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Office of the Historian, Bureau of Public Affairs Release of Foreign Relations Volumes

Categories: Foreign Affairs,History,Russia

https://www.state.gov/r/pa/prs/ps/2017/06/271953.htm

Announces the release of 17volumes from the Foreign Relations series including 16 newly digitized volumes covering the Paris Peace Conference of 1919, 2 volumes for 1919, and a volume on Russia, 1919.  From the State Department

 

Foreign Relations of the United States, 1952-1954, Iran, 1951-1954

Categories: Foreign Affairs,History,Iran,Spying/Intelligence

https://history.state.gov/historicaldocuments/frus1951-54Iran

Supplements Volume X, Iran, 1951-1954, issued in 1989, which failed to cover U.S. covert operations to overthrow the Mosadeq regime.  From the State Department

 

International Tribunals Web Archive

Categories: Civil/Human Rights,History,Laws/Regulations

https://www.loc.gov/collections/international-tribunals-web-archive/

Stores relevant websites hosting information about the most important international tribunals created since World War II.  From the Library of Congress and the Law Library of Congress.

 

Foreign Relations of the United States, 1977-1980, Volume XV, Central America

Categories: Civil/Human Rights,Foreign Affairs,History,Latin America

https://history.state.gov/historicaldocuments/frus1977-80v15

Offers documents on the foreign policy of the Carter Administration, especially focused on the issues of human rights and relations with Nicaragua and El Salvador.  From the State Department

 

Japanese-American Internment Camp Newspapers, 1942 to 1946

Categories: Asian Americans,Civil/Human Rights,History,Japan

https://www.loc.gov/collections/japanese-american-internment-camp-newspapers/about-this-collection/

A collection of newspapers produced by Japanese-Americans who were relocated to internment camps on the West Coast during World War II.  The issues cover community events, information about the camps and the relocation process, and include editorials.  From the Library of Congress

 

National Archives Announces a New Model for the Preservation and Accessibility of Presidential Records

Categories: Govt Information,History,Presidency

https://www.archives.gov/press/press-releases/2017/nr17-54

Press release which describes partnership with Obama Foundation which will digitize all unclassified presidential records, which will then be housed at existing NARA facilities for better access and preservation.  From the National Archives and Records Administration

 

Quarterly Release of Newly Digitized Foreign Relations Volumes

Categories: Foreign Affairs,History,Russia

https://www.state.gov/r/pa/prs/ps/2017/04/269507.htm

Latest releases, covering years 1912-1918 with three supplemental volumes on World War I and three on Russia from 1918, in the ongoing effort to offer a complete series of the Foreign Relations of the U.S. From the Office of the Historian of the State Department

 

Report of the Advisory Committee on Historical Diplomatic Documentation, 2016

Categories: Foreign Affairs,History,Iran

https://fas.org/sgp/advisory/state/hac2016.html

Reveals that the long-awaited Iran Retrospective volume, covering events at the time of the overthrow of the Mossadegh regime, now has “no timetable for its release.”  The original Iran volume of the Foreign Relations series, released in 1989 made no mention of CIA covert action, which led to legislation requiring the FRUS to be a “thorough, accurate, and reliable” documentary history of U.S. foreign policy.  From the State Department, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

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