Search in
ADD SEARCH FILTER CANCEL SEARCH FILTER

Digital Archive International History Declassified

Welcome

The Digital Archive contains once-secret documents from governments all across the globe, uncovering new sources and providing fresh insights into the history of international relations and diplomacy. It collects the research of three Wilson Center projects which focus on the interrelated histories of the Cold War, Korea, and Nuclear Proliferation. [Read more]

Explore
themes

Learn about specific topics and regions through essays, timelines and educational resources.

Browse
documents

Explore documents from the Digital Archive through the map, date, and subject browsing tools.

Recently Added
Documents

April 25, 1952

Report, 'Regarding the Medical Supplies that Will be Sent to Korea'

November 13, 1956

Letter No. 20 from Syngman Rhee to Young Kee Kim

Syngman Rhee discusses his meeting with Philippines' Vice Minister of Commerce and Industry and President Magsaysay's visit plan to Korea.

November 07, 1956

Letter No. 19 from Syngman Rhee to Young Kee Kim

Syngman Rhee's comment on Minister Kim's effort to publicize Korea's right to enter United Nations.

October 02, 1956

Letter No. 16 from Syngman Rhee to Young Kee Kim

President Rhee comments on Japanese-Americans' assistance for Japanese farmers to move to US and the Asian People's Anti-Communist League.

September 26, 1956

Letter No. 15 from Syngman Rhee to Young Kee Kim

Syngman Rhee comments on Dr. Oliver's visit in Manila and Korea's refusal to support five Filipino delegates to Anti-Communist Youth Conference.

1956

Note about a talk between Chin Hang Kong and Minister De Castro

Mr. Kong urges delegates from Philippines to participate in the Anti-Communist Youth Conference

April 25, 1952

Report, 'Regarding the Medical Supplies that Will be Sent to Korea'

November 13, 1956

Letter No. 20 from Syngman Rhee to Young Kee Kim

Syngman Rhee discusses his meeting with Philippines' Vice Minister of Commerce and Industry and President Magsaysay's visit plan to Korea.

November 07, 1956

Letter No. 19 from Syngman Rhee to Young Kee Kim

Syngman Rhee's comment on Minister Kim's effort to publicize Korea's right to enter United Nations.

October 02, 1956

Letter No. 16 from Syngman Rhee to Young Kee Kim

President Rhee comments on Japanese-Americans' assistance for Japanese farmers to move to US and the Asian People's Anti-Communist League.

September 26, 1956

Letter No. 15 from Syngman Rhee to Young Kee Kim

Syngman Rhee comments on Dr. Oliver's visit in Manila and Korea's refusal to support five Filipino delegates to Anti-Communist Youth Conference.

1956

Note about a talk between Chin Hang Kong and Minister De Castro

Mr. Kong urges delegates from Philippines to participate in the Anti-Communist Youth Conference

Featured
Collections

CUBAN FOREIGN RELATIONS

Documents on Cuban's international relations, focusing on it's relationship with the Soviet Union, China and the United States.

FOUNDATIONS OF CHINESE FOREIGN POLICY

The texts which have defined the foreign policy of the People's Republic of China.

ORIGINS OF BRAZIL-ARGENTINA NUCLEAR COOPERATION

The origins of nuclear cooperation between Argentina and Brazil from the 1960s onwards.

END OF THE COLD WAR

Documents on the collapse of the Soviet Union in the late 1980s.

KOREAN WAR, 1950-1953

When North Korean troops invaded South Korea on June 25, 1950, the inter-Korean conflict entered its most bloody phase: the Korean War

CUBAN FOREIGN RELATIONS

Documents on Cuban's international relations, focusing on it's relationship with the Soviet Union, China and the United States.

FOUNDATIONS OF CHINESE FOREIGN POLICY

The texts which have defined the foreign policy of the People's Republic of China.

ORIGINS OF BRAZIL-ARGENTINA NUCLEAR COOPERATION

The origins of nuclear cooperation between Argentina and Brazil from the 1960s onwards.

END OF THE COLD WAR

Documents on the collapse of the Soviet Union in the late 1980s.

KOREAN WAR, 1950-1953

When North Korean troops invaded South Korea on June 25, 1950, the inter-Korean conflict entered its most bloody phase: the Korean War

Welcome

The Digital Archive contains once-secret documents from governments all across the globe, uncovering new sources and providing fresh insights into the history of international relations and diplomacy. It collects the research of three Wilson Center projects which focus on the interrelated histories of the Cold War, Korea, and Nuclear Proliferation. [Read more]

Explore
themes

Learn about specific topics and regions through essays, timelines and educational resources.

Browse
documents

Explore documents from the Digital Archive through the map, date, and subject browsing tools.

FROM THE
WILSON CENTER

China, Europe, and the Rise of a Multipolar World

Sino-European Relations during the Cold War and the Rise of a Multipolar World combines critical oral history with newly translated documentary sources to provide insights into the dynamics of Sino-European relations, past and present, and recent and ongoing global power shifts.

Sport in the Cold War Podcast

Wilson Center launches a new sports history podcast exploring the Cold War-era of superpower politics and intense international competition.

Researching the People’s Republic of China

Based on experiences at 25 different Chinese archives, Charles Kraus offers an in-depth overview of researching the history of the People's Republic of China.

Taiwan’s Cold War in Southeast Asia

Hsiao-ting Lin reveals that Nationalist China’s top leaders believed ingraining anticommunism into the souls of their Southeast Asian neighbors was vital to Taiwan’s international security.

TWITTER

#OnThisDay in 1948 Soviets begin blockade of Berlin, months later CIA assessment sees no end in sight #coldwarhist https://t.co/2zJ8x2C4fP

RT @crkraus: In San Diego for #SHAFR2016. Looking forward to seeing old friends and new ones too. And talking Coca-Cola in China https://t.…

RT @NSANate: Great #coldwarhist advice from my colleague Sveta Savranskaya. Sooo lucky to work w her! https://t.co/iHm4gPZ0i9 #FOIA cc @CWI

We're gathering user feedback to help improve the @CWIHP Digital Archive. Please take our survey: https://t.co/OhRfEtc4Lq

RT @NKOutlook: NKIDP: 2016 Summer Institute for Conducting Archival Research: A Glimpse into This Year’s Institute | https://t.co/EN3Z9GDsd…