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Hearing transcripts are the official record of a committee's proceedings regarding legislation or issues of concern.
Hearings are located on the 6th floor of the stacks, shelved by SuDoc number. Our extensive collection began in the early 1900s.
Hearings on microfiche are located in cabinets on the 6th floor of the stacks, filed by SuDoc number. The collection dates back to the 97th Congress (1981).
1833 - present (23rd Congress - ) LexisNexis™ Congressional, a database produced by LexisNexis™, is available through the public Internet terminals at the Connecticut State Library. More information.
1833 - 1969 (23rd - 91st Congress/1st session) CIS US Congressional Committee Hearings Index (GIS REF KF40.C56)
1970 (92nd Congress - ) CIS Annual (GIS REF KF49.C62)
1979 - present (94th Congress - ) State Library Catalog
1823 - 1964 (18th - 88th Congress) Senate microfiche is in balcony cabinets. Use CIS Index to Unpublished US Senate Committee Hearings (GIS REF KF40.C55) or LexisNexis™ Congressional, a database available through the public Internet terminals at the Connecticut State Library (More information) to determine microfiche number for a specific hearing.
1833 - 1964 (23rd - 88th Congress) House microfiche is in cabinets located off the Balcony in Room L-502. Use CIS Index to Unpublished US House Committee Hearings (GIS REF KF40.C54) to determine microfiche number for a specific hearing.
1995-present, (104th Congress-), hearings released to the Government Printing Office from the Committees are on GPOAccess.
Prepared by the Government Information and Reference Services Unit, page revised 11/2007.