Subject Guides

Decennial Census

  • Bureau of the Census catalog of publications, 1790-1972
    Bibliography and description of all published census reports for each census through 1972.
  • Census catalog and guide
    Describes data products and publications from the Census Bureau, including geographic scope of the information
  • Dubester's U.S. census bibliography with SuDocs class numbers and indexes (Bartle Library HA214 .C66 1996)
    Covers 1790-1945

Other Key Sources

In addition to the sources listed below, the Government Documents collection in the Bartle Library has a wide array of older Census records which can be found using the library catalog.

Peruse the census guides above to help locate specific reports, then check the library catalog to see if BU owns it.

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