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Historical Government Information: Home

A guide to identifying and locating publications from U.S. and California government agencies.


About this guide

This guide is intended to help you identify primary sources related to U.S. and California government offices and agencies, particularly from the 20th century. While identifying materials based on citations in the secondary literature is always a fruitful direction for research, researching agencies directly provides context and often leads to additional sources that have not been addressed in the literature.

As the government information librarian, I'm here to help. Whether you'd like a research consultation to discover what's out there, or assistance obtaining print or digital versions of government documents, just send me an email using my contact information in the box on the right. I'm looking forward to working with you!

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