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Federal Government Information: Older Series of Note

Overview

"Older Series of Note"

    Established as a Federal Depository Library and participating in that program since 1896, Dacus Library has a solid historical collection of government publications dating back to 1774.

Annual Reports
- Most department have call number “1.1“
A 1.1:, I 1.1:, SI 1.1:, etc.,
- located in the stacks
    and microfiche cabinets
- some only appear in the Serial Set with a difference call number

Patent and Trademark

Annual Report of the
Commissioner of Patents,
     Docs Enclosed I 23.1: & C 21.1:


Index of Patents, C 21.5/2:1933 –
Index of Trademarks, C 21.5/3:1927–

Departments

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 – 
  • 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:

Health

  • Public Health Bulletins, T 27.12:1900 – 1939
  • Public Health Reports, 1939 – FS 2.7:
  • Vital Statistics of the U.S. Mortality Statistics, C 3.40:1909-36, C 3.139:1937-44 (also in FS and HE)

Education

  • Current material is ED, FS for older material, 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:#
  • (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-
  • Immigration Bureau, Docs Enclosed L 3.7:

State Department

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

Transportation

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

More

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 who are buried in national cemeteries), W 39.7:1866 – 1871 and W 39.8:
  • Documents of Disarmament, AC 1.11/2:1945–86

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:

Congress

  • Selective Service Regulations, 1940’s,
        Y 3.Se 4:6/
  • WPA Reports, Y 3.W89/2: Congress #
  • American Archives, 1774-76 – colonial papers and documents on 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
  • Journals of the Continental Congress, 1774-1789 Docs Enclosed
  • American State Papers, 1789-1823 – Executive and legislative documents of first 14 congresses grouped by subject categories. Index in each volume. Docs Enclosed
  • U.S. Congressional Documents and Debates, 1774-1873 Docs Enclosed
  • Annals of Congress and various other titles (Congressional Record) – a record of the debates and proceedings in the Congress, 1789-date. Docs Enclosed