University Libraries

Confidential U.S. State Department Central Files, Great Britain, Foreign Affairs, 1930-1939

Title:  Confidential U.S. State Department Central Files, Great Britain, Foreign Affairs, 1930-1939

Location:  Jerome Library Main Microforms; film DA 578 .C6

Format and Number of Reels/Fiche/Cards:  Microfilm; 26 reels

Publisher:  University Publications of America

Content Description:  Reproductions of declassified U.S. State Department documents that reflect the relations between Great Britain and other nations, including the United States. Types of documents include correspondence, telegrams, inquiries, studies, memoranda, situation reports, translations, plans, etc. These documents are from the U.S. State Department Central Files and were obtained from the National Archives and Records Administration.

Some topics of concern in foreign policy during this time were fascism, the Spanish Civil War, Italy's expansionism, relations with Ireland, the Munich Conference, the Anglo-French-Turkish pact of Mutual Assistance of 1939, relations with Arab states, and relations with colonial possessions.

Language(s):  English


  • Reel 1: Purport Lists (an index to the documents that make up the State Department Central Files)
  • Reel 2: General Relations
  • Reel 3: General Relations; Bilateral Relations
  • Reel 4-20: Bilateral Relations
  • Reel 21-26: U.S. -British Relations

Index/Bibliography:  A Guide to Confidential U.S. State Department Central Files, Great Britain Foreign Affairs, 1930-1939: Decimal Numbers 741 and 711.41, ed. by Paul Kesaris; guide compiled by Robert Lester. (REF DA 578 .C6 Guide) This guide lists the subjects covered by each reel in the collection.

Subject Categories:  History; Political Science

Keywords:  great britain, british, england, international affairs, international relations, foreign affairs, foreign relations, diplomacy

Time Period:  20th Century