The 1840 (6th) Census Information

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United States. Census Office.
Sixth census, or, Enumeration of the inhabitants of the United States :
as corrected at the Department of State in 1840 / published, by authority of an act of Congress, under the direction of the Secretary of State.
1 vol.

HA201 1840 - Rhees Stacks

HA201 1840 .C45 1990 - Rhees Stacks Oversize


United States. Census Office. 6th Census, 1840.
Compendium of the enumeration of the inhabitants and statistics of the United States
as obtained at the Department of State, from the returns of the sixth census, by counties and principal towns ... to which is added an abstract of each preceding census.
1 vol.

HA201 1840c - Rhees Stacks Oversize

HA201 1840 .C45 1990 - Rhees Stacks Oversize


United States. Census Office.
A census of pensioners for revolutionary or military services with their names, ages, and places of residence :
as returned by the Marshals of the several judicial districts under the act for taking the sixth census / published, by authority of an act of Congress, under the Direction of the Secretary of State.
1 vol.

HA201 1840 .C45 1990d - Rhees Stacks


United States. Census Office.
[Census of Manufactures]
Statistics of the United States of America as collected and returned by the Marshals of the several judicial districts under the thirteenth section of the act for taking the sixth census :
corrected at the Department of State, June 1, 1840 / published by authority of an act of Congress, under the direction of the Secretary of State.
1 vol.

HA201 1840 .C45 1990b - Rhees Stacks Oversize


United States. Census Office. 6th census, 1840.
Schedules of mines, agriculture, commerce and manufacturing, 1840

For the states of Maryland, Connecticut, Vermont and Virginia [microform].

Film .U33con 1840 - Newspaper & Microform Center

For Kentucky, Ohio, New York, Tennessee and Pennsylvania [microform].

Film .U33ke 1840 - Newspaper & Microform Center

For the state of Maryland, [microform].

Film .U33ma 1840 - Newspaper & Microform Center

1840 Census of Manufacturing schedules for Massachusetts .

Film .U33mas 1840 - Newspaper & Microform Center

For state of New York: schedules of mines, agriculture, commerce, and manufacturing [microform].

Film .U33nn 1840 - Newspaper & Microform Center

For Population schedules of the sixth census of the United States, 1840. New York [microform].

Film .U33nn 1840a - Newspaper & Microform Center

1840 census schedules of mines, agriculture, commerce, and manufacturing for Ohio [microform].

Film .U33o 1840 - Newspaper & Microform Center

Selected schedules of the 1840 census of mines, agriculture, commerce and manufacturing. Pennsylvania [microform].

Film .U33p 1840 - Newspaper & Microform Center

1840 census schedules of mines, agriculture, commerce, and manufacturing for Tennessee [microform].

Film .U33t 1840 - Newspaper & Microform Center

Schedules of mines, agriculture, commerce and manufacturing for Virginia [microform].

Film .U33vi 1840 - Newspaper & Microform Center

 

United States Census Bureau:

Sixth Census, 1840

PDF files of the original volumes.


Census Data for the Year 1840 

From the United States Historical Census Data Browser, presented by the University of Virginia. Select variables and display data.


National Archives & Records Administration:

Census Records


United States Census Bureau:

Selected Historical Decennial Census Population and Housing Counts

 

Bohme, Fredrick G.
200 Years of U.S. Census Taking: Population and Housing Questions, 1790-1990.

HA37 .U55 B63 1989 - Rhees Stacks



Cook, Kevin L.
Dubester's U.S. Census Bibliography with SuDocs Class Numbers and Indexes.

HA214 .C66 1996 - Business & Government Information Library

Covers the 1790-1940 censuses, with a complete list of all census publications. Particularly useful for identification of the multiplicity of items in censuses after 1870.



Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 to 1990.

HA214 .F67 1996 - Rhees Stacks



Schulze, Suzanne.
Population Information in Nineteenth Century Census Volumes.

HA214 .S378 - Business & Government Information Library



Thorndale, William.
Map Guide to the U.S. Federal Censuses, 1790-1920.

G1201.F7 T5 1987 - Rhees Reference Stacks

Provides maps for each state showing changes in county boundaries for each census

 

 

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