Beginning Monday, May 13, 2024, all three floors of the library’s westside, including access to the Main, Music and Federal Government Documents collections, will be closed the entire summer 2024. The library’s westside will undergo a significant HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) system maintenance project to enhance the overall infrastructure of the library.

During this closure, all physical materials, including the Federal Government Documents Collection, MUST BE requested online for retrieval and pick up. Visit the FAQ at for directions on requesting materials from the closed section. Hold requests are available for pick up Monday through Friday. If you require physical access to a Federal Depository you may visit one of the following depositories locally:

Dallas Baptist University (0594A)
Dallas Public Library System (0594)
Southern Methodist University (0600)
University of North Texas (0608A)
University of Texas at Arlington (0607B)
University of Texas, Dallas (0594B)

If you require Government Document research assistance you may contact our Federal Depository Coordinator, Beth Callahan, at 817/257-7669 or The library’s eastside will remain open for our regular hours of operation throughout the project and services and resources are still available. If you have any questions, please contact us at

Virtual Shelf Browser

Using the Virtual Browser

Below is a list of the Departments and Agencies featured in our collection. The letter(s) at the beginning of the SuDoc number indicate which Department/Agency produced a grouping of documents.

If you click on a particular letter you’ll then be shown a list of all the documents created by that Department or Agency by topic.

Once you’ve chosen a specific topic of interest click on the SuDoc stem. You’ll be taken to the TCU catalog where it will list all the documents we have in our collection with that SuDoc stem.

For more detailed information on the SuDoc classification system go to the Core Documents research guide.


Department of War (1789-1947)

W 1.1: Annual Reports
W 1.2: General Publications
W 1.6: Army Regulations
W 1.33: Field Manuals and Field Regulations
W 1.35: Technical Manuals
W 1.71: Strategic Bombing Survey Publications

Making of America Michigan

W 7.5:Iv 3/2 Report upon the Colorado River of the West, explored in 1857 and 1858 by Joseph C. Ives

U.S. Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, PA

W 2.2:G 31/2 The war with Germany; a statistical summary

General Staff Corps (1903-1947)

W 2.1: Annual Reports
W 2.2: General Publications

Adjutant General's Department (1913-1947)

W 3.2: General Publications
W 3.11: Army Register
W 3.28: Rules, Regulations and Instructions

Bureau of Insular Affairs (1902-1939)

W 6.1: Annual Report
W 6.13/1: Dominican Customs Receivership: Annual Report

Engineer Department (1802-1947)

W 7.1/1: Annual Report
W 7.5: Explorations and Surveys
W 7.14: Explorations and Surveys for Railroad from Mississippi River to Pacific Ocean
W 7.16/2: Occasional Papers
W 7.22: Miscellaneous Series

Library of Congress American Memory

W 7.14: Reports of explorations and surveys, to ascertain the most practicable and economical route for a railroad from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean

Judge Advocate General's Department (1884-1947)

W 10.2: General Publications

War Plans Division (1892-1903)

W 26.2: General Publications
W 26.3/2: Bulletins Old Series

Ordnance Department (1812-1947)

W 34.14: Report of the Tests of Metals and Other Materials for Industrial Purposes Made with the United States testing Machine at Watertown Arsenal, Massachusetts

Ordnance and Fortification Board (1888-1920)

W 35.1: Annual Report

Signal Office (1860-1947)

W 42.1: Annual Reports

Medical Department (1818-1947)

W 44.2: General Publications

War Records Office (1878-1899)

W 45.5: The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies

Making of America Cornell

W 45.5: The war of the rebellion: a compilation of the official records of the Union and Confederate armies

Philippine Islands (1900-1934)

W 49.1: Annual Report

National Guard Bureau (1933-1947)

W 70.1: Annual Report

Isthmian Canal Commission (1902-1905)

W 73.1: Annual Report

Canal Zone (1912-1945)

W 79.2: General Publications

Chemical Corps (1946-1947)

W 91.2: General Publications

American Expeditionary Forces (1914-1920)

W 95.2: General Publications

Army Air Force (1941-1947)

W 108.1: Report of the Commanding General of the Army Air Forces to the Secretary of War

Services of Supply (1940-1947)

W 109.1: Annual Report
W 109.12: Civil Affairs Handbook
Beth Callahan
Beth Callahan
Senior Library Specialist
Phone: 817.257.7669
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