December 2, 2020

GPO and Library of Congress Announce Digital Release of Historical Congressional Record for 1891-1911

From the Government Publishing Office:

The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) partners with the Library of Congress to release the digital version of the bound Congressional Record from 1891-1911 on GPO’s govinfo. This release covers the debates and proceedings of the 52nd through the 61st Congresses.

This era of Congress covers historical topics such as:

  • The final two years of the administration of President Benjamin Harrison; the election of President Cleveland for a nonconsecutive second term; the election, reelection, and assassination of President McKinley; the first term and reelection of President Theodore Roosevelt; and the election and first two years of the administration of President Taft
  • Admission of Utah and Oklahoma as states
  • The Panic of 1893
  • The Spanish-American War
  • The first flight by the Wright Brothers
  • Passage of the Antiquities Act
  • Passage of the Pure Food and Drug Act and the Meat Inspection Act
  • Construction of the Panama Canal
  • Final years of the Gilded Age and beginning of the Progressive Era

Direct to Congressional Record Section (Browse)

Direct to govinfo Advanced Search Interface (Options to Limit By Collections, Title, etc.)

Previous Releases of the Bound Congressional Record

See Also:  GPO and LC Release Digitized Bound Congressional Record for the 1911-1921 (October 27, 2017)

See Also:  GPO and LC Release Digitized Bound Congressional Record for the 1920s (September 26, 2017)

See Also:  U.S. GPO Announces Release of Digitized Bound Congressional Record for the 1930s (August 22, 2017)

See Also: GPO and LC Announce Digital Release of Historical Congressional Record for the 1940s (August 1, 2017)

See Also: GPO Announces Digital Release of Historical Congressional Record for the 1950s (June 28, 2017)

See Also: Now Available Online From GPO: Historical Congressional Record For 1971-1980 (March 7, 2017)

See Also: Digitized Editions of Historical Congressional Record for the 1980s on GPO’s GovInfo (November 29, 2016)

See Also: GPO and Library of Congress Release Digital Bound Version of Congressional Record (991-1998) (September 20, 2016)

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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