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Federal Government Information: Depts and Agencies

Agencies

U.S. Government Manual

  • offical directory of departments, agencies (and quasi-official agencies),
  • international organizations in which the US participates,
  • boards, commissions, and committees

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General Links

USA.Gov
A web portal for citizens, businesses, governments, and visitors to the United States providing access to web pages from federal and state governments, the District of Columbia, and U.S. territories.

Regulations

News

Federal News Service
Provides immediate verbatim transcripts of government briefings, speeches, Congressional hearings, press conferences, and other newsmaking events. Also includes Moscow and Middle East Bureaus. Headlines are freely available, but complete content requires a subscription.

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A daily update of new reports from government agencies, non-governmental agencies, think tanks, and other groups.

U.S. Government RSS Library
Links to news feeds from U.S. government agencies.

Federal Agency Forms

Series by Department

Agricultural Department

  • Bulletins, A 1.3:1 –
  • Circulars, A 1.41:1 –
  • Yearbook of Agriculture, A 1.10:1895 –
  • North American Fauna series, A 5.5:1 – 56
  • Forest Service Bulletins, A 13.3:1 –
  • Forest Service Circulars, A 13.4:1 –
  • USDA Soil Surveys, A 26.5:1900 – and later call numbers
  • USDA Wealth Bureau, A 29.1:1892 –

Commerce, Trade, and Treasury materials

  • Foreign Commerce of the U.S. and Economic Reports of other countries, 1920’s, C 18.26: and C 18.27:
  • Federal Antitrust Decisions, 1890–1931, J 1.2:An 8/3/v. #
  • Commercial Relations of the U.S., 1858–1902, S 4.1:
  • (Treasury) Finance Report, 1815 – , T 1.1:
  • Report of the Comptroller of the Currency, T 12.1:1884–1927
  • Statistics of Income – Business and Personal, T 22.35:1930–
  • Weather materials, C 30.25:1940– and C 30.71/5: and C 55.195:

Patents and Trademarks

  • Annual Report of the Commissioner of Patents, Docs Enclosed I 23.1: and C 21.1:
  • Index of Patents, C 21.5/2:1933 –
  • Index of Trademarks, C 21.5/3:1927 –

Defense & War materials

  • Revolutionary Diplomatic Correspondence, 1775-1785, Docs Enclosed Z 2.4
  • Navel Documents of the American Revolution, D 207.12:
  • Official Army Registers, 1815-1893, Docs Enclosed W 3.11 and W 3.12
  • War Department Annual Reports, W 1.1:1913 –
  • U.S. Army in the World War, 1917–1919, M 103.9:
  • World War II Histories, D 114: and D 301.82:
  • Japanese Relocation Monographs, WWII, Docs Enclosed I 52.2:
  • International Military Tribunal (Nuremberg Trials), M 105.2:
  • Nazi Conspiracy and Aggression, W 1.2:
  • U.S. Strategic Bombing Survey, W 1.71:1940’s
  • Roll of Honor (soldiers buried in national cemeteries), W 39.7:1866–1871 and W 39.8:
  • Documents of Disarmament, AC 1.11/2:1945–1986

Health

  • Public Health Bulletins, T 27.12:1900 – 1939
  • Public Health Reports, 1939 – FS 2.7: (and later call #s)
  • Vital Statistics of the U.S. Mortality Statistics, C 3.40:1909-1936C 3.139:1937-1944 (later FS and HE)

Education

  • Current material is EDFS for older material starting in 1945–
  • Report of the Commissioner of Education, I 16.1:1878–1912

Indian Affairs

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

Interior Department & USGS

  • (USGS) Annual Reports, 1880-1949, I 19.1:
  • (USGS) Bulletins, 1883–1950, I 19.3:# (1-967)
  • (USGS) Monographs, 1890–1929, I 19.9:# (complete series)
  • (USGS) Professional Papers, 1902–1958, I 19.16:v. 1-299
  • Official Register of the U.S., I 1.25:1863–1905 and C 3.10:1909–1932
  • Public Lands, I 21.5:1882–1927
  • Bureau of Reclamation (western water and dams), I 27.1:1902–1949
  • Yellowstone and Yosemite National Park Report, 1877–1912, I 29.6:
  • Statistics of Railways in the U.S., IC 1 ste.1:1888–1902

Labor Department

  • Report of the Commissioner of Labor, 1889– , L 1.1
  • Bulletins, 1890–1917, Docs Enclosed L 2.3:v.1 – 199
  • Children’s Bureau, Docs Enclosed L 5.20
  • Women’s Division, L 13.3:1918- (and other later call #s)
  • Immigration Bureau, Docs Enclosed L 3.7:

Library of Congress

  • Catalog of the Library of Thomas Jefferson, LC 1,2:J 35/51
  • Annual Report of the Library of Congress, LC 1.1:1902-
  • Copyright Decisions, LC 3.3/2:1789 – 1985

Smithsonian Institution

  • Several series, 1800’s to early 1900’s, Docs Enclosed SI
  • Annual Report of the Smithsonian, SI 1.1:1853- and SI 3.1:

State Department

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

Transportation

  • Life Saving Service (disasters and accidents on waterways) T 24.1:1876–1914

Congress

  • Selective Service Regulations, 1940’s, Y 3.Se 4:6/
  • WPA Reports, Y 3.W89/2: Congress #
  • American Archives, 1774-76 (colonial affairs and the American Revolution) Docs Enclosed
  • Secret Journals of the Acts and Proceedings of Congress from the first meeting thereof to the dissolution of the confederation, 1775-1788 Docs Enclosed
  • See tabs under US Legislation - Congressional Debate titles and Serial Set