Legislative Branch

Guide to House Records: Chapter 11: Commerce Department

Chapter 11. Records of the Government Operations Committee and Its Predecessors

Table of Contents

Records of the Government Operations Committee and Its Predecessors, 1814-1988 from Guide to Federal Records in the National Archives of the United States

Committees discussed in this chapter:
Records of the Committee on Expenditures in the Commerce Department (1913-27)

11.70 The Committee on Expenditures in the Department of Commerce was created on May 27, 1913. The few records that exist for this committee are from the 67th Congress.

Record TypeVolumeDates (Congresses)
Committee Papers2 inches1921-23 (67th Congress)
Total volume2 inches 
Committee Records Summary Table

11.71 Statements of disbursements, including individual pay and allowances, made within the Department of Commerce, comprise most of the committee papers.

Bibliographic note: Web version based on Guide to the Records of the United States House of Representatives at the National Archives, 1789-1989: Bicentennial Edition (Doct. No. 100-245). By Charles E. Schamel, Mary Rephlo, Rodney Ross, David Kepley, Robert W. Coren, and James Gregory Bradsher. Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1989.