TRUMAN STATE UNIVERSITY Pickler Memorial Library Truman State University

Congressional Record, 1873-

Microform Collection

Location:
1873-1990 Microfilm J 11 R399
1873-1875 Full text on Library of Congress American Memory Website
1989-1996 Microfiche Cabinet 60, Drawer 7 (X1.1)
1985-Full text on ProQuest Congressional

Scope: "The Congressional Record began publication in 1873. Printed by the Government Printing Office, it is the fourth and final series of publications containing the debates of Congress. (It was preceded by the Annals of Congress, Register of Debates, and Congressional Globe.) The Record is far more comprehensive than its predecessors in reporting Congressional debates. Appendixes appear in most volumes, the earlier ones limited mainly to speeches of members." Library of Congress American Memory Website

How to search the collection:

1783-1920 - the indexes to the Congressional Record are at the beginning of  
                      the microfilm reels located at Microfilm J 11 R399
                      The indexes refer you to page numbers of the Congressional Record.
                      The indexes also give references to Senate and House bills.      

1921-1993 - the indexes are in the Congressional Record Appendix and 
                    Index  Micro Reference J 11 R3992 (a print publication.  
                    The indexes refer you to page numbers of the Congressional Record.
                    The indexes also give references to Senate and House bills.
 

1873 -1875  Library of Congress American Memory Website  indexes the
                    Congressional Record and gives full text.

1985-           ProQuest Congressional indexes the
                    Congressional Record and gives the full text.  

1989-           Thomas (Library of Congress site)  indexes the Congressional
                    Record
 and gives the full text.

Guides:

Congressional Record Index.  At beginning of the microfilm reels for 1783-1920 Microfilm J 11 R399

Congressional Record Appendix and Index. 1921-1993. Micro Reference J 11 R3992

Congressional Record Daily Digest.
1947-1994  Micro Reference J 11 R3993.

Amer, Mildred L. Congressional Record [microform] : contents, history and issues. Washington, D.C.: Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress, 1993.  Microfilm  JK 1108 .M3492 1993, reel 5, fr. 00431.

For more information about this subject in our Library Catalog, check out these
Subject Categories:

Law -- United States -- Periodicals.
United States -- Politics and government -- Periodicals.  

Time Period:  19th Century  20th Century  21st Century 

Subject keywords: Congressional Papers, Law

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