Foreign Relations of the United States


With a simple organization of contents, the website offers a lot of research material and historical documentation on US foreign policy across a century. Available a list of three hundreds digital books in full-text versions and with annotations.


The website archive is managed by professionals from the University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries. Its content is produced by the State Department's Office of the Historian


Digital volumes are provided in a list form and organized in structured archives. Available tables of contents and details on all publications contained in the website

Information density

As a repository of digital resources of historical value, Foreign Relations of the United States gives access to over three hundreds volumes from academic libraries on American international relations from 1861 to 1960

Content Pertinence to Political Science

This website represents a good point of reference for historical analysis of US foreign policy. Digital collections are of interest for political science scholars as well

Updating Rate

New items are rarely added to the website's resources and no section is dedicated to news on the FRUS developments