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U.S. History: Standard Print Sources

U.S. history

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. 

Books in a Series

These are just some of the series that may have useful books:


  • Blackwell Companions to American History (see below as well)
  • Cambridge Studiew 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


Using Bobcat to Search

Subject Librarian

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Andrew H. Lee
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