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Collection United States Congressional Serial Set (Bound House and Senate Documents and Reports)

Related Resources

For more information on the contents and use of the U.S. Congressional Serial Set, please see:

Press Releases

Library of Congress and U.S. Government Publishing Office Digitizing U.S. Congressional Serial Set - October 22, 2019

Blog Posts

The Law Library's blog, In Custodia Legis, carries a series From the Serial Set highlighting the selective documents found in the U.S. Congressional Serial Set.

Story Maps

The City of Washington: From the Serial Set.
This Story Map provides a short introduction of U.S. Congressional Serial Set and original resources of Washington D.C. plans. It also covers unique pictures of Washington D.C. history including maps, bills, illustrations, etc. A CSV file of mapped data associated with this Story Map can be found here External.

City Sketches and the Census.
This Story Map provides an interactive look at several of the city profiles documented in the United States 1880 Census, as published in the United States Congressional Serial Set. This downloadable CSV file External provides the mapped data in this Story Map.

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