John Baskette Assistance on Federal Government Organization 1950-1977

Mr. John Baskette of Arlington, Texas has also been doing research work on the organization of the U.S. Federal government during the 1950s to 1970s.   Mr. Baskette used a different approach, using a List of Discontinued Classes prepared by the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office.
http://fedbbs.access.gpo.gov/library/class/lodc.txt 
“Inactive SuDoc Class Stems: This is a cumulative list [...]

Brian Erickson’s Research on Federal Government Growth 1950-1977

Brian Erickson, an independent researcher in Dallas, Texas,  has been researching the growth and change in the structure of the U.S. Federal government from 1950 to 1977.   Mr. Erickson has identified approximately 1,200 components of the Federal Government, from the top level (President, Congress, Supreme Court) down. 
 He used the “Agency Class Chronology” section of a [...]