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Fogler Library is a designated depository for documents published by Maine state agencies and has one of the largest collections of these materials in the state. Publications in the collection date from 1820 to the present and include information on all aspects of Maine history, culture, natural resources and commerce. This collection of 12,568 titles contains about 71,000 documents.

Most of the holdings of the depository are cataloged in the URSUS online catalog.

A brief listing of some of the documents kept in our depository*:

  • Laws of Maine 1820 -
  • Legislative Documents 1837-
  • Public documents 1867-1954
  • Maine Revised Statutes Annotated 1840-
  • Maine Reporter vol. 1- (contains cases for the years 1820- )
  • Maine Key Number Digest
  • Maine Budgets 1917-
  • Maine Rules of Court 1959-
  • Vital Statistics 1892-
  • Maine Department of Labor Reports 1873-1970
  • Employment Situation 1981-
  • Maine Employment and Earnings Statistical Handbook 1981-
  • Joint Standing Committee Bill Summaries 1989-
  • Maine State Government Annual Reports
  • Government Publications Checklist 1941-

*Dates reflect holdings in the Special Collections Department.

Links to other Maine State Government resources:

Maine State Library State Document Collection
Maine State Home Page
Maine Constitution
Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library
Maine House of Representatives
Maine State Senate


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