Tutt Library Research Guides
Use the following indexes and the TIGER catlaog (not all documents are cataloged) to locate these materials.
Most of the publications at Tutt Library for this time period are congressional documents and located in Documents Enclosed Area. Please ask at the reference desk or the documents office for help in retrieving the documents wanted. For each item, be sure to note
All indexes are located in the Map Room on the east wall unless otherwise noted
For CC users only use the A-Z database list for Congressional Universe - it contains indexing and some full-text for Congressional Indexes, 1789 - 1969.
CIS US Serial Set Index, 1789-1897
Use the first two subject vols. in each group to look for your topic. Each citation includes the Serial Set volume number (e.g., H.exdoc.256 (41-2) 1425 = House Executive Document number 256, 41st Congress, 2nd session; Serial Set number 1425).
CIS US Serial Set Index: Part XIV, Index and Carto-Bibliography of Maps, 1789-1969
CIS Index to U.S. Executive Branch Documents, 1789-1909
Use the subject index to search for your topic in the most likely departments. At the end of each entry you will find a Reference Bibliography number (e.g., T104a-41.14). Look up this number in the Reference Bibliography that is in the last volume of the part you are using. There you will find the SuDoc call number for the item you want.
A Descriptive Catalog of the Government Publications of the U.S., 1774-1881, Poore, Benjamin P., 1 vol.
Online for CC users at A-Z database list for Poole's Plus: Government Documents Indices - include: U.S. patents, 1790-1873; U.S. government publications, 1774-1881; British House of Commons and House of Lords, 1803-1830. U.S. government publications, 1774-1881; British House of Commons and House of Lords, 1803-1830
Checklist of U.S. Public Documents, 1789-1910, 1 vol.
Documents Catalog. Catalogue of the Public Documents of the 53rd-76th Congress and of All Departments of the Government of the U.S. for the period from March 4, 1893 to Dec. 31, 1940
Cumulative Title Index to United States Public Documents, 1789-1976
Index to U.S. Documents Relating to Foreign Affairs 1828-1861, Hasse, Adelaide