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Government Documents on Southern U.S. History: U.S. Government Internet

Government Documents on Southern U.S. History

U.S. Government Internet

Internet Resources

Although only a small portion of the historical literature ever produced by the
U.S. Government and U.S. state governments is Internet accessible, there is
a significant body of historical documentary material that has been digitized.
A limited portion of this digitizing has been done by U.S. Government agen-
cies such as the Library of Congress and, in selected instances, by southern
state government agencies. Significant digitization of government documents
pertinent to antebellum southern history has been done by academic entities.
The following is a partial sampling of the growing variety of historical govern-
ment information resources on antebellum southern history that are Internet

American Memory Project-(Library of Congress resource providing access to various digitized U.S. History resources. Railroad Maps 1828-1900 and Southern Black Churches 1780-1925 are relevant southern history resources.)
A Century of Law Making for a New Nation: U.S. Congressional Documents & Debates 1774-1873
Documents from the Continental Congress & the Constitutional Convention 1774-1789

GovInfo (FDSYS) Provides access to federal legal, legislative and regulatory information resources 1994/95-present.

National Archives & Records Administration

U.S. Army Center for Military History
Naval History Center
National Park Service History & Culture
United States Historical Census Data Browser (Courtesy University of Virginia Library)
Census of Population & Housing 1790-Present
U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey Annual Reports (1852-1950) HIKS Repository C 4.1: (1851-1955)
Project Avalon: Documents in History, Law, & Diplomacy (Courtesy Yale University)
A New Nation Votes: American Election Returns 1787-1825 (Courtesy Tufts Univ. & American Antiquarian Society
National Archives Atlanta, Georgia
National Archives Fort Worth, Texas
Smithsonian Libraries Digital Collections
War Department Papers (1784-1800)(Courtesy-George Mason University)

Index to Agency Records Groups and Collections (National Archives)

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