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History: Government Docs

Resources useful for researching history topics at Bowling Green State University

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A good place to start is to search for the topic in these catalogs.

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  What Documents Collections Do We Own?

University Libraries collects federal, state, local, and Canadian documents.  These collections are located on the first floor of Jerome Library next to the bound periodicals stacks.

United States Federal Documents Collection
BGSU became a federal depository in 1933 and we have more than 700,000 publications in the collection

Ohio State Documents Collection
We began receiving Ohio publications in 1953 and we now own more than 31,000 documents published by Ohio agencies.

Bowling Green City Documents Collections
This very small collection includes City Council Minutes, Mayor's Reports, and City Ordinances, among other city published titles.