Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States
The Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States (the Presidential Papers) is the official publication of United States Presidents' public writings, addresses, and remarks.
Presidential Papers at HSU:
Call Number: Docs AE 2.114 (1929-2010)
Presidential Papers Online:
Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents
The weekly and daily compilations of presidential documents are the official publications released by the White House Press Secretary.
Weekly & Daily Compilations Online:
Federal Register: The Daily Journal of the United States Government
A daily update of documents published by Federal agencies including Presidential actions. To see only Presidential documents use the Federal Register Advanced Search and select the "Document Category" called "Presidential Document". You can also filter by "Presidential Document Type" or by individual President.
Foreign Relations of the United States (FRUS)
The Foreign Relations of the United States (FRUS) is a serial publication of the United States Department of State's Office of the Historian. FRUS documents the historical record of all major United States foreign policy decisions and diplomatic activity.
FRUS at HSU:
Call Number: Docs S1.1 [year] [volume]. (Location: 2nd floor, north). There are multiple years and volumes in the stacks. (1861-1976)
(Definition: official daily publication for regulations, proposed regulations, and notices of federal agencies, as well as Executive Orders and other Presidential documents)
• Federal Register (Docs AE 2.106 microfilm--Request at Circulation) Library has Vol. 1-64, 1936-1999 on microfilm.
Free on the Internet
• Federal Register (US Government Printing Office) Covers Vol. 59, 1994 to the present. Browse by date, retrieve by citation, or search by keyword (fulltext, agency, title, etc.)
Federal Register (US Government Printing Office and National Archives and Records Administration) Covers Vol 59, 1994 to the present. User friendly version of the official edition.
Proquest Congressional (HSU Users Only)
The Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) annual edition is the codification of the general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by the departments and agencies of the Federal Government. It is divided into 50 titles that represent broad areas subject to Federal regulation. The 50 subject matter titles contain one or more individual volumes, which are updated once each calendar year, on a staggered basis.
United States Reports
The opinions of the Supreme Court of the United States are published officially in a set of case books called the United States Reports. Only the printed bound volumes of the United States Reports contain the final, official opinions of the Supreme Court of the United States.
Reports at HSU:
Call Number: Docs JU 6.8
Location: US Government Documents, 2nd Floor, north.
The Congressional Record
The Congressional Record is the official text of the proceedings of the United States Congress. The Congressional Record Index is an indexed list of names and topics from a specific congressional session.
This guide to the Dates of Congressional Sessions maps session number to calendar year.
The Congressional Record at HSU:
Call Number: Doc X (1873-1988)
Location: US Documents Storage-Request at Circulation
Call Number: Doc X (1989-2003)
Location: US Government Documents, 2nd floor, north.
The Congressional Record Online: