Government Information

Earl Gregg Swem Library

End of Term Web Archive: U.S. Federal Web Domain at Presidential Transitions

Categories: Govt Information,History,Presidency

Now covering presidential transitions from 2008, 2012, and 2016 covering some 50,000 records.  Hosted by the California Digital Library and the Internet Archive


James Buchanan and Harriet Lane Johnston Papers

Categories: History,Presidency

The digitized papers of Buchanan, representative and senator from Pennsylvania, secretary of state and 15th president and those of his niece who served as his White House hostess, cover the period 1825 to 1887.  From the Library of Congress


Release of Foreign Relations Volumes

Categories: Foreign Affairs,History

Press release which announces the release of digitized volumes of the Foreign Relations of the U.S. spanning the years 1888 – 1899 covering events that took place between 1886 and 1889.  From the Office of the Historian of the Department of State


The Current Population Survey—Tracking Unemployment in the United States for Over 75 Years

Categories: History,Labor/Employment,Statistics

Historical review of the major developments and changes in the Current Population Survey since the 1930s, especially with regard to its major function—the measurement of unemployment.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics


Foreign Relations of the United States, 1969-1976, Volume XLII, Vietnam: The Kissinger-Le Duc Tho Negotiations

Categories: History,Vietnam

Includes a complete set of the memoranda of conversation between Kissinger and North Vietnamese Politburo member, Le Duc Tho.  Covers the evolution of U.S and Vietnamese negotiating positions, the agreement on the Accords, and how the aftermath failed to lead to a political settlement of the war.  From the State Department


U.S. Code (Historical Version)

Categories: History,Laws/Regulations

Provides access to historic editions of the United States Code, laws of the nation that were in effect at the time, arranged by broad subject terms.  Covers editions from 1925 through 1988.  Since 1934 the code has been published every six years with annual cumulations between editions.  From the Library of Congress


Congressional Record Bound Edition

Categories: Congress,History

Now contains a digitized version of the Congressional Record from the first issue in 1873 through to 1998.  From the Government Publishing Office’s GovInfo


Foreign Relations of the United States, 1981-1988, Volume XLI, Global Issues II

Categories: Africa,Environment,Foreign Affairs,Health/Medical,History,Population/Census

The documents in this volume focus on seven global issues: law of the sea, human rights, African famine, AIDS, international population policy, whaling, and the ozone layer.  From the Office of the Historian of the State Department


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