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United States Congressional Serial Set:
St. Louis Metro Area Inventory by Congress


The U.S. Congressional Serial Set, commonly referred to as the Serial Set, contains House and Senate Documents and House and Senate Reports bound by session of Congress. It began publication with the 15th Congress, 1st Session (1817). It includes, among other things, committee reports related to bills and other matters, presidential communications to Congress, treaty materials, certain executive department publications, and certain non-governmental publications. Documents before 1817 may be found in the American State Papers and The Annals of Congress (1789-1824). The West Campus Library also has a number of Journals from the Senate and House from 1790-1817. Additional sources of Congressional documents include The Congressional Globe (1833-1873) and The Register of Debates (also known as The Congressional Debates) (1824-1837).more about this




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19th Century Congresses(15th through 56th)

15th Congress (1817-1819)   vols. 1-24 36th Congress (1859-1861)   vols. 1022-1110
16th Congress (1819-1821)   vols. 25-57 37th Congress (1861-1863)   vols. 1111-1174
17th Congress (1821-1823)   vols. 58-87 38th Congress (1863-1865)   vols. 1175-1235
18th Congress (1823-1825)   vols. 88-123 39th Congress (1865-1867)   vols. 1236-1306
19th Congress (1825-1827)   vols. 124-161 40th Congress (1867-1869)   vols. 1307-1391
20th Congress (1827-1829)   vols. 162-190 41st Congress (1869-1871)   vols. 1392-1464
21st Congress (1829-1831)   vols. 191-210 42nd Congress (1871-1873)   vols. 1465-1578
22nd Congress (1831-1833)   vols. 211-236 43rd Congress (1873-1875)   vols. 1579-1662
23rd Congress (1833-1835)   vols. 237-277 44th Congress (1875-1877)   vols. 1663-1770
24th Congress (1836-1837)   vols. 278-307 45th Congress (1877-1879)   vols. 1771-1867
25th Congress (1837-1839)   vols. 308-352 46th Congress (1879-1881)   vols. 1868-1983
26th Congress (1839-1841)   vols. 353-388 47th Congress (1881-1883)   vols. 1894-2160
27th Congress (1841-1843)   vols. 389-429 48th Congress (1883-1885)   vols. 2161-2331
28th Congress (1843-1845)   vols. 430-468 49th Congress (1885-1887)   vols. 2332-2502
29th Congress (1845-1847)   vols. 469-501 50th Congress (1887-1889)   vols. 2503-2676
30th Congress (1847-1849)   vols. 502-546 51st Congress (1889-1891)   vols. 2677-2890
31st Congress (1849-1851)   vols. 547-606 52nd Congress (1891-1893)   vols. 2891 to 3142-2
32nd Congress (1851-1853)   vols. 607-687 53rd Congress (1893-1895)   vols. 3143-3346
33rd Congress (1853-1855)   vols. 688-808 54th Congress (1895-1897)   vols. 3346-A to 3557
34th Congress (1855-1857)   vols. 809-916 55th Congress (1897-1899)   vols. 3557-A to 3841
35th Congress (1857-1859)   vols. 917-1021 56th Congress (1899-1901)   vols. 3842-4217

20th Century Congresses (57th through 106th)

57th Congress (1901-1903)   vols. 4218-4555 82nd Congress (1951-1952)   vols. 11484-11658
58th Congress (1903-1905)   vols. 4556-4901 83rd Congress (1953-1954)   vols. 11659-11814
59th Congress (1905-1907)   vols. 4902-5215 84th Congress (1955-1956)   vols. 11815 to 11975-27
60th Congress (1907-1909)   vols. 5216-5561 85th Congress (1957-1958)   vols. 11976-12147
61st Congress (1909-1911)   vols. 5562-6074 86th Congress (1959-1960)   vols. 12148-12320
62nd Congress (1911-1913)   vols. 6075-6506 87th Congress (1961-1962)   vols. 12321-12531
63rd Congress (1913-1915)   vols. 6507-6894 88th Congress (1963-1964)   vols. 12532 to 12661-2
64th Congress (1915-1917)   vols. 6895-7245 89th Congress (1965-1966)   vols. 12662-1 to 12749-2
65th Congress (1917-1919)   vols. 7246-7587 90th Congress (1967-1968)   vols. 12750-1 to 12833
66th Congress (1919-1921)   vols. 7588-7915 91st Congress (1969-1971)   vols. 12834-1 to 12928
67th Congress (1921-1923)   vols. 7916-8217 92nd Congress (1971-1972)   vols. 12929-1 to 13016
68th Congress (1923-1925)   vols. 8218-8521 93rd Congress (1973-1974)   vols. 13017-1 to 13095
69th Congress (1925-1927)   vols. 8522-8826 94th Congress (1975-1976)   vols. 13096-1 to 13167
70th Congress (1927-1929)   vols. 8827-9115 95th Congress (1977-1978)   vols. 13168-1 to 13219-3
71st Congress (1929-1931)   vols. 9116-9484 96th Congress (1979-1980)   vols. 13220-13384
72nd Congress (1931-1933)   vols. 9485-9737 97th Congress (1981-1982)   vols. 13385-13495
73rd Congress (1933-1934)   vols. 9738-9875 98th Congress (1983-1984)   vols. 13496-13606
74th Congress (1935-1936)   vols. 9876-10073 99th Congress (1985-1986)   vols. 13607-13716
75th Congress (1937-1938)   vols. 10074-10285 100th Congress (1987-1988)   vols. 13717-13898
76th Congress (1939-1941)   vols. 10286-10540 101st Congress (1989-1990)   vols. 13910-14031
77th Congress (1941-1942)   vols. 10541-10752 102nd Congress (1991-1992)   vols. 14032-14148
78th Congress (1943-1944)   vols. 10753-10922 103rd Congress (1993-1994)   vols. 14149-14277
79th Congress (1945-1946)   vols. 10923-11111 104th Congress (1995-1996)   vols. 14278-14387
80th Congress (1947-1948)   vols. 11112-11288 105th Congress (1997-1998)   vols. 14388-14531
81st Congress (1949-1951)   vols. 11289-11483 106th Congress (1999-2000)   vols. 14532-14679

21st Century Congresses (107th- )

107th Congress (2001-2002)   vols. 14680-14801
108th Congress (2003-2004)   vols. 14802-14909
109th Congress (2005-2006)   vols. 14910-15068 (WU has no holdings)
110th Congress (2007-2008)   vols. 15069-