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HIST 3590/WGST 3550: American Women

Library resources and information for students in HIST 3590/ WGST 3550: American Women, Fall 2022. Professor: Dr. Lorri Glover.

Primary Sources from the U.S. Government

U.S. Government documents provide a rich source for primary source material for the study of U.S. history. Falling into the broad category of anything published or created by a government entity, these cover almost every subject and date from the origins of our country to the present day. To get an overview of the difference departments and agencies of the U.S. Government throughout history and to see the major publications of each agency, refer to the Guide to U.S. Publications (Z1223.Z7 A574) in the reference section on the 5th floor of Pius Library.

Congressional Documents

Declassified Documents

Statistical Sources

Searching the Web

Federal government agencies currently post more information and publications on their websites than they publish in print. Use Search instead of Google to cut down on non-government results. This search engine includes .gov, .mil, .us and other official government domains for federal, state and local government in the United States. Many departments and agencies also post digitized historical documents on their websites.