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Study Report

Study Number: CB-053-005-1-1-United States-CAMBRIDGE-1790

Subject Area: Economic Processes and Indicators

Bibliographic Citation: Historical statistics of the United States on CD-ROM: colonial times to 1970, bicentennial edition.  [machine-readable data file] / U.S. Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census  [principal investigator(s)] / Cambridge University Press  [distributor].

Date Accessioned: 9/11/2001

Number of Files Received: 0

Comments: This CD has a dynatext user interface which allows users to view different tables and documents. The data files are also available in Lotus 123 and raw ASCII text formats. Run install.exe from the CD-ROM to install the dynatext reader to D:\dynatext directory. Guest permission is set to change. 9/06 Program was installed on Ketchup and Mustard. 8/09 Program was insalled on Macaroni and Cheese. 4/15 An updated verison of this study is called Historical Statistics of the United States: Millennial Edition. It is available via UW-Madison subscription:

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Date Ordered: 6/15/2001

Documentation: One volume hard copy user's guide.

Abstract: The chapters of Historical Statistics cover such topics as population, migration, prices, national income, and social statistics. There are also chapters offering detailed tables of data on health and medical care, environmental questions, business activity, communications, international trade, and government regulation. It provides the national level of historical data from colonial times to 1970 in an easily accessible form.

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