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United States History - Collections
20th Century/Cold War

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Online Resources

Databases & Websites

Automobile in American Life and Society
Cold War International History Project and Virtual Archive (Woodrow Wilson Center)
Cold War Studies at Harvard University
Declassified Documents Reference System Stanford Only
Doing Cold War History: A Practical Guide ( Marc Trachtenberg, Political Science, University of California Los Angeles) See appendix for updates to this guide.
Foreign Relations of the United States (U.S. State Department)
Foreign Relations of the United States, 1861-1960 (University of Wisconsin)
Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum: Online Documents
History and Politics Out Loud (Michigan State University and the National Gallery of the Spoken Word) Politically significant audio material for American History.
Joint Committee on Atomic Energy Digital Library, 1946-1977 (Stanford University Libraries)
National Security Archive (George Washington University)
The Living Room Candidate: Presidential Campaign Commercials 1952-2004 (American Museum of the Moving Image)
The Political Americana Collection, 1789-1980 (Cornell University) Presidential promotional and commemorative materials.
World War II Poster Collection. (Northwestern University Government Publications Department)

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Stanford Collections Guides

Stanford's Microfilm Collection of U.S. Department of State Diplomatic Records.
Stanford's Microfilm Collection of U.S. Presidential Papers.
Stanford's National Security Archive Collections.

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Periodicals & Newspapers

The Nation (1865-) Stanford Only

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Print Resources

Encyclopedias & Handbooks

The Cold War Encyclopedia, Thomas D. Parrish.
New York: H. Holt, 1995.
Location: Green Library, Information Center: Non-circulating (D840 .P28 1995).
Cold War Culture: Media and the Arts, 1945-1990, Richard Alan Schwartz.
New York: Facts on File, c1998.
Location: Green Library, Information Center: Non-circulating (E169.12 .S39 1997).
Encyclopedia of the Great Depression and the New Deal. James Ciment.
Armonk, N.Y.: Sharpe Reference, 2001.
Location: Green Library (E806 .C543 2001 V.1-2).
1) Lane Room: Non-circulating
2) Information Center: Non-circulating

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Journals

Cold War History
Volume/date range: Vol. 1, no. 1 (Aug. 2000)-
Electronic version available to Stanford-affiliated users at INGENTA
Location: Green Library, latest yr. (or vol.) in Current Periodicals; earlier in Stacks (D839 .C65).
Journal of Cold War Studies
Volume/date range: Vol. 1, no. 1 (winter 1999)-
Electronic version available to Stanford-affiliated users at MUSE and INGENTA
Location: Green Library, latest yr. (or vol.) in Current Periodicals; earlier in Stacks (D839 .J67)

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Maps & Atlases

The Palgrave Concise Historial Atlas of the Cold War, John Swift.
Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2003.
Location: Green Library, Lane Room: Non-circulating (G1035 .S9 2003)

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Bibliographies

The Civilian Conservation Corps : A Bibliography. Jackie McFadden.
Lewiston, N.Y.: Edwin Mellen Press, c2005.
Location: Green Library, Information Center: Non-circulating (Z7164 .N3 M34 2005)

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Microform Resources

Documents

Foreign Relations of the United States. Memoranda of Conversation of the Secretary of State, 1947-1952 (microfiche) .
Certain papers were omitted in whole or in part because of continued sensitivity on national security or privacy grounds.
Location: Law Library (XF 393)
Memoranda of the Secretary of State, 1949-1951; and Meetings and Visits of Foreign Dignitaries, 1949-1952 (microfiche).
Location: Law Library (XF 430)
Secretary of State's Memoranda of Conversation, November 1952-December 1954 (microfiche).
Continuation of: Memoranda of Conversation of the Secretary of State, 1947-1952.
Location: Law Library (XF 457)

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