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Pre-codification

Table:  Federal Session Laws
 

Titles Call Numbers Holdings Locations
U.S. Statutes at Large Primary KF 50 .U6
Core2 146 .Z823
Storage Mfilm KF 50 .U6
v.1-; 1789-
v.1-; 1789-
v.1-; 1789-
1A
2A
Storage
U.S.C.C.A.N. Primary KF 48 .W45
Core2 146 .Z824
Core4 146 .Z824
Fac 146 .Z824
1952-
1947-
1978-1990
1951-1966, 1969, 1974-1980
1A
2A
4A
Faculty Library

Codified (statutes)

Table:  Federal Statutory Codes
 

Titles Call Numbers Holdings Locations
U.S. Code Reserve KF 62 2000x
KF 62 1994 .A2 1994
Obsolete U.S. Laws
Obsolete U.S. Laws
Obsolete U.S. Laws
Obsolete U.S. Laws
Obsolete U.S. Laws
Obsolete U.S. Laws
KF 62 1952 .A2 1952
Obsolete U.S. Laws
Obsolete U.S. Laws
2000 Edition (& Supps)
1994 Edition (& Supps)
1988 Edition (& Supps)
1982 Edition (& Supps)
1976 Edition (& Supps)
1970 Edition (& Supps)
1964 Edition (& Supps)
1958 Edition (& Supps)
1952 Edition (& Supps)
1946 Edition (& Supps)
1940 Edition (& Supps)
Reserve
1B
2C
2C
2C
2C
2C
2C
1B
2C
2C
U.S.C.A. Reserve KF 62 1927 .W45
Primary KF 62 1927 .W45
Core4 146 .Z822
Fac 146 .Z822
KF 62 1927 .W45
Obsolete U.S. Laws
Current
Current
Current
Current
Non-current superseded
Non-current superseded
Reserve
1A
4A
Faculty Library
1B
2C
U.S.C.S. Primary KF 62 1972 .L38
Core3 146 .Z826
KF 62 1972 .L38
Obsolete U.S. Laws
Current
Current
Non-current superseded
Non-current superseded
1A
3A
1B
2C

Legislative History Holdings

Table:  Congressional Record & Predecessors
 

Titles Call Numbers Holdings (years/congresses) Locations
Congressional Record, Permanent Ed.
Congressional Record, Daily Ed.
X 1.1:
X 1.1/A:
v.1 (1873-/43rd)-v.140 (1994/140th)
1985-
2D 
2D
Congressional Globe US- X72-180 1833(23rd) - 1872/1873(43rd) Rare Books
Register of Debates in Congress US- X43-X71 1824(18th) - 1837(25th) Rare Books
Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States US- X1-42 1789(1st) - 1824(18th) Rare Books
Journals of the Continental Congress LC4.5 1774 - 1789 2D

Table:  CIS Legislative History Sources, 1970- 
 

Titles Call Numbers Holdings (years/congresses) Locations
CIS Five-Year Cumulative Index Mfiche Y12: Hardcopy Index 1970-1974 Microforms Room on center island shelves
CIS Four-Year Cumulative Index Mfiche Y12: Hardcopy Index 1975-1978
1979-1982
1983-1986
1987-1990
1991-1994
1995-1998
Microforms Room on center island shelves
CIS Annual Index Mfiche Y12: Hardcopy Index 1999- Microforms Room on center island shelves
CIS Annual Abstracts Mfiche Y12: Hardcopy Index 1970- Microforms Room on center island shelves
CIS Annual Legislative Histories Mfiche Y12: Hardcopy Index 1984- Microforms Room on center island shelves

Table:  CIS Legislative History Sources, Pre-1970
(Unless otherwise indicated, microfiche is located in the microforms room) 
 

Titles Call Numbers Holdings (years/congresses)

Index Locations

U.S. Serial Set Index Mfiche Y1.1/2: Hardcopy Index 1789(15th) - 1857(34th)
1857(35th) - 1879(45th)
1879(46th) - 1889(50th)
1889(51st) - 1897(54th)
1897(55th) - 1903(57th)
1903(58th) - 1909(60th)
1909(60th) - 1915(63rd)
1915(64th) - 1925(68th)
1925(69th) - 1934(73rd)
1935(74th) - 1946(79th)
1947(80th) - 1958(85th)
1959(86th) - 1969(91st)
Microforms Room on center island shelves
U.S. Senate Executive Documents and Reports Mfiche Y1.1/6: Hardcopy Index 1817 - 1969 Microforms Room on center island shelves
U.S. Congressional Committee Prints Index through 1969 Mfiche Y13/1: Hardcopy Index mid 1800s - 1969(91st) Microforms Room on center island shelves
U.S. Congressional Committee Hearings Index Mfiche Y14/1: Hardcopy Index 1833(23rd) - 1917(46th)
1917(65th) - 1925(68th)
1925(69th) - 1934(73rd)
1935(74th) - 1944(78th)
1945(79th) - 1952(82nd)
1953(83rd) - 1958(85th)
1959(86th) - 1964(88th)
1965(89th) - 1969(91st)
Microforms Room on center island shelves
U.S. Executive Branch Documents, 1789-1909 JK411 .C57x 1990 Hardcopy Index 1789 - 1909 Microforms Room on center island shelves
Unpublished U.S. Senate Committee Hearings Mfiche KF 40 .C53x 1986 Hardcopy Index

1823(18th) - 1964(88th)
1965(89th) - 1968(90th)
1969(91st) - 1972(92nd)
1973(93rd) - 1980(96th)

Microforms Room on center island shelve

Unpublished U.S. House of Representatives Committee Hearings Mfiche KF 40 .C54x 1992 Hardcopy Index 1833 - 1936
1937 - 1946
1947 - 1954
1955 - 1958
Microforms Room on center island shelves
NOTE: Law Library holds indexes only
Microfiche (1833-1964) at Wilson Library (Reference) 
Mfiche 27 Cabinet 33 

Table:  U.S. Serial Set
 

Title Call Numbers Holdings Locations
U.S. Congressional Serial Set US-S1.1:
Y1.1/2
Mfiche Y1.1/2
1819(16th) - 1859/1860(36th)
1969(87th) - 1997(104th)
1994-
Rare Books
2D
Storage

Congressional bills & resolutions

Table:  Congressional Bills
 

Titles Call Numbers Holdings Locations
CIS Congressional Bills, Resolutions & Laws Mfiche Y1/4: 1934(73rd) - 1986(99th) Microforms Room
GPO Congressional Bills, Resolutions, & Laws Mfiche Y1/4: 1979(96th) - 2001(106th) Microforms Room
GPO Access Congressional Bills N/A 1993(103rd) -  http://www.gpoaccess.gov/bills/index.html
THOMAS Legislation Bill Text N/A 1989(101st) -  http://thomas.loc.gov/

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Pre-codification
(session laws)

-- United States Statutes at Large
-- USCCAN -- United States Code Congressional and Administrative News

Codified (statutes)

-- USC -- United States Code
-- USCA -- United States Code Annotated
-- USCS -- United States Code Service

Legislative History Holdings

-- CIS Indexes and Microfiche
1970-
Indexes
-- CIS Index to Publications of the United States Congress, 1970-.
-- CIS Five-Year Cumulative Index, 1970-1974
-- CIS Four-Year Cumulative Index, 1975-1978
-- CIS Four-Year Cumulative Index, 1979-1982
-- CIS Four-Year Cumulative Index, 1983-1986
-- CIS Four-Year Cumulative Index, 1987-1990
-- CIS Four-Year Cumulative Index, 1991-1994
-- CIS Four-Year Cumulative Index, 1995-1998
-- CIS Annual Indexes, 1999-.

Abstracts
-- CIS Annual Abstracts, 1970-

Legislative History
-- CIS Annual Legislative Histories, 1984-

Pre-1970
-- CIS U.S. Serial Set Index
-- CIS U.S. Congressional Committee Hearings Index
-- CIS Index to U.S. Senate Executive Documents & Reports: Covering Documents Not Printed in the U.S. Serial Set, 1817-1969
-- CIS Index to U.S. Executive Branch Documents, 1789-1909:  Guide to Documents Listed in Checklist of U.S. Public Documents, 1789-1909, Not Printed in the U.S. Serial Set
-- CIS Index to Unpublished U.S. House of Representatives Committee Hearings, 1833-1936
-- CIS Index to Unpublished U.S. House of Representatives Committee Hearings, 1937-1946
-- CIS Index to Unpublished U.S. House of Representatives Committee Hearings, 1947-1954
-- CIS Index to Unpublished U.S. House of Representatives Committee Hearings, 1955-1958
-- CIS Index to Unpublished U.S. Senate Committee Hearings: 18th Congress--90th Congress, 1823-1968
-- CIS Index to Unpublished U.S. Senate Committee Hearings: 91st Congress--92nd Congress, 1969-1972: 1913-1968 supplement, 63rd Congress-90th Congress
Congressional Record

Congressional Record Predecessors

-- The Congressional Globe / United States Congress
-- Register of Debates in Congress: Comprising the Leading Debates and Incidents of the ... Session of the ... Congress
-- The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States; With an Appendix Containing Important State Papers and Public Documents, and All the Laws of a Public Nature; With a Copious Index. Compiled from Authentic Materials.
-- Journals of the Continental Congress, 1774-1789. Edited From the Original Records in the Library of Congress ...
USCCAN -- United States Code Congressional and Administrative News

United States Congressional Serial Set

Compiled Legislative Histories

Congressional Bills and Resolutions

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Pre-codification (session laws)

UNITED STATES STATUTES AT LARGE.  Washington, DC, GPO (1789-).
Locations:

(1.) Law Primary / Plaza Level:  KF 50 .U6; v. 1 (1789) -
(2.) Law Core2 Collection / Second Floor:  Core2 146 .Z823; v. 1 (1789) -
(3.) Law Storage:  Mfilm KF 50 .U6; v. 1- (1789) -

USCCAN -- UNITED STATES CODE CONGRESSIONAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE NEWS.  St. Paul, MN; West (1948-).
Locations:

(1.) Law Primary / Plaza Level:  KF 48 .W45; 1952 -
(2.) Law Core2 Collection / Second Floor:  Core2 146 .Z824; 1947 -
(3.) Law Core4 Collection / Fourth Floor:  Core4 146 .Z824; 1978-1990.
(4.) Law Faculty Library / Fac 146 .Z824; 1951-1966, 1969, 1974-1980.

Codified (statutes)
USC -- UNITED STATES CODE.  Washington, DC; GPO (1940-).
Locations:

(1.) Law Reserve / Plaza Level:  KF 62 xxxx 62 xxxx; current (xxxx=the year for the current edition at regular six year intervals, i.e., 1994, 2000, etc.)
(2.) Law --Obsolete U.S. Laws / Second Floor; Non-current, superseded volumes.

USCA -- UNITED STATES CODE ANNOTATED.  St. Paul, MN; West (1927-).
Locations:

(1.) Law Reserve / Plaza Level: KF 62 1927 .W45; current.
(2.) Law Primary / Plaza Level: KF 62 1927 .W45; current.
(3.) Law Core4 Collection / Fourth Floor: KF 146 .Z822; current.
(4.) Law Faculty Library / Fac 146 .Z822; current.
(5.) Law / Plaza Level: KF 62 1927 .W45; Non-current, superseded volumes.
(6.) Law -- Obsolete U.S. Laws / Second Floor; Non-current, superseded volumes.

USCS -- UNITED STATES CODE SERVICE.  Rochester, NY; Lawyers Co-op; San Francisco, CA; Bancroft-Whitney, (1972-).  NOTE:  Currently published by Lexis.
Locations:

(1.) Law Primary / Plaza Level: KF 62 1972 .L38; current.
(2.) Law Core3 Collection / Third Floor: Core3 146 .Z826; current.
(3.) Law / Plaza Level: KF 62 1972 .L38; Non-current, superseded volumes.
(4.) Law -- Obsolete U.S. Laws / Second Floor; Non-current, superseded volumes.

Legislative History Holdings
CIS Indexes & Microfiche
1970-
CIS INDEX TO PUBLICATIONS OF THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS.  Washington, DC; Congressional Information Service (1970-).
Location:  Law Microform Collection / Plaza Level: Mfiche Y12: Hardcopy Index (counter-height island shelving.)
CIS FIVE-YEAR CUMULATIVE INDEX, 1970-1974.  Washington, DC; Congressional Information Service (1975).
Location:  Law Microform Collection / Plaza Level: Mfiche Y12: 1970-1974 Hardcopy Index (counter-height, center-island shelving.)
CIS FOUR-YEAR CUMULATIVE INDEX. Washington, DC; Congressional Information Service (1975-1978-).
Location: Law Microform Collection / Plaza Level: Mfiche Y12: Hardcopy Index (counter-height, center-island shelving.)
CIS ANNUAL Washington, DC; Congressional Information Service (1970-).
Location:  Law Microform Collection / Plaza Level: Mfiche Y12: Hardcopy Index (counter-height, center-island shelving.)
Pre-1970
CIS U.S. SERIAL SET INDEX.  Washington, DC; Congressional Information Service (1975).

The U.S. SERIAL SET includes congressional committee reports and documents but does not include congressional committee hearings and prints.

Coverage: the AMERICAN STATE PAPERS and the 15th - 91st Congresses, 1789-1969.

Location: Law Microform Collection / Plaza Level: Mfiche Y1.1/2: Hardcopy Index (counter-height, center-island shelving.)
CIS U.S. CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE HEARINGS INDEX.  Washington, DC; Congressional Information Service (1981-1985).

Coverage: 23rd-91st Congresses, 1833-1969.

Location:  Law Microform Collection / Plaza Level: Mfiche Y14/1: Hardcopy Index (counter-height, center-island shelving.)
CIS INDEX TO U.S. SENATE EXECUTIVE DOCUMENTS & REPORTS: COVERING DOCUMENTS NOT PRINTED IN THE U.S. SERIAL SET, 1817-1969.  Washington, DC: Congressional Information Service (1990-).

Coverage:  Congresses, 1817-1969.

Location:  Law Microform Collection / Plaza Level: Mfiche Y1.1/6: Hardcopy Index (counter-height, center-island shelving.)
CIS INDEX TO U.S. EXECUTIVE BRANCH DOCUMENTS, 1789-1909:   GUIDE TO DOCUMENTS LISTED IN CHECKLIST OF U.S. PUBLIC DOCUMENTS, 1789-1909, NOT PRINTED IN THE U.S. SERIAL SET.  Washington, DC: Congressional Information Service (1990-).

Coverage:  Congresses, 1789-1909.

Location:  Law Microform Collection / Plaza Level: Mfiche JK 411 .C57x 1990 Hardcopy (counter-height, center-island shelving.)
CIS INDEX TO UNPUBLISHED U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES COMMITTEE HEARINGS,1833-1936.  Bethesda, MD, U.S.A.: Congressional Information Service (1988.)

Coverage:  Congresses, 1833-1936.

Location:  Law Microform Collection / Plaza Level: Mfiche KF 40 .C54x 1988 Hardcopy (counter-height, center-island shelving.)
CIS INDEX TO UNPUBLISHED U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES COMMITTEE HEARINGS,1937-1946.  Bethesda, MD, U.S.A.: Congressional Information Service (1990.)

Coverage:  Congresses, 1937-1946.

Location:  Law Microform Collection / Plaza Level: Mfiche KF 40 .C54x 1990 Hardcopy (counter-height, center-island shelving.)
CIS INDEX TO UNPUBLISHED U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES COMMITTEE HEARINGS,1947-1954.  Bethesda, MD, U.S.A.: Congressional Information Service (1992.)

Coverage:  Congresses, 1947-1954.

Location:  Law Microform Collection / Plaza Level: Mfiche KF 40 .C54x 1992 Hardcopy (counter-height, center-island shelving.)
CIS INDEX TO UNPUBLISHED U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES COMMITTEE HEARINGS,1955-1958.  Bethesda, MD, U.S.A.: Congressional Information Service (1994.)

Coverage:  Congresses, 1955-1958.

Location:  Law Microform Collection / Plaza Level: Mfiche KF 40 .C54x 1994 Hardcopy (counter-height, center-island shelving.)
CIS INDEX TO UNPUBLISHED U.S. SENATE COMMITTEE HEARINGS: 18TH CONGRESS--90TH CONGRESS, 1823-1968.  Bethesda, MD, U.S.A.: Congressional Information Service, (1986.)

Coverage:  18th-90th Congresses, 1823-1968.

Location:  LAW Microform Collection / Plaza Level: Mfiche KF 40 .C53x 1986 Hardcopy (counter-height, center-island shelving.)
CIS INDEX TO UNPUBLISHED U.S. SENATE COMMITTEE HEARINGS: 91ST CONGRESS - 92ND CONGRESS, 1969-1972: 1913-1968 SUPPLEMENT, 63rd CONGRESS - 90th CONGRESS.  Bethesda, MD: Congressional Information Service, (1995.)

Coverage:  91st-92nd Congresses, 1969-1972; Supplement: 63rd-90th Congresses, 1913-1968.

Location:  LAW Microform Collection / Plaza Level: Mfiche KF 40 .C53x 1995 Hardcopy (counter-height, center-island shelving.)
Congressional Record
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD: PROCEEDINGS AND DEBATES OF THE ... CONGRESS PERMANENT ED.  Washington, DC: GPO, (1874-).

Coverage:  43rd-103rd Congresses; v.1 (1873) - v.140 (1994)

Location:  Law U.S. Documents / Second Floor: X
Coverage:  Congresses; v.130- (    -).
Location:  Law Microform Collection (U.S. DOCS) / Plaza Level:  Mfiche X
Congressional Record Online Via GPO Access.  Washington, DC: GPO, (1994-).

Coverage:  103rd Congress to the present; v.140 (1994) -

Locationhttp://www.gpoaccess.gov/crecord/index.html
Congressional Record Online Via THOMAS.  Washington, DC: U.S. House of Representatives (1989-).

Coverage:  101st-107th Congresses; v.135 (1989) -

Location:   http://thomas.loc.gov/
Congressional Record Predecessors
THE CONGRESSIONAL GLOBE / United States Congress. Permanent Ed.  Washington, DC: Blair & Rives, 1834-1873.

Coverage:  23rd-42nd Congresses (1833-1872/1873).

Location:  Law Rare Books / New Building Addition / Sub-Plaza Level: US- X72-180
REGISTER OF DEBATES IN CONGRESS:  COMPRISING THE LEADING DEBATES AND INCIDENTS OF THE ... SESSIONA OF THE ... CONGRESS.  Permanent Ed.  v.1-14.  Washington, DC: Gales & Seaton, 1825-1837.

Coverage:  18th-25th Congresses, (1824-1837).

Location:  Law Rare Books / New Building Addition / Sub-Plaza Level:  US- X43-X71
THE DEBATES AND PROCEEDINGS IN THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES; with and appendix containing important state papers, and all the laws of a public nature with a copius index.  Compiled from Authentic Materials. Permanent Edition.  Washington, DC: Gales and Seaton, 1834-1856.

Coverage:  1st-18th Congresses, (1789-1824).

Location:  Law Rare Books / New Building Addition / Sub-Plaza Level:  US- X1-42
JOURNAL OF THE CONTINENTAL CONGRESS, 1774-1789. Edited From the Original Records in the Library of Congress  Washington, DC: GPO, 1904-37.

Coverage:  1774-1789.

Location:  Law U.S. Documents / Second Floor:  LC4.5
USCCAN -- United States Code Congressional and Administrative News.  St. Paul, MN; West (1948-).
Locations:

(1.) Law Primary / Plaza Level:  KF 48 .W45; 1952-.
(2.) Law Core2 Collection / Second Floor:  Core2 146 .Z824; 1947-.
(3.) Law Core4 Collection / Fourth Floor:  Core4 146 .Z824; 1978-1990.
(4.) Law Faculty Library / Fac 146 .Z824; 1951-1966, 1969, 1974-1980.

UNITED STATES CONGRESSIONAL SERIAL SET. Washington, DC: GPO (1817-).
Locations:

(1.)  Law U.S. Documents / Second Floor:  Y1.1/2: 87th Congress, 2d Session (1962) - 104th Congress, 2d Session (1997).
(2.)  Law Microform Collection / Plaza Level: Y1.1/2: 1994-.
(3.)  Law Rare Books / New Building Addition / Sub-Plaza Level: US-S1.1: 16th Congress (1819) - 36th Congress (1859/1860).

Compiled Legislative Histories [NOTE: LCSH = Legislative Histories -- United States]
Harman, Catherine. Legislative Histories: A Bibliography. Rev. Ed.  Washington, DC: Federal Trade Commission (1986).
Location:  Law U.S. Documents / Second Floor:  FT1.22/3:5.
Information Handling Services. Legislative Histories Indexed Guide.  1st ed.  Englewood, CO: Information Handling Services (1977-).
Location:  Law Microform Collection (US Docs) / Plaza Level:  Mfiche Y11:
Johnson, Nancy P. Sources of Compiled Legislative Histories, A Bibliography of Government Documents, Periodical Articles, and Books: 1st Congress - .nbsp; Littleton, CO: F.B. Rothman, (1979-).
Location:  Law Reference Office / Plaza Level:  KF 42.2 1979.
Reams, Bernard D. Federal Legislative Histories: Annotated Bibliography and Index to Officially Published Sources.   Westport, CT: Greenwood Press (1994).
Location:  Law Reference Office / Plaza Level:  KF 42.2 1994.
Union List of Legislative Histories:  47TH Congress, 1881-- 101st Congress, 1990 / Compiled By Law Librarians' Society of the District of Columbia .  6th ed.  Littleton, CO:  F.B. Rothman (1991).
Location:  Law Reference Office / Plaza Level:  KF 4 .U55 1991.
Congressional Bills and Resolutions
United States. Congress. CIS / Congressional Bills, Resolutions & Laws.  Washington, DC: CIS,  [1987?] -- 73rd-99th Congress (1934-1986).
Location:  Law Microform Collection (US Docs) / Plaza Level:  Mfiche Y1/4:
United States. Congress. Congressional Bills, Resolutions & Laws.  Washington, DC: GPO, [1979-] -- 96th-106th Congress (1979-2001).
Location:  Law Microform Collection (US Docs) / Plaza Level:  Mfiche Y1/4:
United States. Congress. GPO ACCESS. Congressional Bills: Main Page.  Washington, DC: GPO, [2001-] -- 103rd Congress forward (1993-).
Locationhttp://www.gpoaccess.gov/bills/index.html
United States.  Congress. THOMAS. Legislation.  Bill Text.  Washington, DC: Library of Congress, [1989-] -- 101st Congress forward (1989-).
Locationhttp://thomas.loc.gov/