Catalog of Holdings

Study Report

Study Number: AC-001-020-1-1-United States-ICPSR-1790

Subject Area: County

Bibliographic Citation: Historical, demographic, economic and social data: the United States, 1790-1970.  [machine-readable data file] / Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research  [principal investigator(s)] / Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: 0003

Date Accessioned: 6/16/1994

Number of Files Received: 40

Comments: This study contains state and county level data. It replaces AB-004-001 and AC-001-001 through AC-001-019. Visit the United States Historical Census Data Browser at the University of Virginia to browser the data.

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Date Ordered: 4/30/1994

Documentation: Two volumes hard copy documentation includes printed copies of machine-readable data maps that accompanied data files. See pdr folder for an data errata listing.

Abstract: Detailed county and state-level ecological or descriptive data for the United States for the years 1790 to 1970 are contained in this collection. These data files contain extensive information about the social and political character of the United States, including a breakdown of population by state, race, nationality, number of families, size of the family, births, deaths, marriages, occupation, religion, and general economic conditions. Though not complete over the full time span of this study, statistics are available on such diverse subjects as total numbers of newspapers and periodicals, total capital invested in manufacturing, total numbers of educational institutions, total number of churches, taxation by state, and land surface area in square miles.

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