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Government Documents for History Research: U. S. Government Resources

A general purpose guide for history students highlighting major federal and state resources germane to researching topics in U.S. history. Includes links and descriptions of heavily trafficked resources.

United States - Print Materials Available in Forsyth Library

Most items with call numbers are available in the Government Documents Department on the upper level of the Forsyth Library.

American State Papers - print located after Z 2.4 and before the Serial Set)

Annals of Congress - (microfilm - first floor) X/Appendix

Colonial Records of Connecticut - DOC CT G 32.5: (sd)

Congressional Globe - X Cong,/Sess. pt.

Congressional Record (X Cong. / Indexes)

Diplomatic Correspondence of the United States - DOC Z 2.4:vol

Guide to the Study of the United States of America - Doc, Ref LC 2.2:UN 3/4

Heads of Families (First Census of the US - 1790) - DOC C 3.11

Journal of the Continental Congress 

Letters of Delegates to Congress - Doc LC 1.34Lvol.

Library of Congress - http://www.loc.gov  (multiple historic resources available)

Revolutionary America (1763-1789) - DOC, Ref LC 1.12/1: R32/4

Territorial Papers of the United States - DOC GS 4.13:vol

Trials of War Criminals - DOC  D 102.8:vol

United States Continental Congress.  Secret Journal of Acts and Proceedings - DOC Z 2.8:vol

War of the Rebellion Official Record of the Union and Confederate Armies - DOC W 45.5:vol

Writings of Washington - DOC Y3.W 27/2: