Related Web Links—State Constitutions: Historical Sources

The following sources provide a range of information about historic state constitutions and constitutional conventions. Resources vary but include transcriptions, scanned images, histories, and bibliographies. The Oregon State Archives does not verify the accuracy of the information.

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Alabama's Six Constitutions—1819-1901
Alaska Constitutional Convention Minutes
Arizona 1893 Statehood Convention Proceedings
Arizona Proposed 1910 Constitution
Arkansas Constitutions History
California 1849 Constitutional Convention History
Connecticut's Four Constitutions History
Delaware 1776 Constitution
Delaware 1897 Constitution
Florida's Early Constitutions

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Georgia 1777 Constitution
Georgia 1789 Constitution
Georgia 1798 Constitution
Georgia 1976 Constitution
Georgia 1983 Constitution
Georgia Constitution History
Hawaii 1950 Constitution
Idaho 1890 Constitution
Illinois 1818 Constitution
Illinois 1862 Constitutional Convention History
Illinois 1869 Constitutional Convention Debates and Proceedings (scanned from printed)
Kansas 1859 Wyandotte Constitution
Kansas Constitution Reference Guide
Kentucky Constitutions—1792-1891
Louisiana 1812 Constitution

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Maryland 1776 Constitution
Maryland 1776 Constitution Amendments
Maryland Constitutional Conventions Text
Massachusetts 1780 Constitution
Michigan 1835 Constitution
Michigan 1850 Constitution
Michigan 1908 Constitution
Michigan 1963 Constitution (pdf)
Minnesota 1857 Democratic and Republican Constitution Versions
Minnesota Proposed Constitutional Amendments Since 1858 (pdf)
Montana 1884 Constitution (not approved by Congress—pdf)
New Hampshire 1776 Constitution
New Jersey 1776 Constitution
New Jersey 1844 Constitution
New Jersey 1947 Constitution
New York 1777 Constitution
New York Constitution History
North Carolina 1776 Constitution
North Carolina Constitution History
North Carolina 1835 Constitution History

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Ohio 1802 Constitution
Ohio 1851 Constitution
Oklahoma 1906-07 Constitutional Convention History
Pennsylvania 1776 Constitution
South Carolina 1776 Constitution
South Carolina 1778 Constitution
Tennessee Constitutions History
Texas 1861 Constitution (scanned from printed)
Texas 1866 Constitution (scanned from printed)
Texas Constitutional Amendment Search
The Green Papers State Constitutions (includes information about historical state constitutions)
Utah Constitution Research Guide (pdf)
Vermont 1777 Constitution
Vermont 1786 Constitution
Vermont 1793 Constitution
Virginia 1776 Constitution
Virginia 1830 Constitution History
Virginia 1830 Constitution (scanned from printed)
Washington 1878 Constitution (scanned from original)
Washington Constitution History (scanned from printed)
Washington Constitution Research Guide
Wisconsin 1846 and 1848 Constitution History
Wisconsin—The Making of the Constitution
Yale Law School Avalon Project (includes several historic state constitutions)

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