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U.S. Government


The Foreign Relations of the United States series is the official documentary historical record of major U.S. foreign policy decisions that have been declassified and edited for publication. The series is produced by the State Department's Office of the Historian and printed volumes are available from the Government Printing Office. The volumes published over the last two decades increasingly contain declassified records from all the foreign affairs agencies.

Volumes contain documents from Presidential libraries, Departments of State and Defense, National Security Council, Central Intelligence Agency, Agency for International Development, and other foreign affairs agencies as well as the private papers of individuals involved in formulating U.S. foreign policy." Volumes begin with materials for 1861. The most recent volume is published with a minimum of a 25-year time-lag.

Digital Collections

FRUS print materials

Print volumes of the Foreign Relations of the United States have been relocated to level 1 of Case-Geyer. . 

Other related materials

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