MARC Records for the U.S. Congressional Serial Set and American State Papers
Readex’s cataloging includes:
- Description, which may include the title, statement of responsibility, edition, material specific details, publication information, series, notes, and standard bibliographic numerical data specific to the Reports, and Documents of the U.S. Congressional Serial Set as well as to the publications of American State Papers.
- Main entry (either the "United States Congress. Senate" or "United States Congress. House of Representatives") and added entries (full official committee name).
- Subject headings, based on the following authorities:
- Legislative Indexing Vocabulary of the Congressional
- Research Service of the Library of Congress
- Library of Congress Subject Headings
- United States Congressional Biographical Directory for names of Senators and Representatives
- Getty Thesaurus of Geographical Names.
For the duration of the U.S. Congressional Serial Set, 1817-1994 project, new catalog records are added quarterly to our MARC Records portal. MARC records currently available include: American State Papers: covering the 1st through 25th Congresses (1789-1838): 6,278 records U.S. Congressional Serial Set: covering the 15th through 98th Congresses (1817-1984): 353,240 records.