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Records of the Office of the Clerk
RECORD BOOKS. 13 vols. 2 ft.
952 House bill book (75C-A1); House resolution book--joint, concurrent, and simple--together with Senate joint and concurrent resolutions (75C-A2); Senate bill book (75C-A3); individual ledger (75C-44); register of papers sent to the Senate (75C-A5); register of papers received from the Senate (75C-A6); register of committee reports, messages from the President, and executive comminications (75C-A7); and petition book (750-A8).
OTHER RECORDS. 6 in.
953 Certified copy of Presidential Proclamation of Oct. 12, 1937, "Convening the Congress in Extra Session" (75C-B1); and monthly reports of the Recon
Finance Corporation submitted to the Clerk of the House pursuant to statutory requirement (75C-B2), arranged chronologically.
SEVENTY-SIXTH CONGRESS, 1939-41
First Session, January 3-August 5, 1939
Records of Legislative Proceedings
MINUTE BOOKS AND JOURNALS. 16 vols. 5 ft.
Minute book, 1st session (76A-Al); legislative journal, 1st session (76AA2); minute book, 2d and 3d sessions (76A-A3); and legislative journal, 2d session (76A-A4) and 3d session (76A-A5).
BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS ORIGINATING IN THE HOUSE. 24 ft.
955 Fifty-eight volumes of original House bills (76A-B2); l volume of original House joint resolutions (76A-B2); original House concurrent resolutions (76A-B3); House simple resolutions (76A-34); House Resolution 473, correcting the Congressional Record of Apr. 25, 1940, which was withdrawn (76AB5); House motions and orders (76A-B6); desk copies of House bills passed (76A-B7); desk copies of House joint resolutions passed (764-B8); desk copies of House concurrent resolutions agreed to (76A-B9); desk copies of House simple resolutions agreed to (76A-B10); engrossed House bills (76A-Bll); engrossed House joint resolutions (76A-B12); engrossed House concurrent resolutions (76A-B13); desk copies of House bills tabled (76A-314); desk copies of House joint resolutions tabled (76A-315); desk copies of House concurrent resolutions tabled (76A-B16); desk copies of House simple resolutions tabled (76A-B17); desk copy of a House bill indefinitely postponed (76A-318); desk copies of House bills that failed to pass (76A-319); and desk copies of House simp.le resolutions that were not agreed to (76A-B20). Arranged numerically within each group.
BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS ORIGINATING IN THE SENATE AND CONSIDERED IN THE HOUSE. I ft.
956 Senate bills passed (76A-C1); Senate joint resolutions passed (76A-C2); Senate concurrent resolutions (76A-C3); engrossed Sena te bills (76A-C4); engrossed Senate joint resolutions (76A-C5); engrossed Senate concurrent resolutions (76A-C6); Senate simple resolutions and announcements comminicated to the House (76A-C7); and notifications of Senate agreement to House amendments or to conference committee reports on Sena te bills and resolutions. (76A-C8). Arranged numerically within each group.
PAPERS ACCOMPANYING SPECIFIC BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS, 130 ft.
957 Grouped by specified committees listed below. Arranged numerically by bill or resolution within each committee, except 76A-D6, 76A-D19, 76A-D25, 76A-D29, and 76A-D38, in which private bills are arranged alphabetically by person or subject.
Committee on Accounts (76A-D2); Committee on Agriculture (76A-D2); Committee on Banking and Currency (76A-D3); Committee on the Census (76A-D4); Committee on the Civil Service (76A-D5); Committee on Claims (76A-DO); Committee on Coinage, Weights, and Measures (76A-D7); Committee on Disposition of Executive Papers (76A-D8); Committee on the District of Columbia (76AD9); Committee on Education (76A-D10); Committee on Election of President, Vice President, and Representatives in Congress (76A-D11); Committee on Expenditures in the Executive Departments (76A-D12); Committee on Fload Control (76A-D13); Committee on Foreign Affairs (76A-D14); Committee on Immigration and Naturalization (76A-D15); Committee on Indian Affairs (76AD16); Committee on Insular Affairs (76A-D17); Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce (76A-D18); Committee on Invalid Pensions (76A-D19); Committee on Irrigation and Reclamation (76A-D20); Committee on the Judiciary (76AD21); Committee on Labor (76A-D22); Committee on the Library (76A-D23); Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries (76A-D24); Committee on Military Affairs (76A-D25); Committee on Mines and Mining (76A-D26); Committee on Naval Affairs (76A-D27); Committee on Patents (76A-D28); Committee on Pensions (76A-D29); Committee on the Post Office and post Roads (76A-D30); Committee on Printing (76A-D31); Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds (76A-D32); Committee on Public Lands (76A-D33); Committee on Rivers and Harbors (765-D34); Committee on Roads (776A-D35); Committee on Rules (76A D36); Committee on the Territories (76A-D37); Committee on War Claims (764D38); Committee on Ways and Means (76A-D39); and Committee on World War Veterans' Legislation (76A-D40).
COMMITTEE REPORTS, 81 vols. 18 ft.
Original committee reports, 1st session (76A-El), 2d session (76A-E2), and 3d session (76A-E3). Arranged numerically within each group.
COMMITTEE PAPERS. 215 ft.
Records of the following committees, relating to the subjects listed or consisting of the kinds of documents specified. Subjects are arranged chronologically within each group, unless otherwise indicated. Committee on Agriculture: executive communications (76A-Fl.l), arranged
numerically; hearings (76A-F1.2); and various subjects (76A-F1.3).
Committee on Appropriations: correspondence (764-F2.1) and investigation
of the Works Progress Administration (76A-T2.2). A preliminary inventory, as yet unpublished, describes the records of this investigation
by the Subcommittee on the Works Progress Administration. Committee on Banking and Currency: various subjects (76A-F3.1). There is
also a docket volume, 76th Congress, 1st session, to 77th Congress, 2d
session (76A-F3.2). Committee on the Census: a volume of minutes (76A-F4.1). Committee on the Civil Service: various subjects (76A-F5.1). There is also
a volume of minutes (76A-F5.2). Committee on Coinage, Weights, and Measures: a docket volume (76A-F6.1).
For minutes, 1st session, see entry 946. Committee on Disposition of Executive Papers: various subjects (76A-17.1). Committee on the District of Columbia; executive communications (76A-F8..),
arranged numerically; hearings on the administration and operation of the Alcoholic Beverage Control Act (76A-F8.2); hearings on the milk in
dustry (76A-F8.3); and various subjects (76A-F8.4). Committee on Education: correspondence relating to Federal aid to education
(76A-F9.1), arranged alphabetically by correspondent; and various sub
jects (76A-F9.2). Committee on Election of President, Vice President, and Representatives in
Congressvarious subjects (76A-F10.1).
Estes Kefauver, Tennessee (76A-F11,2).
Thomas M. Eaton, California (76A-F12.1). Committee on Elections No. 3: contested election cases of Emory F. Smith v.
James G. Polk, Ohio (76A-F13,1), and Albert F. Swanson v. Vincent F.
Harrington, Iowa (76A-F13.2). Committee on Enrolled Bills: various subjects (76A-F14.1). There is also a
volume relating to the enrollment of bills and resolutions (76A-F14.2). Comnittee on Expenditures in the Executive Departments: correspondence (76A
F15.1); executive communications (76A-F15.2), arranged alphabetically by
agency; and various subjects (76A-F15.3). Comuni ttee on Flood Control: various subjects (76A-F16.1). Committee on Foreign Affairs: correspondence (76A-F17.1), arranged alpha
betically by correspondent; Foreign Service Buildings Commission (76A-17.
2); neutrality legislation (76A-F17.3); and various subjects (76A-F17.4). Committee on Immigration and Naturalization: various subjects (76A-F18.1)
and unbound minutes (76A-F18.2). Comittee on Indian Affairs: executive communications (76A-F19.1), arranged
alphabetically by agency. There is also a volume of minutes (761-F19.2). Committee on Insular Affairs: Philippine Islands (76A-F20.1); Puerto Rico
(76A-F20.2); and the Virgin Islands (76A-F20.3). Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce: executive communications (76A
F21,1), arranged alphabetically by agency. There are also 2 docket vol
umes (76A-F21.2) and a volume of minutes (76A-F21.3). Committee on Invalid Pensions: correspondence (76A-F22.1), arranged alpha
betically by correspondent; various subjects (76A-F22.2); and unbound minutes (76A-F22.3).
recences beau cannoenondence relating to special suu jour,
Committee on Irrigation and Reclamation: various subjects (76A-F23.1). Committee on the Judiciary: correspondence (76A-F24.1), arranged alphabeti
cally by correspondent; executive communications (76A-F24.2), arranged alphabetically by agency; and various subjects (76A-F24.3). There is
also a volume of minutes (76A-F24.4). Committee on Labor: executive communications (76A-F25.1), arranged alpha
betically by agency; and various subjects (76A-F25.2). Committee on the Library: correspondence (76A-F26.1); executive communica
tions (76A-F26.2), arranged alphabetically by agency; National Archives (76A-F26.3); various subjects (76A-F26.4); and unbound minutes (76A-F26.
5 . Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries: various subjects (76A-F27.1). Committee on Military Affairs: various subjects (76A-F28.1). Committee on Mines and Mining: various subjects (76A-F29.1) and unbound min
utes (76A-F29.2). Committee on Naval Affairs: various subjects (76A-F30.1). Committee on Patents: general correspondence (76A-F31.1), arranged alphabeti
cally by correspondent; correspondence relating to special subjects (76AF31.2); various subjects (76A-F31.3); and unbound minutes (76A-F31.4).
For docket, see entry 933. Committee on Pensions: correspondence (76A-F32.1); receipts for case files
loaned to committee by the Veterans' Administration (76A-F32.2); various
subjects (76A-F32.3); and unbound minutes (76A-F32.4). Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads: various subjects (76A-F33.1).
There is also a docket volume (76A-F33.2). Committee on Printing: various subjects (76A-F34.1). Committee on Public Lands: various subjects (76A-F35.1). Committee on Revision of the Laws; various subjects (76A-F36.1). Committee on Rivers and Harbors: various subjects (76A-F37.1) and unbound
minutes (76A-F37.2). Committee on Roads: various subjects (76A-F38.1). Committee on the Territories: Alaska (76A-F39.1); Hawaii (764-F39.2); and
various subjects (76A-F39.3). Committee on War Claims: various subjects (76A-F40.1). Committee on Ways and Means: correspondence (76A-F42.1), arranged alphabeti
cally by correspondent; executive communications (76A-F41.2), arranged
numerically; hearings (76A-F41.3); and various subjects (76A-F41.4). Committee of the whole House: various subjects (76A-F42.1). Committee on World War Veterans' Legislation: various subjects (76A-F43.1). Select Committee on Government Organization: various subjects (76A-F44.1). Select Committee to Investigate the National Labor Relations Board: various
subjects (76A-F45.1). Select Committee to Investigate National Defense Migration, 76th and 77th
Congresses: National Archives Preliminary Inventory No. 72 describes
the records of this committee. Select Committee on Conservation of Wildlife Resources: See entry 919.
ORIGINALS OF PRINTED HOUSE DOCUMENTS. 63 vols. 13 ft.
Original House documents, lst session (76A-G2), 2d session (76A-G2), and 3d session (76A-G3). Arranged numerically within each group.
PETITIONS AND MEMORTALS, RESOLUTIONS OF STATE LEGISLATURES, AND RELATED
(76A-H1.2); farm bill (76A-H1.3); farm credit reorganization (76A-H1.4); forestry (76A-H1.5); interest rates (76A-H1.6); loans (76A-H1.7); process
ing tax (76A-H1.8); sugar (76A-H1.9); and wildlife (76A-H1.10). Committee on Appropriations: agricultural appropriation bill (76A-H2.1);
civil service (76A-H2.2); Dutch elm disease (764-H2.3); Federal arts projects (76A-H2.4); Federal Emergency Relief Act (76A-H2.5); Federal music projects (76A-H2,6); Federal theater projects (76A-H2.7); House Committee on Un-American Activities (764-H2.8); independent offices appropriation bill (76A-H2.9); Interior Department appropriation bill (76A H2.10); La Follette Civil Liberties Committee (76A-H2.11); National Labor Relations Act and the National Labor Relations Board (76A-H2.12); National Youth Administration (76A-H2.13); neutrality and national defense legislation (76A-H2.14); Venereal Disease Control Act (76A-H2.15); and Works Prog
ress Administration ( 76A-H2.16). Committee on Banking and Currency: constitutional money system ( 76A-H3.1);
credit unions (76A-H3.2); Federal land banks (76A-H3.3); Federal Reserve System (76A-H3.4); Home Owners' Loan Corporation (76A-H3.5); Housing Act of 1938 (76A-H3.6); Housing Act of 1940 (76A-H3.7); insurance of bank loans to business (76A-H3.8); Monetary Control Act (768-H3.9); Works
Progress Administration (76A-H3.10); and various subjects (76A-H3.11). Committee on the Census: elimination of questions from the census question
naire violating the right of privacy (76A-H4.1). Comittee on the Civil Service: extension of the Federal classified civil
service (76A-H5.1); hearing and settlement of employee grievances (76AH5.2); retirement of employees in the classified civil service (76A-H5.
3); and various subjects (76A-H5.4). Committee on Coinage, Weights, and Measures: coinage of fractional minor
coins (76A-H6.1); purchase of silver by the Federal Government (76A-H6.2);
and various subjects (76A-H6.3). Committee on the District of Columbia: return of prohibition to the District
of Columbia (76A-H7.1). Committee on Education: Federal aid to education (764-H8.1); National Labor
Relations Act (76A-H8.2); and various subjects (76A-H8.3). Committee on Immigration and Naturalization: Alien Registration Act of 1940
beverages over the radio (76A-H12.1); aeronautics (76A-H12.2); chainstore tax (76A-H12.3); food, drugs, and cosmetics (76A-H12.4); freight rates (76A-H12.5); motion-picture legislation (76A-H12.6); oil control (76A-H12.7); railway employees' mileage and workweek (76A-H12.8); St. Lawrence waterway (764-H12.9); Transportation Act (76A-H12.10); wool labeling (76A-H12.11); and various subjects (76A-H12.12).