Collections contain selected sets of historical documents related to a specific topic, region, or event.
Until 1991, the United Nations was a key battleground in the inter-Korean struggle for legitimacy and global recognition.
On July 27, 1953, the Korean Armistice Agreement was signed, ceasing hostilities and bringing an end to the Korean War.
In 1951 and 1952, the communist bloc alleged that the United States was conducting biological warfare (BW).
Who started the Korean War? This collection adds context to the decisions that led to North Korea's invasion of South Korea on June 25, 1950.
When North Korean troops invaded South Korea on June 25, 1950, the inter-Korean conflict entered its most bloody phase: the Korean War
A collection documenting the Korean Workers' Party (KWP) Congresses held since 1946.
The road to the establishment of the alliance between the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union was rocky.
Documents on propaganda and media control in the Soviet Union.
Notes taken in the KGB archives by Vasili Nikitich Mitrokhin, a KGB officer who defected to the United Kingdom after the fall of the Soviet Union.
Documents containing the thoughts and opinions of Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev.
This anti-colonial group of developing countries was spearheaded by several conferences and summits, the first held in Bandung in 1955
In the midst of the diplomatic competition between the two Koreas, groups from the American radical left traveled to Pyongyang.
The post-Korean War disputes and debates within the Korean Workers' Party culminated in the 1956 August Plenum.
North Korea's First Five-Year Plan emphasized the development of heavy industry
This collection of documents provides a historical record of North Korea's brinkmanship and military-diplomatic campaigns since 1968.
Formerly secret documents from the communist word reveal that North Korea's nuclear program began as early as the 1960s.
Throughout the 1970s, North Korea waged an intensive diplomatic campaign to attract new supporters abroad, including in the United States.