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Humboldt State University became a congressionally designated selective federal depository in 1963, but the collection can date back to the 1860s. On behalf of our 50th year anniversary as a federal depository, the Government Documents department would like to take the opportunity to share with you some of the interesting and useful documents that we hold.

Federal and State documents come in all formats. You can find documents in print, microfilm, microfiche and more commonly now, electronic digital resources. Some of the documents you might find in the collection range from the United States Constitution, children's books, information on space attire, National Forest Maps, posters, and congressional hearings by the federal and state legislature. You will also find documents in other languages, such as Spanish. Take some time to look around. Public access to the government documents collection is guaranteed by public law. (Title 44 United States Code).

Be sure to also check out our "Past displays" which highlights many other titles and subject areas in this collection.

The Constitution of the United States : with index and the Declaration of Independence.

Title: The Constitution of the United States : with index and the Declaration of Independence.

Publication: Washington, DC : U.S. G.P.O. : U.S. G.P.O., Edition: 25th ed., 2012

Call No: Docs Y 1.1/7. 112-129

Title: California Legislature at Sacramento, 2011/2012

Publication: Sacramento : California State Print. Office, 1941-

SuDoc: CalDocs L500.D5:2011/2012

California Legislature at Sacramento, 2011/2012
Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail, California series--Northern Sierra: Barker Pass to Old Station.

Title: Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail, California series--Northern Sierra: Barker Pass to Old Station.

Publication: United States Department of Agriculture, Forest Service., 2010

Call No: Docs A 13.36/2-6:R 5-RG-190/2010

Shelved As: Docs A 13.28 P 11/18x 2011

Title: Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit, California, Mount Diablo Meridian

Publication: Washington, D.C. : United States Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, 2010

SuDoc: CDocs A 13.36/2-6:R 5-RG-140/2010

Title: Roster: federal, state, county and city officials. Directory of state services of the State of California.

Publication: [Sacramento] : Secretary of State., 1900s-

Call No: CalDocs S400.D5a 1964

Title: Antarctica legislation, 1961. Hearings before the Subcommittee on Territorial and Insular Affairs of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, House of Representatives, Eighty-seventh Congress, first session, on H.R. 7149, H.R. 7475, H.R. 7486, and H.R. 7489, bills to provide for continuity and support of study, research, and development of programs for peaceful uses in science, commerce, and other activities related to Antarctica, which shall include, but shall not be limited to, gathering, evaluating, correlating, and dispersing of information and knowledge obtained from exploration, research, and other mediums relating to weather, communications, travel, and other areas of information; also to coordinate Antarctic activitiies among those agencies of the United States government and private institutions interested in or concerned directly with the promotion, advancement, increase, and diffusion of knowledge of the Antarctic; and to direct and administer United States Antarctic programs in the national interest. August 24-25, 1961.

Publication:Washington : U.S. Govt. Print. Office, 1962.

SuDoc: Docs Y4.IN 8/14:87/11

Title: Point Reyes National Seashore. Hearings before the subcommittee on National Parks of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, House of Representatives, Eighty-seventh Congress, first session, on H.R.2275 and H.R.3244, bills to establish the Point Reyes National Seashore in the State of California, and for other purposes.

Publication: Washington : U.S. Govt. Print. Office, 1961

Call No: Docs Y4.IN 8/14:87/10

Title: Use and disposition of railroad right-of-way grants : hearings before the Subcommittee on Public Lands of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, House of Represenatives, Eighty-seventh Congress, first session on H.R. 6630 and H.R. 6945 ... H.R. 7550 ... June 29 and 30, 1961.

Publication: Washington : U.S. G.P.O., 1961

SuDoc: Docs Y4.IN 8/14:87/9

Title: California driver handbook

Publication: State of California, Department of Motor Vehicles., 1900s-

Call No: CalDocs M500.D83:2013

Title: How our laws are made

Publication: Washington : U.S. G.P.O., 2007.

SuDoc: Docs Y 1.1/7:110-49

Title: Building blocks for a healthy future : guía para familias

Publication: [Rockville, Md.] : U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Substance Abuse Prevention, 2006.

Call No: Docs HE 20.402:B 62/GUIDE/SPAN.

Title: Creative America : arts & the pursuit of happiness

Publication: [Washington] : National Endowment for the Arts, 1976.

SuDoc: Docs NF 2.2:C 86

Title: Hubble 2010 : science year in review.

Publication: [Baltimore, Md.] : Space Telescope Science Institute, 2004-

Call No: Docs NAS 1.83/4:2010

Title: Water quality in the State Water Project, 2000 and 2001.

Publication: [Sacramento, Calif.] : State of California, the Resources Agency, Dept. of Water Resources, Division of Operations and Maintenance, Environmental Assessment Branch, 2004.

SuDoc: CalDocs W764.Q82 S74

Title: History-social science framework for California public schools : kindergarten through grade twelve.

Publication: Sacramento, Calif. : California Dept. of Education. Developed by the History-Social Science Curriculum Framework and Criteria Committee ; adopted by the California State Board of Education, 2005.

Call No: CalDocs E506.H57 2005

Title: Journal of the Senate, Legislature of the State of California.

Publication: Sacramento : California State Print. Office, 1942.

SuDoc: CalDocs L500.J7s:1999/2000 vol.3