Content in Executive Branch Documents 1789-1932 targets the entire range of executive branch publications listed in the authoritative 1909 Checklist, created in 1911 by the U.S. Superintendent of Documents. The 1909 Checklist is the only systematic effort to provide a complete listing of all documents published by the U.S. government in its first 120 years. Executive Branch Documents 1789-1932 includes nearly all of the 200,000+ executive branch titles listed in the 1909 Checklist that were not included in the U.S. Serial Set, as well as an additional well-chosen 200,000 titles from 1910-1932. The entire collection consists of approximately 7.5 million pages.

Topics span business and industry, foreign trade, navigation, immigration and population, health, causes of death, religious affiliations, military operations, weather conditions, and more.

The wide range of content in Executive Branch Documents makes it suitable for serious researchers in all academic disciplines, including history and political science, social sciences, physical sciences and engineering, and business. It is of value to genealogists, as it includes many lists of names.

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