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Papers of the Continental Congress, compiled 1774 - 1789

ARC Identifier 1938489 / MLR Number UD 1

Series from Record Group 360: Records of the Continental and Confederation Congresses and the Constitutional Convention, 1765 - 1821

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Creator(s):Congress of the Confederation. (03/02/1781 - 03/04/1789)
Type(s) of Archival Materials:Textual Records
Contact(s):

National Archives at Washington, DC - Textual Reference (RD-DC-1), National Archives Building, 7th and Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC, 20408. PHONE: 202-357-5385; FAX: 202-357-5936; EMAIL: Archives1reference@nara.gov.

 
Inclusive Dates:1774 - 1789
Part Of:Record Group 360: Records of the Continental and Confederation Congresses and the Constitutional Convention, 1765 - 1821
Includes: 190 file units described in ARCSearch within this Series
Arrangement:Arranged numerically (1 - 196) by item number assigned by William A. Weaver, a clerk in the State Department, in 1835.
Access Restriction(s):Unrestricted
Use Restriction(s):Unrestricted
Microform Publication(s) Available:M247, Papers of the Continental Congress, 1774-1789.
 
Finding Aid Type:Index
Finding Aid Note:Card Index 1 of this series indexes items 12A, 14-16, 18, 19, 49-77, 79-115, and 157.
Finding Aid Source:LIBRARY OF CONGRESS. MANUSCRIPT DIVISION.
  
Finding Aid Type:Index
Finding Aid Note:Card Index 2 of this series indexes item 78 (Letters Addressed to Congress, 1775 - 1789).
Finding Aid Source:LIBRARY OF CONGRESS. MANUSCRIPT DIVISION.
  
Finding Aid Type:Index
Finding Aid Note:Card Index 3 of this series indexes item 195 (Oaths of Allegiance, 1776 - 1789).
Finding Aid Source:LIBRARY OF CONGRESS. MANUSCRIPT DIVISION.
  
Finding Aid Type:Index
Finding Aid Note:This series includes eight volumes of manuscript indexes. Volume 4 is missing.
Finding Aid Source:DEPARTMENT OF STATE.
  
Finding Aid Type:Index
Finding Aid Note:This series is indexed by the five volume publication "Index, The Papers of the Continental Congress" by John P. Butler.
Finding Aid Source:NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION
 
Variant Control Number(s):HMS/MLR Entry Number: UD 1
 
Lifecycle Tracking Information 
Custodial History Note:This series was in the custody of the Department of State until its transfer to the Library of Congress in 1903. It was subsequently transferred to the National Archives in 1952.

 

 
 

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