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Congressional Serial Set, 1817-1980


Digital reproduction of the House and Senate Documents and the House and Senate Reports bound by session of Congress. Includes committee reports on bills and other matters, executive communications and publications, treaty materials, journals, and some non-governmental publications.

Access Locations: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), All Branch Libraries

Subjects: Government and Law; Law; History; United States History; Political Science
(Bolded items are subjects for which this is a recommended resource)

Notes: In addition, through the 19th century the Serial Set also included publications of the executive departments relating to important public issues. The database offers full text searching capabilities as well as number searches along with full color images of maps, illustrations, and tables. Resource also features browsing by subject, publication category, committee or Congress. When complete in 2009, the database will offer approximately 13,800 volumes and over 12 million pages in searchable full-text.

Dates of Coverage: Content will be added in an ongoing basis until the project is completed, eventually covering publications from the 15th through the 96th Congresses (1817-1980).

Update Frequency: Continuously

Print Equivalent: NYPL has print equivalent. Check the Library Catalog for details.

Provider: Readex

Format: Web