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Federal Government Resources: Early U.S. Documents

Help locating what Tutt Library houses along with selected internet resources.

Surveys

Hayden and Powell Surveys of the West 

  • Hayden, F.V., I 18.1:
  • Powell, John Wesley, I 17.6:
  • Exploration of the Colorado River of the West,SI 1.2:C 71

Wheeler and King Surveys of the West

  • King, Clarence, W 7.10
  • Wheeler, George M., W 8.5

Pacific Railroad Survey 

  • W 7.14: nos. (War Department copy)
  • Maps from map volume are in Map room, 4th floor

 U.S. Geological Survey

  • Annual Reports, 1880–1949, I 19.1:
  • Bulletins, 1883–1950, I 19.3:nos. 1-967
  • Monographs, 1890–1929, I 19.9:nos.
  • Professional Papers, 1902–1958,
     I 19.16: v. 1-299

Territorial Papers

The Territorial Papers of the United States / Clarence Edwin Carter
    S 1.36:volume for Northwest, Southwest, Mississippi, Indiana, Orleans, Michigan
    GS 4.13:volume for Louisiana & Missouri, Illinois, Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Wisconsin

State Department Territorial Papers, Colorado series
   Microform, Available by Request

Avalon Project

Avalon Project - Documents in Law, History and Diplomacy

18th Century

18th Century Documents : 1700 - 1799. An Act for the Gradual ...

Nuremberg War Crimes

Contents of The Nuremberg Trials Collection ... of German Major ...

20th Century

Act of Chapultepec; March 6,
1945 · Agreement Between the ...

Major Document
Collections

Major documents collections from pre-18th century to present day ...

19 th Century

1700 - 1799 · 19 Century 1800 - ...
19th Century Documents ...

World War II : Documents

Text of documents, including

Agencies

Indian Affairs

  • Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, 1873–1920,  I 1.1
  • Report on Indian Affairs, 1875–1908, I 20.1:

Labor Department

  • Bulletins, 1895 1917, L 2.3: v.1 – 199
  • Children’s Bureau, L 5.20
  • Immigration Bureau, L 3.7:

Smithsonian Institution

  • several series,
  • 1800’s to early 1900’s, SI

State Department

  • Messages and Diplomatic Correspondences, S 1.1:
  • Foreign Relations of the United States, 1862–1899,  S 1.1:

War/ War Department

  • Official Army Registers, 1815-1893,  W 3.11 and W 3.12
  • Revolutionary Diplomatic Correspondence, 1775-1785,  Z 2.4
  • Japanese Relocation Monographs, WWII, I 52.2:

Congress

American Archives, 1774-76 – colonial papers and documents on colonial affairs and the American Revolution.
Secret Journals of the Acts and Proceedings of Congress from the first meeting thereof to the dissolution of the confederation, 1775-1788
Journals of the Continental Congress, 1774-1789
American State Papers, 1789-1823 – executive and legislative documents of first 14 congresses grouped by subject categories.
A Century of Lawmaking for a New Nation: U.S. Congressional documents and debates 1774-1873 (online)
Annals of Congress (online) and other titles (Congressional Record) – a record of the debates and proceedings in the Congress, 1789-date.

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