Federal Government Employment Records

Fact Sheet

The Official Register of the United States

 

Published 1816 to 1959
Biennial publication, odd numbered years, 1816 to 1921
Annual publication 1923 to 1959
Also known as the "Blue Book"
Available in Government Document Sections of designated libraries

 

Call sign: I 1.25 (year)
Call sign at closest regional depository, the University of Iowa: fJK 5

 

Government Publications Department, The University Libraries, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242; third floor of main library, (319) 335 - 5927
Have years 1847 to 1959 (missing some issues)
Published at different times by the Department of State, the Department of the Interior, The Bureau of the Census, and the Civil Service Commission

 

Employees listed alphabetically by agency and department until 1907

 

Employees from every agency and department listed alphabetically from 1907 to 1921

 

After 1923, only high ranking employees listed; for instance, only Commanding Officer of Rock Island Arsenal mentioned

 

Rock Island Arsenal employees are listed from 1875 to 1921

 

Sources

 Mr. C. S. Ferris, Arvada, Colorado

 Mr. Frank T. Allen, Government Publications Department,
The University Libraries, The University of Iowa