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Congressional Record and Its Predecessors: A Research Guide: Home

For a description, see: An Overview of the Congressional Record and Its Predecessor Publications http://www.llsdc.org/cong-record/

Predecessors

Debates and proceedings in the Congress of the United States [Also known as: Annals of Congress] (1789-1824)

Online (HathiTrust)

Online (Proquest)

Print

Register of Debates in Congress (1824-1837)

Online (HathiTrust)

Online (Various vendors) 

Print (1824-1837)

Congressional Globe (1833-1873)

Online (Various vendors)  

Print

Congressional Record

The Congressional Record is the official record of the proceedings and debates of the United States Congress. It began publication in 1873 and is published daily when Congress is in session.

Online (Various vendors: 1980-present)

Online (Government Printing Office: 1994-present)

Online (LLMCDigitial: 1873-2008)

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