UO Library Documents Collections:
Historic U.S. & Foreign Documents

The collections in ranges C10-C21 (compact shelving) contain large sets of historic documents of the United States, foreign governments, and inter-governmental organizations. See map.


  • Military manuals from the Army, Navy and Air Force (1960-date).
  • Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) (1938-date)
  • Catalog of Copyright Entries (1905-1978)
  • Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Reports (1946-51, 74-77)
  • Historic state documents from fifteen states, 1870-1920.

Other countries

  • Canada: Sessional Papers (1867-1925).
  • France: Journal Officiel (1943-1977)
  • Great Britain:
    • Parliamentary History (1067-1803)
    • Parliamentary Debates (1803-date)
    • British Sessional Papers in microprint (1731-1978)
    • House of Commons Journals in microprint (1547-1900)
  • India: 1961 Census of India. 800 volumes of population, economic, and cultural information.

International Organizations

  • Council of Europe: Parliamentary Assembly Debates and Documents (1949-date); and miscellaneous monographs.
  • League of Nations: 2500 volumes of League documents (1920-1945)
  • Organization of American States (OAS): 500 volumes of OAS documents (1960-1985).

Other UO Resources