Documentation: Census 1860
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Survey: Census 1860
Document: Measuring America: The Decennial Censuses From 1790 to 2000
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Measuring America: The Decennial Censuses From 1790 to 2000
Appendix D. Bibliography
Eaton, George B., ed., The Handy Book for Genealogists. 9th ed. Logan, UT: The Everton Publishers, Inc., c. 1999. 619 pp. ISBN 1-890895-03-2.

Kyvig, David E., and Marty A. Myron. Nearby History: Exploring the Past Around You. Nashville, TN: The American Association for State and Local History, c. 1982. xiii, 300 pp. ISBN 0-910050-59-7

National Archives and Records Administration. Federal Population and Mortality Schedules, 1790-1910, in the National Archives and the States. Special List 24. Washington, DC, 1986. xvi, 140 pp. (microfiche only) .

The 1900 Federal Population Census, Revised. Washington, DC, 1996. ISBN 0-911333-14-2

The 1910 Federal Population Census, A Catalog of Microfilm Copies of the Schedules. Washington, DC, 1982. 44 pp.

The 1920 Federal Population Census, Revised. Washington, DC, 1992. 96 pp. ISBN 0-911333-86-X

The 1790-1890 Federal Population Censuses, Revised. Washington, DC, 1997. ISBN 0-911333-63-0

Cross Index to Selected City Streets and Enumeration Districts, 1910 Census. National Archives Microfiche Publication M1283. N.d., 50 fiche.

Our Family, Our Town: Essays on Family and Local History Sources in the National Archives. Washington, DC, 1987. xvi, 233 pp. ISBN 0-911333-50-9.

National Archives and Records Service. Cartographic Records of the Bureau of the Census. Preliminary Inventory No. 103. Washington, DC, 1958. v, 108 pp.

Federal Population Schedules, 1790-1890. A Catalog of Microfilm Copies of the Schedules. Washington, DC, 1977. 90 pp.

Guide to Genealogical Research in the National Archives, Revised. Washington, DC, 1985. xiii, 304 pp. ISBN 0-911333-00-2.

List of Free Black Heads of Families in the First Census of the United States. Special List 34. Washington, DC, 1974. 44 pp.

Luebking, Sandra H., ed., and Szucs, Loretto D. The Source: A Guidebook of American Genealogy. Salt Lake City, UT, Ancestry Publishing Co., 1997. 846 pp. ISBN: 0-916489-67-1.

Thorndale, William, and William Dollarhide. Map Guide to the U.S. Federal Censuses, 1790-1920. Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1992. ISBN 0-806311-88-6.

U.S. Bureau of the Census. A Century of Population Growth. Baltimore, MD, Genealogical Publishing Company, 1970

Factfinder for the Nation. CFF No. 4, "History and Organization." Washington, DC, 2000. 12pp.

Heads of Families at the First Census of the United States Taken in the Year 1790 [state]. Washington, DC, 2001.

The 1950 Censuses-How They Were Taken. Washington, DC, 1955. 222 pp.

Principal Data Collection Forms Used in the 1950 Censuses. Washington, DC, 1952. 41 pp.

1960 Censuses of Population and Housing: Procedural History. Washington, DC, 1966. 387 pp.

Principal Data Collection Forms and Procedures. Washington, DC, 1961. 62 pp.

Survey of Components of Change and Residential Finance. . .Principal DataCollection Forms and Procedures.Washington, DC, 1962. 36 pp.

1970 Census of Population and Housing: Data Collection Forms and Procedures. Series PHC (R)-2. Washington, DC, 1971. 115 pp.

Procedural History. Series PHC(R)-1. Washington, DC, 1976. 674 pp.

Survey of Components of Inventory Change and Residential Finance: Principal Data-Collection Forms and Procedures. Series (PHC(R)-4. Washington, DC, 1972. 38 pp.

1980 Census of Population and Housing: History. Series PHC80-R-2. Washington, DC. Issued in parts, 19861989.

Twenty Censuses: Population and Housing Questions, 1790-1890. Washington, DC, 1979. 91 pp.

100 Years of Data Processing: The Punchcard Century. Prepared for the Hollerith Centennial celebration, June 20, 1990.

Working Paper 39. Population and Housing Inquiries in U.S. Decennial Censuses, 1790-1970. Washington, DC, 1973. 179 pp.

1990 Census of Population and Housing: History. Series CPH-R-2A-D. Washington, DC. Issued in parts, 19931996.

Census 2000 Operational Plan. Series DMD/01-1419, Washington, DC. December 2000. University of Wisconsin-Madison, Center for Demography and Ecology. Procedural History of the 1940 Census of Population and Housing. Prepared by Robert Jenkins. Madison, WI, 1983. 200 pp.

Wright, Carroll D. and William C. Hunt. The History and Growth of the United States Census. Prepared for the Senate Committee on the Census. Washington, DC, 1900. (Covers 1790-1890.)

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