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Congressional Publications: Illustrations, Maps & Example Documents (Serial Set)

Exploration of the Valley of the Amazon. Serial Set Illustrations include drawings, paintings, photographs, and lithographs.

Perry Expedition. Serial Set Illustrations include drawings, paintings, photographs, and lithographs.

Perry Expedition: Serial Set Illustrations include drawings, paintings, photographs, and lithographs.

Serial Set Maps

The Serial Set Maps collection is a collection of more than 70,000 maps printed as part of the Congressional Serial Set.  With the High-Resolution Maps Module, more than 50 percent of these are scanned at high resolution enabling users to see and download the smallest details on the map. 

Source: Proquest LibGuide on Serial Set Maps

Example:

Reconnaissance of the western coast of the United States (Northern Sheet) from Umpquah River to the boundary:

http://cosmos-luratech.us-east-1.prod.proquest.com/Proquest-Map/Converter?id=/app-bin/gis-serialmap/c/0/9/0/826_sexdoc22-00_024_001_001.jp2

Subject Areas & Example Documents

The Serial Set covers a variety of subject areas:
  • African American Studies

    Example: Failure of negro colonization in Mexico, with names list and railroad transportation charges (House and Denate Document, Date: January 27, 1896)

  • Botany

    Example:: The cotton plant: Its history, botany, chemistry, culture, enemies, and uses (House and Senate Document, Date: June 15, 1896)
  • Environmental Studies

    Example: Automotive air pollution, 5th report (House and Senate Document, Date: August 30, 1967)
  • History

    Example: Why Vietnam, roots of commitment, toward peace with honor, etc. (House and Senate Document, Date: October 21, 1965)
  • Law

    Example: Impact of anti-trust laws on organized baseball (House and Senate Report, Date: May 27, 1952)
  • Political Science

    Example: Alleged frauds in late presidential election, pt. 1; Denial of elective franchise in Florida and Louisiana (House and Senate Reports, Date March 03, 1879)
  • Women's Studies

    Example: A comparison of the political and civil rights of men and women in the United States (House and Senate Documents, Date: September 01, 1936)