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Congressional Publications: Congressional Documents

What Are They?

Lady lawmakers [in a] huddle. Washington D.C. July 23. An impromptu meeting of the only women Chairman of Congressional Committees took place today in the hall of the CapitolCongressional documents originate from congressional committees and cover a wide variety of topics and may include reports of executive departments and independent organizations, reports of special investigations made for Congress, and annual reports of non-governmental organizations. Congressional documents, along with Congressional reports, are part of the U.S. Congressional Serial Set, commonly referred to as the Serial Set.

Text source: FDsys
Image source: The Library of Congress

Coverage: 1789-current

How to Find Them?

  1. Make sure to select "Advanced Search"

  2. Select "House & Senate Documents"

Other Resources

  • Congressional Documents (part of Serial Set) (Print)
    OWU Beeghly Government Documents Area
    SuDoc#: Y 1.1/3: & Y 1.1/7:
    SuDoc#:  Y 1.1/2:SERIAL (Serial Set)
  • Congressional Documents via FDsys (Online Full Text) (1975-current)

Proceeded by American State Papers, SuDoc# Y 1.1/2: