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General

  • ASI (American Statistical Index) Microfiche Collection
    • Scope:  Microfiche reproductions of U.S. Government statistical publications not available through federal depository program, 1974-1998
    • Format: Microfiche
    • Location: Babbidge Research Microforms, Level 3
    • Arrangement: In order by year and item number
    • Indexes: American Statistical Index (see Homer for location)
  • U. S. Consulate Despatches
    • Scope: U.S. Consulate despatches of Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Italy, Puerto Rico and Trinidad.
    • Format: Microfilm
    • Location: Babbidge Research Microforms, Level 3
    • Arrangement: alphabetical by country, then area, then chronological
    • Indexes: none
  • Foreign Broadcast Information Service Daily Report
    • Scope: Transcriptions of foreign media sources, 1941 – 1973 and supplements, 1960 – 1967..
    • Format: 1941 – 1973 (1974+ see U. S. SuDocs microfiche level B under PREX 7.10: FBIS some missing 1947 – 1977)
    • Location: Babbidge Federal Documents Reading Room, Level B
    • Arrangement: chronological
    • Indexes: none 1970 Homer code: N/A
  • Technical Reports
    • Scope: Selective technical reports.
    • Format: Microfilm (24 reels)
    • Location: Babbidge Research Microforms, Level 3
    • Arrangement: in order by report number
    • Indexes: none
  • U. S. Bureau of the Census early census reels
    • Scope: Connecticut, 1st Census (1790) – 10th Census (1880), 12th Census (1900) – 14th Census (1920); Louisiana, 7th Census (1850); Maine, 1st Census (1790); Maryland, 1st Census (1790); Massachusetts, 1st Census (1790) – 10th Census (1880), 12th Census (1900) – 14thCensus (1920); New Hampshire, 1st Census (1790); New York, 1st Census (1790); NorthCarolina, 1st Census (1970); Pennsylvania, 1st Census (1790); Puerto Rico, 13th Census (1910) – 14th Census (1920); Rhode Island, 1st Census (1790) – 10th Census (1880), 12th Census (1900) 14th Census (1920); South Carolina, 1st Census (1790); Vermont, 1st Census (1790). (All of the 1890 (11th) Census for all states was burned in a fire and is unavailable).
    • Format: Microfilm
    • Location: Babbidge Research Microforms, Level 3
    • Arrangement: Alphabetical by state and then chronological
    • Indexes: none

Executive Branch documents

  • Federal Register
    • Scope: Daily administrative regulations of federal agencies
    • Format: Microfilm 1936 – 1982 (1983+ see U. S. SuDocs Microfiche level B under AE 2.106: )
    • Location: Babbidge Research Microforms, Level 3
    • Arrangement: chronological
    • Indexes: CIS Federal Register Index. Ref./KF/70/A21 1970
  • Presidential Papers
    • Scope: Papers of Cleveland, Coolidge, Jackson, Jefferson, Lincoln, Madison, McKinley, Monroe, Polk, Theodore Roosevelt, and Van Buren.
    • Format: Microfilm
    • Location: Babbidge Research Microforms, Level 3
    • Arrangement: Alphabetical by president
    • Indexes: shelved in Research Microfilms documentation area.
  • Press Conferences of the Secretaries of State
    • Scope: Proceedings of the press conferences of the Secretaries of State.
    • Format: Babbidge Research Microforms, Level 3  Microfilm (15 reels)
    • Location: Orange Cabinet
    • Arrangement: Microfilm #3227
    • Indexes: none
  • U. S. Defense Documentation Center. Defense Research & Development of the 1960’s Citation List, Source & Subject Index
    • Scope: A list of unclassified reports on defense, 1960 – 1969.
    • Format: Microfilm (16mm)
    • Location: Babbidge Research Microforms, Level 3
    • Arrangement: chronological
    • Indexes: none
  • U. S. Military Intelligence Reports.
    • Scope: Military Intelligence reports on the surveillance of radicals in the U. S., 1917 – 1941.
    • Format: Microfilm (34 reels)
    • Location: Babbidge Research Microforms, Level 3
    • Arrangement: arranged by reel number
    • Indexes: U. S. Military Intelligence Reports. Microtext/HN/90/R3/U5/1984 Homer code: N/A
  • Declassified Documents
    • Scope: Documents, reports, and research released under Executive Order 11,652 and Freedom of Information Act Amendments from the Central Intelligence Agency, Defense Department, National Security Council, State Department, U.S. Information Agency, the White House, and other government authors, 1975 – present.
    • Format: Microfiche
    • Location: Babbidge Research Microforms, Level 3
    • Arrangement: Filed by accession number
    • Indexes: Indexed by Declassified Documents Quarterly Catalog Ref./J/83/D43
  • Declassified Documents Retrospective Collection
    • Scope: More than 8,000 post-World War II U.S. Government documents formally classified TOP SECRET,SECRET, or CONFIDENTIAL made public by the Central Intelligence Agency, State Department, Department of Defense, and other government authors.
    • Format: Microfiche
    • Location: Babbidge Research Microforms, Level 3
    • Arrangement: Filed by accession number
    • Indexes: Indexed by Declassified Documents Reference System – Retrospective Collection  Ref./J/83/D4
  • Energy Collection
    • Scope: Unclassified Department of Energy documents through 1994.
    • Format: Microfiche
    • Location: Level B, Federal Documents Reading Room
    • Arrangement: Arranged by call number
    • Indexes: DOE Energy Citations Database

Legislative Branch documents

  • American State Papers
    • Scope: Collection of Congressional publications preceding the United States Serial Set (see below) including  foreign relations, Indian affairs, finance, and public lands, from the first through 25th congresses, 1789-1938.
    • Format: paper
    • Location: Dodd Research Center
    • Arrangement: 38 volumes, arranged by Subject Class (Foreign Relations, Miscellaneous, etc.)
    • Indexes: CIS US serial set index.  REF.  J74 .C66
  • CIS (Congressional Information Service)
    • Scope: The working papers of Congress, Committee hearings, prints, House and Senate reports, documents, and special publications, 1970-1991.  Collection includes only non-depository items.
    • Format: Microfiche
    • Location: Babbidge Research Microforms, Level 3
    • Arrangement: In order by year and item number
    • Indexes: CIS Annual. Ref./KF/49/C62
  • Congressional Record
    • Scope: Transcriptions of the daily debates of Congress.
    • Location: Dodd Research Center  (print volumes) v.1-v.44 = vol. 1, no. 1 (Dec. 7, 1833)–66th Congress, 3rd session (1920-21) Federal Documents (Level B) X 1.1:  (v.61:pt.1-v.130:pt.25 =67th Congress, 1st session (Mar.4-Mar.15; Apr.11-May 1921)-98thCongress, 2nd session (Jan.23, 1984-Dec.12, 1984) Level B Federal Documents Reading Room Microfiche. X A: v.140:no.1:103rd Congress:2nd Session-  (1994:Jan.25- ) Level B Note: Current issues available through Thomas
  • U. S. Congressional Serial Set
    • Scope: Congressional journals and reports on legislation, annual administrative agency reports, and survey and research publications of executive agencies, 1789-.
    • Format: Paper
    • Location: Dodd Research Center
    • Arrangement: numerical
    • Indexes:  CIS US serial set index.  REF.  J74 .C66
  • U. S. Congress. Enrolled Original Acts & Resolutions
    • Scope: Enrolled original acts & resolutions of the U. S. Congress, 1789 – 1823.
    • Format: Microfilm (17 reels)
    • Location: Orange Cabinet
    • Arrangement: Babbidge Research Microforms, Level 3
    • Indexes: none
  • U. S. Congressional Record Appendix
    • Scope: Proceedings and debates of the Congress, 83 Congress, 2nd session – 90th Congress, 1st session, 1954 – 1967.
    • Format: Microfilm (40 reels)
    • Location: Babbidge Research Microforms, Level 3
    • Arrangement: chronological
    • Indexes: none
  • U. S. Continental Congress. Miscellaneous Papers
    • Scope: Miscellaneous papers of the Continental Congress, 1774 – 1789.
    • Format: Microfilm (12 reels)
    • Location: Babbidge Research Microforms, Level 3
    • Arrangement: arranged by reel number
    • Indexes: none
  • U. S. Continental Congress. Papers.
    • Scope: Papers of the Continental Congress, 1774 – 1789.
    • Format: Microfilm (204 reels)
    • Location: Babbidge Research Microforms, Level 3
    • Arrangement: arranged by reel number
    • Indexes: none

Judicial Branch documents

  • U. S. Supreme Court. Records & Briefs
    • Scope: Records and briefs of the U. S. Supreme Court, 1832 – 1870.
    • Format: Microfilm (98 reels)
    • Location: Babbidge Research Microforms, Level 3
    • Arrangement: chronological
    • Indexes: Index to the Scholarly Resources Microfilm Edition of the Records and Briefs of the United  States Supreme Court. Ref/KF/101/.6/S36