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Confederate States of America Documents

 Collection
Identifier: msc0540

Scope and Contents

A collection of bills, acts, reports, and other documents produced by the government of the Confederate States of America from 1861 -- 1864. The documents are organized into categories established by T. Michael Parrish and Robert M. Willingham, Jr. in their Confederate Imprints: A Bibliography (Austin, Texas: Jenkins Publishing Co. and Ketonah, New York: Gary A. Foster, 1980). Only two items in this collection are not described in the bibliography; these are unnumbered and located at the end of the box contents list.

Parrish and Willingham provide a detailed citation for each item they describe. Consequently the items listed here are more briefly described; readers are advised to consult the bibliography for full citations. The bracketed number that begins each entry is the Parrish/Willingham number.

The Iowa copy of the bibliography is held in the General Reference Collection of the University of Iowa Libraries (call number: Main Reference Collection Z1242.5 P37 1980). It has been marked to indicate the holdings in this collection: "IaU" indicates that a copy of the document is present here.

The categories and item number ranges in which Iowa has documents include:

CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA

OFFICIAL PUBLICATIONS

CONGRESS 23 -- 262

SENATE

Miscellaneous Publications 228 -- 252

Bills, resolutions, etc., 263 -- 444

Committees 253 -- 262 HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Bills, resolutions, etc., 474 -- 829

Miscellaneous Publications, 830 -- 846

Committee on Foreign Affairs, 855 -- 860

Committee on Quartermaster and Commissary Departments, 866 -- 868

Committee on Rules, 869

Committee of Ways and Means, 875 -- 877

Select Committee on Increase of Military Force, 884 -- 885

Special Committee on Charge of Corruption by the Richmond Examiner, 886

Special Committee on the Currency, 887

Special Committee on the Pay and Clothing of the Army, 888

Special Committee on the Payment of Claims, 889

PRESIDENT, 895 -- 943

ARMY, 944 -- 1627

DISTRICT COURTS, 1628 -- 1657

JUSTICE -- DEPARTMENT OF, 1664 -- 1677

NAVY DEPARTMENT, 1678 -- 1730

PATENT OFFICE, 1731 -- 1738

POST OFFICE DEPARTMENT, 1739 -- 1777

PUBLIC PRINTING -- BUREAU OF, 1778 -- 1779

TREASURY DEPARTMENT, 2006 -- 2206

WAR DEPARTMENT (including BUREAU OF EXCHANGE, BUREAU OF CONSCRIPTION, ENGINEER OFFICE, & RAILROAD BUREAU [STATES], 2207 -- 2600

UNOFFICIAL PUBLICATIONS

POLITICS, ECONOMICS, AND SOCIAL ISSUES (5128 -- 6096)

UNIDENTIFIED DOCUMENTS

PRESIDENT

UNKNOWN SOURCE

Dates

  • 1861 - 1865

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright restrictions may apply; please consult Special Collections staff for further information.

Extent

0.50 linear feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

A collection of bills, acts, reports and other documents printed by the Confederate States of America government.

Physical Access Requirements

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Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the University of Iowa Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Special Collections Department
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City IA 52242 IaU
319-335-5921
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