"Motions, reports filed, executive communications, votes, and other basic legislative actions of the House and Senate are summarized in the Journals. The Journals do not include the actual floor debates, speeches, or extended remarks." (Office of the Clerk, U.S. House of Representatives)
|House, Senate||1st-43rd||1789-1875||online||House Journal, Senate Journal, from American Memory.|
|House, Senate||1st-14th||1789-1817||online||House and Senate Journals, Series I, via Readex|
|House, Senate||15th-97th, 1st sess.||1817-1981||online||Journals appear in the Serial Set during the period 1817-1981. There are two options to access the same database.
(1) Search CBBcat on the number of the Congress (e.g., sixty-fourth) and either Journal of the House of Representatives or Journal of the Senate; or
(2) Access directly in U.S. Congressional Serial Set under Publication Category > Congressional Journals. This article provides a list of House and Senate Journals that are in the Serial Set in 1817-1952 along with volume numbers: Walter Stubbs, 1997. "Finding congressional journals in the U.S. Serial Set." Journal of Government Information no. 24 (1):39-45. .
|House, Senate||60th-||1907-||Govt Doc XJH (House)
Govt Doc XJS (Senate)
|House||102nd, 2nd sess.-||1992-||online||search or browse in govinfo|
|House, Senate||108th Cong., 2nd sess.-113th Cong., 1st sess.||2004-2013||online||ProQuest Congressional, Committee Prints & Misc. Publications|
|House, Senate||varies||varies||online||HathiTrust, Internet Archive, Google Books|
The Journals for the 1st-16th congresses (1789-1820) are indexed in 2 volumes titled General Index of the Journals of Congress [...], Serial 1939 (1st-10th congresses) and Serial 2071 (11th-16th congresses), available through the two Serial Set options above.
Journal of the Senate in executive session.
|1st-96th||1789-1980||online||Senate Executive Journals|
|1st-43rd||1789-1875||online||Senate Executive Journal, from American Memory.|
|57th-110th||1901-2008||Journal of the executive proceedings of the Senate
Govt Doc Y 1.3/4:
Also Govt Micro Y 1.3/4: (microfiche, scattered holdings)