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U.S. History

This guide is intended to help people doing research in the History of the United States of America, defined broadly. It is not intended to be comprehensive. The focus is on topics of research in History Department.

Foreign Relations of the United States

FRUS (Foreign Relations of the United States) is a standard source used in researching U.S.foreign policy and diplomatic relations.  FRUS is available in many formats,  It is included in the legal database Hein Online, in HathiTrust, in printed volumes in the Bobst library stacks at JX 233 .A3, in a nice digital version from the University of Wisconsin, and a growing number as downloadable e-books from the State Department itself. 

Databases with the Foreign Relations of the United States (FRUS)

Books in a Series

These are just some of the series you can search in the Libraries' Catalog that may have useful books:

  • Blackwell Companions to American History
  • Cambridge Studies in North American Indian History
  • Facts on File Library of American History
  • Historical Guides to the World's Periodicals and Newspapers
  • Historical Studies of Urban America

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