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Notable Federal Documents Collections in the Homer Babbidge Library

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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
ArrangementFiled by accession number
IndexesIndexed by Declassified Documents Quarterly Catalog Ref./J/83/D43

Declassified Documents Retrospective Collection

ScopeMore 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
For more information about the history and scope of the Serial Set, click here.

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