The people and activities of the U.S. House of Representatives have inspired numerous publications and millions of pages of records that tell their stories. Browse resources to help conduct research on congressional records, the institution of the House, its committees, and its Speakers. Access bibliographies, lists of standard reference volumes, and finding aids for official House Records to discover the history behind the House.
A glossary of terms related to archival and records management that may be encountered when doing archival research.
A glossary of congressional terms that commonly appear in the description of official House records.
The text of the House Rule that governs the official records of the U.S. House of Representatives.
This list is useful for researching records from a committee that no longer exists, has had a name change, or had its jurisdiction folded into another committee.