U.S. History. British Library Collections Beats Bibliography. Eccles Centre for American Studies at the British Library. The Search for a Northwest Passage. Spanish American Independence. Americas Collections Blog. As a historian I get very excited about old letters, diaries, account books and inventories – but once in a while there are other ‘records’ that trump almost everything else.
I had one of those moments this week when I returned to George Washington’s Mount Vernon. Over the past six years I have been many times to Washington’s estate in Virginia (just south of Washington DC) – first to research my book Founding Gardeners and then to give talks about the book. By now I go there to see the changes in the gardens (of which there are many, such as the fabulous restoration of the Upper Garden) and to meet my friend Dean Norton who is the Director of Horticulture there. Dean always makes a huge effort to entertain me – for example, by taking me out on the Potomac in a boat or letting me drive around the estate with a gator [A John Deere utility vehicle, not a reptile - ed.].
Guides and Bibliographies - Americas Collections Blog. On this page we list the various guides and bibliographies produced by Team Americas and other Library colleagues.
Please contact us if you need help finding materials for your work. A list of American Studies electronic resources available in our Reading Rooms Remote e-resources, which you can access away from the library. This is a trial service. Using the Canadian Collections. US Government Documents in the BL. Nixon [Virtual] Library. The Nixon Library makes available almost 50 million pages of documents, over 300,000 photographs, thousands of motion pictures and videos, and the Nixon White House Tapes.
The Library is working toward making more of this massive collection available to the researcher via the Internet. You may read online digitized documents, view online photographs, search the Library's many finding aids, and listen to the President's voice. Document Collections New Document Releases Nixon White House Tapes Recordings Online Exhibits Photo Gallery Photo Gallery Presidential Timeline. John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum. The National Security Archive. UNREDACTED. CIA FOIA - Overview. The World Factbook. People from nearly every country share information with CIA, and new individuals contact us daily.
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A popular misconception is that when a document is declassified, it is somehow systematically made available to the public, for example, distributed to depository libraries. This is most often not the case. A highly-publicized document is published as a part of an investigation. As there are no clear patterns of publication for most declassified documents, it falls to the researcher interested in a document that is declassified to research which agency created the document, who may have researched the document originally, and where it might be now. Office of the Historian US State Dept. Foreign Relations of the United States 1861-1960 University of Wisconsin. 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. FRUS begins with the administration of Abraham Lincoln in 1861. There are two cumulative indexes covering 1861-1899 and 1900-1918. Declassified/Released Document Collections. Keystone Pipeline Project Ronald Reagan’s June 12, 1987 Speech at the Brandenburg Gate Korean Air Flight 858.
U.S. Department of State FOIA Electronic Reading Room. Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States. The Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States contains material that was compiled and published by the Office of the Federal Register, National Archives and Records Administration.
It includes volumes covering the administrations of Presidents Hoover, Roosevelt, Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, Ford, Carter, Reagan, Bush, and Clinton. As subsequent volumes are published, they will be added online. The United States Code. US Government Printing Office - FDsys - Home.