in the United States Congress, including those who served in the Continental Congress.

Access Locations: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), All Branch Libraries, Outside the Library

Subjects: Government and Law; Biography; Reference

Notes: Search by Congressional member name, position, and state. Also included are territorial delegates, resident commissioners, and U.S. Vice Presidents. Also contains images from Congressional photo collections, information on related research collections including personal and business papers and oral histories, as well as bibliographies from related publications.

Dates of Coverage: 1774-present

Print Equivalent: For the print equivalent of this title, see Biographical directory of the American Congress, 1774-1996 (Alexandria, Va. : CQ Staff Directories, Inc.).

Format: Web