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Book/Printed Material Biographical directory of the United States Congress, 1774-present

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Title

  • Biographical directory of the United States Congress, 1774-present

Summary

  • Online, updated version of the print publication: Biographical directory of the United States Congress, 1774-1989 searchable by name, state, and position (House site only). Most entries includes a short biography, plus biobibliographical information.
  • "This searchable directory provides biographical information on the more than 13,000 persons who have served in the U.S. Congress, including those who served in the Continental Congress. Also included are territorial delegates, resident commissioners, and U.S. Vice Presidents. Based on the print publication Biographical directory of the United States Congress, the online version has been augmented with images from Congressional photo collections, information on related research collections including personal and business papers and oral histories, as well as bibliographies from related publications. The interface is clean and simple, allowing users to search by first and/or last name, state, party, position or year or Congress, or any combination of these. This is an authoritative source about those who have served in the country's national legislature, useful both for younger students as well as more advanced researchers."--"Best free reference Web sites 2003" RUSA Quarterly, Fall 2003; reviewed Feb. 7 and March 3, 2003.

Names

  • United States. Congress.

Created / Published

  • [Washington, D.C. : United States Congress, 1998]-

Headings

  • -  Legislators--United States--Biography--Dictionaries
  • -  United States.--Congress--Biography--Dictionaries
  • -  United States.--Continental Congress--Biography--Dictionaries

Notes

  • -  Text (HTML), graphics.
  • -  Mode of access: World Wide Web.
  • -  Title from home page (viewed on Aug. 22, 2003).
  • -  Directory updated by the Senate Historical Office and the Legislative Resource Center of the House of Representatives, working under the direction of the Secretary of the Senate and the Clerk of the House.
  • -  "Include[s] images ... and additional information previously published in separate volumes: Guide to research collections of former United States senators; Senators of the United States: a historical bibliography; and Guide to research collections of former members of the House of Representatives"--Announcement from H-LAW listserv, Nov. 23, 1998, 12:52.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • JK1030

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Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2003533078

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United States Congress. Biographical directory of the United States Congress, -present. [Washington, D.C.: United States Congress, 1998] Web.. https://lccn.loc.gov/2003533078.

APA citation style:

United States Congress. (1998) Biographical directory of the United States Congress, -present. [Washington, D.C.: United States Congress] [Web.] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://lccn.loc.gov/2003533078.

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United States Congress. Biographical directory of the United States Congress, -present. [Washington, D.C.: United States Congress, 1998] Web.. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <lccn.loc.gov/2003533078>.