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Norwich University Kreitzberg Library

U.S. Government Documents: The Legislative Branch

Serial Set

The United States Congressional Serial Set, commonly referred to as the Serial Set, began publication with the 15th Congress, 1st Session (1817). Documents before 1817 may be found in the American State Papers.

The Serial Set contains the House and Senate Documents and the House and Senate Reports.

Selected 19th century and early 20th century (1833-1917) documents and reports from the U.S. Serial Set have been optically scanned and placed on the Library of Congress American Memory Project U.S. Serial Set webpage.

Current online access available through the resources list to the right.

Print and microfiche copies are avaible for use in the Kreitzberg Library.  A print serial set index is also available for for use at the library.

Finding Information about the U.S. Congress

The list includes both government and non-government sites.

Depository Information


This library is a congressionally designated depository for U.S. Government Documents.  Public access to the government documents collection is guaranteed by public law. (Title 44 United States Code)

Norwich University has been a member of the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) since 1908.  As a selective depository, Norwich receives only publications it has designated as appropriate to its collections.