Committee Reports : Overview

Online sources ~ Print & Microform holdings

"Congressional reports originate from congressional committees and deal with proposed legislation and issues under investigation. There are two types of reports:

House and Senate Reports: Reports of congressional committees concerning proposed legislation and/or contain findings on matters under investigation.

Senate Executive Reports: Reports of the Committee on Foreign Relations relating to treaties between the United States and foreign nations which have been submitted to the U.S. Senate for ratification, or reports of various Senate committees regarding nomination of individuals."(GPO: About Congressional Reports)

Committee Reports : Online Sources

The House began its numbered report series in 1819, and the Senate began its numbered report series in 1847.
In Proquest Congresional, select the Advanced Search:
Unselect "all," and select only House and Senate Reports,
Search by topic word or report number,
Use the facets on the left to restrict by date or Session of Congress.
See also: Serial Set.

Print & Microform Holdings

1789 - 1817 (1st - 14th Cong.)

American State Papers

1789 - 1860/61.

Compiled from American State Papers, the U.S. Serial Set, and other sources. Dates covered vary by source. Check catalog records for holdings.

1817 - 1979

United States Serial Set . Shelved in Rare/Annex, Request volumes in advance.

1980 - 2013

United States Serial Set. Shelved on Olin Library Lower Level, Government Documents section.

1956 - 2008

Readex US Government Documents Microfiche Our printed Serial Set holdings are not complete. See United States Serial Set in John M. Olin Library, OLIN REF Z1223 A16 C74+ (2 vols.) for a shelf inventory list compiled in 1991.