Welcome to the research section of the SHAFR website, which includes selected Resources for historical research, a list of Funding opportunities, and a set of Archive Guides compiled from the pages of Passport: A SHAFR Review. SHAFR also serves as a voice for the concerns of researchers, including the need to protect access to and to preserve historical documents for future generations of scholars.

FOIA Implementation Report


[23 May 2016- 2015 Report of the Advisory Committee on Historical Diplomatic Documentation released, and available below as "2015 Report on Historical Diplomatic Documentation"]


List of funding opportunities for those interested in American foreign relations. 

Listings of national archives and research resources.

On behalf of foreign relations scholars, SHAFR works with organizations on preservation and access issues.