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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Government Information for 20c Politics History: Executive Departments & Agencies

Department of State

Department of State Organizational Chart

Foreign Relations of the United States

Foreign Relations of the United States, commonly referred to as FRUS, prepared and issued by the Department of State since 1861, is a compilation of selected documents from the files of the Department of State, the White House, and other agencies. It presents a historical view of American foreign policy and now comprises more than 450 individual volumes.

Department of State Library

The Library has a large and important collection of unclassified and published information sources on foreign relations.

Department of Justice

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI): The Vault

Special Consular Reports

Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)

National Archives

Presidential Libraries

Public Papers of the President

The Public Papers of the Presidents contains the papers and speeches of the President of the United States that were issued by the Office of the Press Secretary during the specified time period. The material is presented in chronological order, and the dates shown in the headings are the dates of the documents or events. In instances when the release date differs from the date of the document itself, that fact is shown in the textnote.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)