Twenty FRUS Volumes on the early Cold War (1948-1951) Digitized

Source: 
State Department Office of the Historian

Some highlights from the full news release:

  • Twenty volumes published today covering 1948-1951, providing insight into the early Cold War years, including the construction of the national security state and U.S. responses to decolonization.
  • New release marks digitization of nearly half of the entire Foreign Relations of the United States series (250 out of 500+ volumes)
  • Digitized volumes are published as free ebooks on the State Department Office of the Historial website.
  • Further releases will be released quarterly; digitization project began in 2009, print FRUS publications date back to 1861.
  • The full list of volumes is listed below.  Some researchers may also be interested the raw data for each volume, which can be found on GitHub.

Foreign Relations of the United States, 1948


  1. General; the United Nations, Volume I, Part 1
  2. General; the United Nations, Volume I, Part 2
  3. Germany and Austria, Volume II

  4. Western Europe, Volume III
  5. The Near East, South Asia, and Africa, Volume V, Part 1

  6. The Near East, South Asia, and Africa, Volume V, Part 2

  7. The Far East: China, Volume VII



Foreign Relations of the United States, 1949

  1. National Security Affairs, Foreign Economic Policy, Volume I

  2. The United Nations; The Western Hemisphere, Volume II

  3. Council of Foreign Ministers; Germany and Austria, Volume III

  4. Western Europe, Volume IV

  5. Eastern Europe; The Soviet Union, Volume V

  6. The Near East, South Asia, and Africa, Volume VI
  7. The Far East and Australasia, Volume VII, Part 1

  8. The Far East and Australasia, Volume VII, Part 2

  9. The Far East: China, Volume VIII



Foreign Relations of the United States, 1950

  1. National Security Affairs; Foreign Economic Policy, Volume I
  2. The United Nations; The Western Hemisphere, Volume II
  3. Western Europe, Volume III



Foreign Relations of the United States, 1951


  1. National Security Affairs; Foreign Economic Policy, Volume I

 

Era: 
Early Cold War: 1945-1961