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The present catalog is the fourth edition of a work the Library of Congress first issued in 1966.”
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Popular Names of U.S. Government Reports
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Popular Names of U.S. Government Reports: a Catalog.
4th Ed. Compiled by Bernard A. Bernier, Jr. and Karen A. Wood.
Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress. 1984.
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Bengtson, Marjorie. “Popular Names of U.S. Government Reports: A supplement.” Illinois Libraries 69
(September, 1987): 472-477.
Bengtson, Marjorie. “Popular Names of U.S. Government Reports: Second supplement.” Illinois Libraries
(April 1993): 161-165.
Graf, Jeff and Lou Malcomb. “Identifying Unidentified U.S. Government Reports.” Journal of Government
Information 21 (1994): 105-128.
U.S. Library of Congress. Division of Bibliography. Federal Commissions, Committees, and Boards. 71st
Cong., 2nd sess.,
S. Doc. 71-174, Serial 9214.
Wolanin, Thomas R. Presidential Advisory Commissions: Truman to Nixon. (Madison, WI: University of
Wisconsin Press, 1975).
Zink, Steven. Guide to the Presidential Advisory Commissions, 1973-1984. (Alexandria, VA:
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