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United States Foreign Relations: Primary Sources on U.S. Foreign Relations

Sources for researching relations between United States of America and other countries

Primary sources from the previous 30-40 years

Looking for debate in Congress?

Primary sources from 1861 to 30 or 40 years ago

Foreign Relations of the United States records major U.S. foreign policy decisions and diplomatic activity.  It contains declassified and unclassified documents from Presidential Libraries, State Department, Defense Department, National Security Council, CIA and others.  This seriest tends to publish about 30-40 years after the events.  The most current volumes as of fall 2009 is for 1969-1976.

U.S. Department of State Office of the Historian

Subject Guide

Catherine Morse
Government Information, Law and Political Science Librarian

Clark Library

Hatcher Graduate Library 2 South 734-936-2333