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us: United States. Government Printing Office


  • [The United States Government Printing Office opened its doors on March 4, 1861, the same day Abraham Lincoln was sworn into office as President of the United States.]

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    • us: United States. Public Printer
    • us: United States. Superintendent of Public Printing
    • us: United States. Congressional Printer
    • us: GPO (U.S.)
    • us: U.S. Government Printing Office
    • us: Government Printing Office (U.S.)
    • us: United States. Office Superintendent Public Printing
    • us: United States. Office of the Superintendent of Public Printing
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  • Sources

    • found: A manual of style, 1986: title pages (U.S. Government Printing Office) page v (United States Government Printing Office)
    • found: Letter of the Superintendent of the Public Printing, communicating the seventh annual report of his office, 1860: page 1 (Office of the Superintendent of Public Printing; Office Superintendent Public Printing)
    • found: United States Government Publishing Office website, January 8, 2015: newsroom/media, press release December 17, 2014 (Section 1301 of H.R. 83, the legislation providing consolidated and further continuing appropriations for FY 2015 that was recently passed by Congress and signed into law last night by President Barack Obama, changes the name of the Government Printing Office to the Government Publishing Office; publishing reflects the increasingly prominent role that GPO plays in providing access to government information in digital formats through the agency's Federal Digital System, apps, e-books, and related technologies; U.S. Government Publishing Office, 732 North Capitol Street, NW, Washington, DC 20401-0001)
  • General Notes

    • [The United States Government Printing Office opened its doors on March 4, 1861, the same day Abraham Lincoln was sworn into office as President of the United States.]
  • Change Notes

    • 1980-03-07: new
    • 2015-01-09: revised
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