Press Releases: Office of the Historian, Bureau of Public Affairs Release of Foreign Relations Volumes

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
September 6, 2017


The Department of State today announces the release of newly digitized versions of thirty-two volumes from the Foreign Relations of the United States series, the official documentary record of U.S. foreign relations. These volumes cover events that took place between 1920 and 1941 and were originally published in print between 1935 and 1943:

Papers Relating to the Foreign Relations of the United States, 1920

  1. Volume I
  2. Volume II
  3. Volume III

Papers Relating to the Foreign Relations of the United States, 1921

  1. Volume I
  2. Volume II

Papers Relating to the Foreign Relations of the United States, 1922

  1. Volume I
  2. Volume II

Papers Relating to the Foreign Relations of the United States, 1923

  1. Volume I
  2. Volume II

Papers Relating to the Foreign Relations of the United States, 1924

  1. Volume I
  2. Volume II

Papers Relating to the Foreign Relations of the United States, 1925

  1. Volume I
  2. Volume II

Papers Relating to the Foreign Relations of the United States, 1926

  1. Volume I
  2. Volume II

Papers Relating to the Foreign Relations of the United States, 1927

  1. Volume I
  2. Volume II
  3. Volume III

Papers Relating to the Foreign Relations of the United States, 1928

  1. Volume I
  2. Volume II
  3. Volume III

Papers Relating to the Foreign Relations of the United States, 1929

  1. Volume I
  2. Volume II
  3. Volume III

Papers Relating to the Foreign Relations of the United States, 1930

  1. Volume I
  2. Volume II
  3. Volume III

Papers Relating to the Foreign Relations of the United States, 1931

  1. Volume I
  2. Volume II
  3. The Far East, Volume III

Papers Relating to the Foreign Relations of the United States

  1. Japan, 1931–1941, Volume I
  2. Japan, 1931–1941, Volume II

Today’s release is part of the Office of the Historian’s ongoing project, in partnership with the University of Wisconsin Digital Collections Center, to digitize the entire Foreign Relations series. The University graciously provided high quality scanned images of each printed book, which the Office further digitized to create a full text searchable edition. These volumes are available online and as free ebooks at the Office of the Historian’s website: https://history.state.gov/historicaldocuments. This is the latest in a series of quarterly releases, which will continue until the FRUS digital archive is complete.


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