The Meriam Library has acquired online access to what is considered to be the single most important series of American government publications – the U.S. Congressional Serial Set, and the American State Papers. This is an online collection of every publication from the 15th through the 103rd Congress, covering the dates from 1789 to 1994. It includes reports and documents either produced or ordered by Congress, Presidential communications, maps, and information related to treaties. Digital images of each document have been reproduced so that they can be viewed in their original form, and the maps and images are available in high resolution color. This important collection of historical primary source material in now available online, and can be searched using keyword or index terms.