Mississippi Members of Congress: Sources Consulted

Sources Consulted

David T. Canon, Garrison Nelson, and Charles Stewart III. Committees in the U.S. Congress, 1789-1946 Washington, DC: CQ Press, 2002.

Library of Congress. Prints & Photographs Online Catalog.

Kenneth C. Martis. The Historical Atlas of United States Congressional Districts. New York: Free Press, 1982. Basis of data used in the creation of the historically congressional district map set.

Cynthia Pease Miller. Guide to Research Collections of Former Members of the United States House of Representatives, 1789-1987. Washington, DC: Office for the Bicentennial of the House of Representatives, 1988.

Mississippi Official and Statistical Register. [Jackson, MS]: Secretary of State.

National Archives. Center for Legislative Archives. Congressional Collections Index. Allows users to search by archival institution, by state, or by Member of Congress.

Garrison Nelson and Clark H. Benson. Committees in the U.S. Congress, 1947-1992. Washington, DC: Congressional Quarterly, 1993.

Newberry Library, Dr. William M. Scholl Center for American History and Culture. Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.. An impressive interactive website used to create the historical congressional district map set.

Karen Dawley Paul and Diane B. Doyle. Guide to Research Collections of Former United States Senators, 1789-1995. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1995.

United States. Congress. Congressional Biographical Directory. Provides basic information about individuals as well as a bibliography and list of archival resources for each member.

United States. Congress. Joint Committee on Printing. Congressional Pictorial Directory. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1967-present.

United States. Congress. Joint Committee on Printing. Pocket Congressional Directory. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1951-1965.

United States. Congress. Joint Committee on Printing. Official Congressional Directory. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1992-present. Used to provide information on committee memberships after 1992.


The Modern Political Archives wishes to acknowledge the assistance of numerous archivists across the state who contributed knowledge of their institution’s holdings to this project.

To correct or add information to this database, please contact Political Papers Archivist Leigh McWhite at (662) 915-1850 or slmcwhit@olemiss.edu.


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