Understand the Data Sources of Data Files Print Volumes

The Government Publications Library keeps the printed volumes of the Decennial Census from 1790 - present in order by year. Users can search for specific censuses in MNCAT by using the subject heading keywords of "united states census" and the year. Additional resources that can be used to identify which volume you need are listed below.

  • Dubester's U.S. Census Bibliography with Sudocs Class Numbers and Indexes - Check MNCAT Record
  • Population Information In Nineteenth Century Census Volumes - Check MNCAT Record
  • Population Information In Twentieth Century Census Volumes, 1900 - 1940 - Check MNCAT Record
  • Population Information In Twentieth Century Census Volumes, 1950-1980 - Check MNCAT Record