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J. Douglas Archer
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    Coverage: 1945-
    Indexes current and retrospective United Nations documents and publications and includes full-text of several thousand UN documents. ... []
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    Coverage: 1789-1838
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    Fully searchable database of primary source documents from the British National Archives that chronicle the politics, wars, administration, and diplomacy ... []
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    Coverage: Vol. 1 (1859)-v. 24 (1887).
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    Coverage: 1976-
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    Integrates data, analyses, and historical material on voting and elections in America. Chronological coverage varies by office. Presidential coverage begins ... []
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    Contains historical analysis with updates and commentary on Supreme Court decisions. Includes biographies of Supreme Court justices and Supreme Court institutional ... []
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    Call Number: HESB RES Electronic JK 1012 .C63
    Coverage: 2000
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    Searchable database of primary material documenting the actions, debates, and thoughts of the First Federal Congress and its members. Includes the full ... []
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    Coverage: Print began in 1932.
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    Full text searchable collection of the papers issued by the House of Commons from 1801 to the early years of the 21st century: Bills, Reports of Committees, ... []
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    Declassified U.S. documents obtained through the Freedom of Information Act by the National Security Archive, an independent non-governmental research ... []
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