Government Information

Earl Gregg Swem Library

Foreign Relations of the United Stares 1969-1976 Volume XIX, Part 2: Japan, 1969-1972

Categories: China,Foreign Affairs,History,Japan

Focuses on efforts of the Nixon Administration to improve relations with Japan while also seeking to expand contact with China and to realign the international economic system.  From the State Department


Foreign Relations of the United States, 1977-1980, Volume IX, Arab-Israeli Dispute, August 1978-December 1980, Second Revised Edition

Categories: Arab,Foreign Affairs,History,Israel,Middle East Conflict,Treaties

Incorporates handwritten notes by the U.S. Ambassador to Israel Samuel Lewis during the September 5-17, 1978 Camp David summit.  This material, discovered after the publication of the first edition, enhances the documentary record presented there.  From the State Department


Electronic Technical Information Center

Categories: Govt Information,History,Recreation/Travel

An historic archive of National Park Service publications.  Includes reports, drawings, specifications, and technical reports.  From the National Park Service


Woodrow Wilson Papers

Categories: Charity/Nonprofits,History,Presidency

Claims to be the largest collection of original Wilson documents in the world.  Swem also has the Papers of Woodrow Wilson, Digital Edition, a database from the University of Virginia.  From the Library of Congress


A Historical Survey of Ship Reactivations

Categories: Defense/Military,Govt Finance,History

Describes ways the size of the Navy’s fleet could be enlarged by reactivating decommissioned ships.  Draws on examples of past reactivations from the WWII period to the 1980s.  From the Congressional Budget Office


“Gavel-to-Gavel”: The Watergate Scandal and Public Television

Categories: Crime/Justice,Elections/Campaigns,Govt/Business Scandals,History

An online exhibit which includes the evening rebroadcasts of the Watergate hearings by public television, a cast of characters identifying the main figures, as well as the impeachment hearings which followed.  From the American Archive of Public Broadcasting, the Library of Congress and WGBH.


The CAESAR, POLO, and ESAU Papers

Categories: China,Communism,History,Russia,Spying/Intelligence

A series of declassified documents relating to analyses of Chinese and Soviet internal politics and relations from the 1950s through the mid-1970s.  From the Central Intelligence Agency


U.S. Reports

Categories: History,Supreme Court/courts

More than 225 years of Supreme Court decisions are now available online.  More than 35,000 cases originally printed in the Official U.S. Reports volumes.  Covers Volumes 1-542 of the bound series.  From the Law Library of Congress.


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