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Consult Bibliographies for lists of books on Congress and the government as well as for lists of special collections, such as books written by sitting Senators and novels about Capitol Hill.


Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

The Directory provides information about former and current senators.


Sessions of Congress

Congressional Sessions lists all Congresses and corresponding years  - from 1789, when the 1st Congress met, through the current Congress.


Senators' Papers

The U.S. Senate Historical Office has published the Guide to Research Collections of Former United States Senators, 1789-1995, which lists where the papers of former senators are located, and provides general descriptions of the content of the collections.