Catalog of Holdings

Study Report

Study Number: JC-009-001-1-1-United States-ICPSR-1790

Subject Area: Statistics on Government Operations

Bibliographic Citation: Sources and uses of funds in state and local governments, 1790-1915.  [machine-readable data file] / Sylla, Richard E.  [principal investigator(s)] / Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: 9728

Date Accessioned: 10/28/1993

Comments: Note these data are delimited by commas. Each file contains three subfiles which provide information on different levels of aggregation. ONLY STATE DATA were provided by the principal investigators (despite what the title states). There are no expenditure data for Montana and Colorado. **USE WITH CAUTION**

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Documentation: Machine-readable codebook, one copy printed.

Abstract: This data collection contains information on state government revenues and expenditures between 1790 and 1915. The data were collected in order to categorize revenues and expenditures according to 20th-century census standards. Standard industrial classification (SIC) codes are included.

SOURCE: state treasurer reports, comptroller reports, Library of Congress records, University of North Carolina microfilm records of state government documents

NOTE: The data are delimited by commas. Each file contains three subfiles which provide information on different levels of aggregation. Every observation in the data files has the same structure. These data were compiled as part of a larger study on the sources and uses of funds in state and local governments. Only state data were supplied by the principal investigators. There are no Expenditure Data files for Colorado and Montana.

EXTENT OF COLLECTION: 64 data files + machine-readable documentation (text).

DATA TYPE: aggregate data

DATA FORMAT: LRECL

TIME PERIOD: 1790-1915

DATE OF COLLECTION: 1984-1991

FUNDING AGENCY: National Science Foundation.

GRANT NUMBER: SES-8419857, SES-8706814, and SES-8908272

EXTENT OF PROCESSING BY ICPSR: NONNUM/ MDATA

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