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AMERICAN COLONIAL PERIOD

Selected Resources  
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Compiled by Vickey Baggott; Revised by Paula L. Webb
October 2008

This is a brief listing of a few of the resources available to you in the USA Library. For additional resources, use SOUTHcat Plus on the Library home page - available through any Internet-accessible computer.

INDEXES

Calendar of the Correspondence of George Washington . . . with the Continental Congress
Library of Congress
Documents Stacks - LC 4.2:W 27/3

Calendar of the Correspondence of George Washington . . . with the Officers
Library of Congress
Documents Stacks - LC 4.2:W 27/4/v.1-4

Checklist of United States Public Documents, 1789-1909
Superintendent of Documents
Univ Lib Government Documents, Microfilm (2nd FL South) - Z 1223 .A113 v.1

CIS U.S. Serial Set Index : American State Papers & the 15th-34th Congresses
Ready Reference — Z 1223 .Z9 C65 1975 Pt.1 v.1-3

A Descriptive Catalogue of the Government Publications of the United States, September 5,1774 - March 4, 1881
Poore, Benjamin P.
Reference - Z 1223 .A 1885 Pt.1 & 2

Grassroots of America : a Computerized Index to the American State Papers
McMullin, Phillip, W., editor
Reference - J 33 .M3

Guide to the Diplomatic History of the United States, 1775-1921
Bemis, Samuel Flagg and Grace Garner Griffin  (Library of Congress)
Reference - Z 6465 .U5 B4 ; Bookstacks - Z 6465 .U5 B4

Historical documentary editions
National Historical Publications and Records Commission  (National Archives and Records Service)
Documents Reference - AE 1.110:H 62  (Latest ed. only)

Index / Journals of the Continental Congress, 1774-1789
Harris, Kenneth E. and Steven D. Tilley, compilers
Documents Reference - GS 4.2:C 76/2/1774-89 ; Reference - J 10 .A5 H3

Index : the Papers of the Continental Congress, 1774-1789
Butler, John P., compiler  (National Archives and Records Service)
Documents Reference - GS 4.2:C 76/3/1774-89/v.1-5

Index to United States Documents Relating to Foreign Affairs, 1828-1861
Hasse, Adelaide R.
Reference - Z 6465 .U5 H2 Pt.1-3

Manuscript Sources in the Library of Congress for Research on the American Revolution
Library of Congress
Reference - Z 1238 .U57 1975 ; Document Stacks - LC 1.2:M 31/3

Public Documents of the First Fourteen Congresses, 1789-1817 : Papers Relating to Early Congressional Documents  (56th Congress, 1st Session, Senate Document 428)
Greely, A. W., editor
Reference - Z 1223 .A 1900


PRIMARY SOURCE DOCUMENTS (Reprints)

A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents
Richardson, James D., editor
Documents Reference - Y 1.1/2:3265/v.1-10 ; Bookstacks - J 81 .B96 v.1, 3-6, 8-11

The Congressional Globe containing Sketches of the Debates and Proceedings of the ... Congress
Documents Microfilm  23rd - 42nd (Dec. 7, 1833 - Mar. 3, 1873) and
Documents Microfiche  42nd, (2nd - 3rd sessions)
Documents Stacks - At the end of the Congressional materials

Journals of the Continental Congress, 1774-1789
Library of Congress
Documents Stacks - LC 4.5:1-26, 30-34 ; Documents Microfilm - v.1-34

Letters of Delegates to Congress, 1774-1789
Library of Congress
Documents Stacks - LC 1.34:1-26

Revolutionary Diplomatic Correspondence of the United States
Wharton, Francis, editor
Documents Stacks - Y 1.1/2:2584-2585, 2587-2589  [Library has vol.1-2, 4-6]

The Territorial Papers of the United States
Carter, Clarence Edwin
Documents Stacks - S 1.36:2-28

Treaties and Other International Agreements of the United States of America, 1776-1949
Bevans, Charles I., editor
Law S 9.12/2:1-13  (Located in Row 2B of the Law Collection)
(Also available through HeinOnline  Select "Treaties and Agreements Library")

Unperfected Treaties of the United States of America, 1776-1855
Wiktor, Christian L., editor
Reference - JX 236 1776 .U56 v.1


MICROFORMS

American State Papers (1789-1838)
Documens Microcard

Annals of Congress / Debates and Proceedings in the Congress …
1st Congress (1789) – 18th Congress (1824)
Documents Microfiche - Row 7 Microforms Area

Congressional Globe
23rd Congress (1833) – 42nd Congress (1873)
Documents Microfilm - Row 7 in Microforms Area

Register of Debates in Congress (filed after Annals of Congress)
18th Congress (1824) – 25th Congress (1837)
Documents Microfiche - Row 7 in Microforms Area

Journals of the Continental Congress, 1774-1789
Library of Congress - v. 1-34
Documents Microfilm - Row 7 Microforms Area

U.S. Serials Set (v.1-307)
15th Congress, 1st Session (1817) – 24th Congress, 2nd Session (1837)
Documents Microcard - Reference Area in red boxes


INTERNET RESOURCES

"American Revolutionary War"
U.S. Dept. of the Interior. National Park Service Museum Collections
http://www.cr.nps.gov/museum/exhibits/revwar/index.htm

"A Century of Lawmaking for a New Nation: U.S. Congressional Documents and Debates, 1774-1875"
Library of Congress. American Memory
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/amlaw

"Core Documents of U.S. Democracy"
U.S. Government Printing Office
http://www.gpoaccess.gov/coredocs.html

"Ft. Morgan: National Historic Landmark, Baldwin County"
Alabama Historical Commission. Historic Sites & Properties
http://www.preserveala.org/fortmorgan.aspx?sm=g_g

"George Washington Papers at the Library of Congress, 1741-1799"
Library of Congress. American Memory
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/gwhtml/gwhome.html

"Historical Documents : Primary Documents in American History"
Library of Congress. American Memory
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/help/constRedir.html

"History & Culture : National Park Service Cultural Resources"
U.S. Dept. of the Interior. National Park Service
http://www.cr.nps.gov/

"Primary Documents in American History : The American Revolution and The New Nation, 1763-1815"
Library of Congress
http://www.loc.gov/rr/program/bib/ourdocs/NewNation.html

"Timeline of U.S. Diplomatic History"
U.S. State Department. Office of the Historian
http://www.state.gov/www/about_state/history/timeline.html


American State Papers : Documents, Legislative and Executive, of the Congress of the United States ...
/ selected and edited, under the authority of Congress, by Walter Lowrie and Matthew St. Clair Clarke.  Washington : Gales and Seaton, 1832-1861 (Microfiche)*.
38 v. : maps, plans. ; 33 cm. (548 microfiche : negative ; 11 x 15 cm.)*

  1. Foreign Relations 6 v. (500 reports), 1789-1828
       DOCS REF KF 11 .A48 1998 Class 1 v. 1 - 6
  2. Indian Affairs 2 v. (253 reports), 1789-1827
       DOCS REF KF 11 .A48 1998 Class 2 v. 1 & 2
  3. Finance 5 v. (928 reports), 1789-1828
       DOCS REF HD 171 .U54 F5 v. 4 & 5
  4. Commerce and Navigation 2 v. (266 reports), 1789-1823
       NONE
  5. Military Affairs 7 v. (794 reports), 1789-1838
       DOCS REF UA 25 .U54 M5 v. 3 - 5
  6. Naval Affairs 4 v. (644 reports), 1794-1836
       NONE
  7. Post Office Department 1 v. (129 reports), 1790-1833
       NONE
  8. Public Lands 8 v. (1595 reports), 1789-1837
       Ref. (?) v. 1 ; DOCS REF E 173 .U54 P9 v. 3, 5 - 7
  9. Claims 1 v. (626 reports), 1790-1823
       NONE
10. Miscellaneous 2 v. (543 reports), 1789-1823
       NONE

*(Microfiche Location: USA Archives at Springhill Ave. Campus)


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