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Texas and European Union documents

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The TCU Library is also a European Union Documentation Centre. EU publications are cataloged in the online catalog and are shelved in the main stacks.

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Department of Health, Education and Welfare (1953-1969)

FS 1.1: Annual Reports
FS 1.2: General Publications
FS 1.6/3: Handbooks, Manuals, Guides
FS 1.13/5: Facts on Aging
FS 1.18: Bibliographies and Lists of Publications
FS 1.19: Health, Education, and Welfare Trends
FS 1.23/4: Programs for the Handicapped
FS 1.23/5: Mental Retardation Activities of the U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare
FS 1.26: Education and Training, Annual Report of the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare to the Congress on Training Activities Under the Manpower Development and Training Act 1962-

Public Health Service (1939-1969)

FS 2.2 General Publications
FS 2.6/2: PHS Rehabilitation Guide Series
FS 2.6: Regulations, Rules, and Instructions
FS 2.21: Public Health Bibliography Series
FS 2.22: General Publications
FS 2.22/8: Research and Training Grants and Awards of Public Health Service
FS 2.22/11: Highlights of Heart Progress
FS 2.22/13-9: NIH Quarterly Publications List 1969-
FS 2.22/13: Bibliographies and Lists of Publications
FS 2.22/14-2: Progress Against Cancer, 1958-
FS 2.22/15: Handbooks, Manuals, Guides
FS 2.22/16-2: Research Project Summaries, National Institute of Mental Health
FS 2.22/16: Highlights of Progress in Mental Health Research
FS 2.22/17: Highlights of Research Progess in Allergy and Infectious Diseases
FS 2.22/18: National Cancer Institute Monographs
FS 2.22/25-2: Research Programs in Aging
FS 2.22/25: Research Highlights in Aging
FS 2.22/28: Research Highlights, national Institutes of Health
FS 2.22/31: Mental Health Monographs
FS 2.22/33: Resources for Medical Research, Reports
FS 2.22/34: Heart Research News
FS 2.22/35: Resources Analysis Memos
FS 2.22/38-2: Data on Staff and Man-Hours, Outpatient Psychiatric Clinics in the United States
FS 2.22/38-3: Outpatient Psychiatric Clinics, Community Service Activities
FS 2.22/38: Data On Patients of Outpatient Psychiatric Clinics in the United States
FS 2.22/42: National Institute of Mental Health Training Grant Program
FS 2.22/43: Research Profiles
FS 2.22/45: Proceedings of Annual Conference, Mental Health Career Development Program
FS 2.22/48: Androgenic and Myogenic Endocrine Bioassay Data
FS 2.22/50-3: Occupational Health Notes
FS 2.22/50-6: Bulletin of Suicidology
FS 2.22/51: Current Projects in Prevention, Control, and Treatment of Crime and Delinquency
FS 2.22/55: NINBD (National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Blindness) Monographs
FS 2.22/57: Nutrition Surveys [by country]
FS 2.24/2: List of Publications Issued by the Public Health Service
FS 2.24: Bibliographies
FS 2.30: Addresses
FS 2.33: Workers' Health Series
FS 2.42/3: Reported Tuberculosis Data
FS 2.53/2-2: Mental Health Statistics
FS 2.53/2: Mental Health Statistics, Current Report Series, MHB
FS 2.53/3: Mental Health Manpower, Current Statistical and Activities Reports
FS 2.53: Mental Health Series
FS 2.59: Patients in Mental Institutions
FS 2.60/2: Communicable Disease Center Publications
FS 2.60/7: Communicable Disease Center, Handbooks, Manuals, Guides
FS 2.60: Communicable Disease Center, Activities
FS 2.61: Cancer Morbidity Series
FS 2.62: Public Health Technical Monographs
FS 2.64/7: Water Pollution Control Research and Training Grants, List of Awards, Research Grants, Research Fellowships, Training Grants, Demonstration Grants
FS 2.64: Water Pollution Publications
FS 2.69: Tuberculosis Beds in Hospitals and Sanatoria, Index of Beds Available
FS 2.74/3: Hospital and Medical Facilities Series Under Hill-Burton Program
FS 2.74/4: Hospital and Medical Facilities Series, Health Professions Education
FS 2.74/5: Hospital and Medical Facilities Series, Facilities for the Mentally Retarded
FS 2.77: Directory of Local Health Units
FS 2.84/2: Public Health Service Water Pollution Surveillance System
FS 2.84: Statistical Summary of Municipal Water Facilities
FS 2.85/2: Vital and Health Statistics
FS 2.85/4: Life Tables
FS 2.86/4: To the 1st Americans, Annual Report on the Indian Health Program
FS 2.86/3: Dental Services for Indians, Annual Report, Fiscal Year
FS 2.93/3-2: National Air Pollution Control Administration Publications, APTD (series)
FS 2.93/3: National Air Pollution Control Administration Publication, AP (series)
FS 2.93/5: Reports for Consultation on Air Quality Control Regions
FS 2.93: Digest of State Air Pollution Laws
FS 2.98: National Conference on Air Pollution, Publications, Addresses, Etc.
FS 2.109: Vital Statistics, Special Reports
FS 2.309: Health Consequences of Smoking, A Public Health Service Review

National Library of Medicine (1956-1969)

FS 2.202: General Publications
FS 2.209: Bibliographies
FS 2.214: Scientific Translation Program Publications
FS 2.300/2: Environmental Health Factors, Nursing Homes
FS 2.300/5: Analytical Reference Service Studies
FS 2.300: Environmental Health Series
FS 2.303: Activities Report
FS 2.304: Fluoridation Census

Social Security Administration (1946-1969)

FS 3.1: Annual Reports
FS 3.2: General Publications
FS 3.3/2: Social Security Yearbook
FS 3.4: Information Service Circulars. ISC
FS 3.5: Laws
FS 3.6/3: Handbooks, Manuals, Guides
FS 3.6/4: Health Insurance for the Aged, HIM-
FS 3.6: Regulations, Rules, and Instructions
FS 3.9: Bureau Reports
FS 3.10: Addresses
FS 3.11: Bureau Memorandum
FS 3.13: Public Assistance Reports
FS 3.14: Bureau of Circulars
FS 3.20: Illustrations From State Public Assistance Agencies, Current Practices in Staff Training
FS 3.28/4: Health Insurance Statistics
FS 3.28/5: Health insurance statistics. HI
FS 3.35 OASI-
FS 3.38: Bibliographies and Lists of Publications
FS 3.40: Handbook of Old-Age and Survivors Insurance Statistics
FS 3.41: Advisory Council on Social Security, Report
FS 3.52: Social Security Information, SSI-

Bureau of Employment Security (1939-1949)

FS 3.102: General Publications

Children's Bureau (1946-1963)

FS 3.213/2: Bibliographies and Lists of Publications
FS 3.214: Statistical Series
FS 3.222: Juvenile Delinquency, Facts, Facets
FS 3.224: Headliner Series
FS 3.225: Addresses

Bureau of Federal Credit Unions (1948-1969)

FS 3.301: Report of Operations
FS 3.302: General Publications
FS 3.306/2: Handbooks, Manuals, Guides
FS 3.306: Regulations, Rules, and Instructions

Civilian Conservation Corps (1939-1943)

FS 4.1: Annual Reports
FS 4.2: General Publications
FS 4.7: Forestry Publications

Office of Education (1939-1969)

FS 5.1: Annual Reports
FS 5.2: General Publications
FS 5.3: Bulletins
FS 5.4: Circulars
FS 5.6/2: Handbooks, Manuals, Guides
FS 5.6: Regulations, Rules, and Instructions
FS 5.8: Addresses
FS 5.10: Publications
FS 5.17: Pamphlets
FS 5.18: Leaflets
FS 5.22: Educational and National Defense Series Pamphlets
FS 5.30: Bulletins
FS 5.34: Nutrition Education Series Pamphlets
FS 5.43: Selected References
FS 5.46: Progress Report of School Facilities Survey
FS 5.47: Scientific Manpower Series
FS 5.51: Special Publications
FS 5.52: Teaching Aids for Developing International Understanding
FS 5.57/2: Information on Education Around the World
FS 5.62: Progress of Public Education in United States of America
FS 5.73: Public School Finance Program
FS 5.80: Status of Compliance, Public School Districts, 17 Southern and Border States, Reports
FS 5.81: Higher Education Reports
FS 5.82: Report on Cooperative Research to Improve the Nation's Schools
FS 5.86: Better Education for Handicapped Children, Annual Report
FS 5.210: Miscellaneous Publications: General, OE 10,000-10,999
FS 5.214: Miscellaneous Publications: International Education
FS 5.215: Miscellaneous Publications: Library Services OE 15,000-15,999
FS 5.220: Elementary & Secondary Education: Misc., General Statistics, OE 20,000-20,999
FS 5.250: Higher Educations: Miscellaneous, General Statistics, OE 50,000-50,999
FS 5.250:50023 Financial Statistics of Institutions of Higher Education
FS 5.254: Miscellaneous Publications: Admission, Enrollment, Retention, Degrees, Graduates, OE 54,000-54,999

Vocational Division (1939-1945)

FS 5.123: Bulletins
FS 5.129: Leaflets
FS 5.131: Digest of Annual Reports of State Boards for Vocational Education to Office of Education, Vocational Division
FS 5.200: Stronger Schools Through Guidance, Counseling, Testing, State Leadership, Instructional Resources, Equipment
FS 5.211: Miscellaneous Publications: Publications about OE and HEW, OE
FS 5.212: Miscellaneous Publications: Research, OE
FS 5.213: Miscellaneous Publications: Adult Education, OE
FS 5.221: Miscellaneous Publications: Buildings, Equipment, OE
FS 5.222: Miscellaneous Publications: Finances, Receipts, Expenditures, OE
FS 5.223: Miscellaneous Publications: Administration, Faculties, Salaries, OE
FS 5.224: Miscellaneous Publications: Enrollment, retention, Graduates, OE
FS 5.225: Miscellaneous Publications: Guidance, Testing, Counseling, OE
FS 5.227: Miscellaneous Publications: Foreign Languages, OE
FS 5.228: Miscellaneous Publications: Health, Physical Education, Recreation, OE
FS 5.229: Miscellaneous Publications: Mathematics, Science, OE
FS 5.230: Miscellaneous Publications: Language Arts, Reading, Writing, Speaking, OE
FS 5.231: Miscellaneous Publications: Social Studies, OE
FS 5.232: Miscellaneous Publications: Curriculums, Subjects, Activities (elementary only), OE
FS 5.233: Miscellaneous Publications: Curriculums, Subjects, Activities (Secondary and Elementary-sec.)
FS 5.234: Miscellaneous Publications: Audiovisual, OE
FS 5.235: Miscellaneous Publications: Elementary and Secondary Education: Special Education, Exceptional Children, OE
FS 5.236: Miscellaneous Publications: Rural Schools, Rural Education, OE
FS 5.237: Miscellaneous Publications: Education of the Disadvantaged, OE
FS 5.238: Miscellaneous Publications: Equal Educational Opportunities, OE
FS 5.251: Miscellaneous Publications: Buildings, Equipment, OE
FS 5.252: Miscellaneous Publications: Finances, Receipts, Expenditures, OE
FS 5.253: Miscellaneous Publications: Administration, Faculties, Salaries, OE
FS 5.255: Miscellaneous Publications: Student Financial Assistance, OE
FS 5.256: Miscellaneous Publications: Courses of Study, Subjects, OE
FS 5.257: Miscellaneous Publications: Junior Colleges, Community Colleges, Post High School Courses, OE
FS 5.258: Miscellaneous Publications: Teacher Education, OE
FS 5.280: Vocational Education. Miscellaneous, OE
FS 5.281: Miscellaneous Publications: Agricultural Education, OE
FS 5.282: Miscellaneous Publications: Distributive Education, OE
FS 5.283: Miscellaneous Publications: Home Economics Education, OE
FS 5.284: Miscellaneous Publications: Trade & Industrial Education, OE
FS 5.285: Miscellaneous Publications: Practical Nurse Education, OE
FS 5.286: Miscellaneous Publications: Business Education, OE
FS 5.287: Miscellaneous Publications: Manpower Development and Training, OE

National Youth Administration (1939-1942)

FS 6.2: General Publications
FS 6.11: Modern World at Work

Food and Drug Administration (1949-1946)

FS 7.1: Annual Reports

Office of Community War Services (1943-1946)

FS 9.2: General Publications
FS 9.6: Regulations, Rules, and Instructions

St. Elizabeth's Hospital (1940-1967)

FS 11.1: Annual Reports

Committee on Physical Fitness (1943-1945)

FS 12.2: General Publications

Food and Drug Administration (1946-1969)

FS 13.101: Annual Reports
FS 13.102: General Publications
FS 13.111: FDA Publications
FS 13.117: Leaflets
FS 13.118: Report on Enforcement and Compliance
FS 13.119: Handbooks, Manuals, Guides

Vocational Rehabilitation Administration (1962-1967)

FS 13.202: General Publications
FS 13.207: Rehabilitation Service Series
FS 13.217/2: Handbooks, Manuals, Guides

Welfare Administration (1963-1967)

FS 14.2: General Publications
FS 14.11: Addresses
FS 14.13: Bibliographies and Lists of Publications
FS 14.14: Welfare Research Reports
FS 14.17: Parole Series

Children's Bureau (1963-1967)

FS 14.102: General Publications
FS 14.108: Handbooks, Manuals, Guides
FS 14.110: Addresses
FS 14.111: Publications (numbered)
FS 14.112: Bibliographies and Lists of Publications
FS 14.113: Statistical Series
FS 14.213: Public Assistance Reports

Bureau of Family Services (1962-1967)

FS 14.202: General Publications
FS 14.208/3: Mental Health in Public Assistance
FS 14.208/4: Staff Development Series
FS 14.208: Handbooks, Manuals, Guides
FS 14.217: Bibliographies and Lists of Publications

Administration on Aging (1965-1967)

FS 15.2: General Publications
FS 15.8: Handbooks, Manuals, Guides
FS 15.11: patterns for Progress in Aging

Federal Water Pollution Control Administration (1965-1966)

FS 16.2: General Publications
FS 16.9: Building for Clean Water, Report on Federal Incentive Grants for Municipal Waste Treatment

Social and Rehabilitation Service (1967-1969)

FS 17.2: General Publications
FS 17.8/2: Manuals for Volunteer Probation Programs
FS 17.8: Handbooks, Manuals, Guides
FS 17.13: Public Assistance, Annual Statistical Data
FS 17.15: Social and Rehabilitation Service Research and Demonstration Projects
FS 17.17: Bibliographies and Lists of Publications
FS 17.19: Public Assistance Reports

Rehabilitation Services Administration (1967-1969)

FS 17.102: General Publications
FS 17.108: Handbooks, Manuals, Guides
FS 17.110/3: Rehabilitation Services Series

Children's Bureau (1967-1969)

FS 17.202: General Publications
FS 17.208: Handbooks, Manuals, Guides
FS 17.210: Publications
FS 17.213: Statistical Series 1947-
FS 17.214: Research Reports

Assistance Payments Administration (1967-1969)

FS 17.408: Handbooks, Manuals, Guides

Medical Services Administration (1967-1969)

FS 17.502: General Publications

National Center for Social Statistics (1968-1969)

FS 17.638: Child Welfare Statistics, NCSS Report CW-1


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