"Where can you get back issues of the Federal Register online? The Law Library of Congress has now completed thecollection of historical volumes of the Federal Register available online.
The Law Library acquired this collection from William S. Hein & Co., Inc. to make all volumes of the Federal Register available in open access to researchers. The collection starts with the first Federal Register in 1936 and contains all volumes through 1993. For more recent volumes, see federalregister.gov and FDSys (volumes 1994-2015). The Law Library website for the collection is//www.loc.gov/collections/federal-register/.The Federal Register is published every business day and contains executive orders and proclamations as well as federal agency public notices, proposed rules, and regulations. The final rules are codifiedin the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), which is published annually..."