Recorded History of the U.S. Congress
“The State of Congressional History” was part of the 2014 meeting of the Society for History in the Federal Government, held at the Robert C. Byrd Center for Legislative Studies.
Panelists talked about the state of congressional history. Topics included current projects attempting to retrieve old records from individual members… read more
Panelists talked about the state of congressional history. Topics included current projects attempting to retrieve old records from individual members of Congress, as well as the differences between the first Congress and the Congress of today. 2014 marked the 225th anniversary of the first meeting of the U.S. Congress at Federal Hall in New York City.
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Richard T. McCulley Historian National Archives and Records Administration->Center for Legislative Archives
Donald A. Ritchie Historian U.S. Senate
Raymond "Ray" W. Smock Director Byrd (Robert C.) Center for Legislative Studies
Matthew A. Wasniewski Historian U.S. House of Representatives
- Society for History in the Federal GovernmentSociety for History in the Federal Government
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