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HIST 3365 Drugs and Alcohol in American History: Government Documents

This guide is a compilation of library and Internet resources that may be useful for researching the history of alcohol and drugs in the United States.


There are thousands of government documents on the use of drugs and alcohol. The sources on this page either provide indexing for government documents or list some sample titles.

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Other Useful Databases & Internet Sites

Useful Print Indexes

Documents Collections


The BGSU Libraries house collections of United States, Ohio, Bowling Green, and Canadian government documents.  For more information, see:

Some Sample Government Documents

The following links are to full text of U.S. Senate and House Documents and Reports: