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Digital Archive International History Declassified


Collections contain selected sets of historical documents related to a specific topic, region, or event.

  • “Local Nationalism" in Xinjiang, 1957-1958

    In 1957, the Xinjiang Party Committee aimed to expose and eliminate so-called local nationalist deviations.

  • 1956 Polish and Hungarian Crises

    The uprising began in Hungary as a spontaneous nationwide revolt against the People's Republic of Hungary and its Soviet-imposed policies.

  • 1980-81 Polish Crisis

    The crisis began with a wave of strikes across Poland and the formation of the first independent labor union in a Soviet bloc country–Solidarity.

  • 1988 Seoul Olympic Games

    When South Korea was awarded the 1988 Olympic Games, North Korea began an ambitious but failed effort to act as cohost.

  • Archivio Andreotti's NATO Series

    A collection of files broadly related to NATO affairs drawn from the archives of Giulio Andreotti.

  • Asian Peoples' Anti-Communist League

    The Asian Peoples' Anti-Communist League included South Korea, the Philippines, South Vietnam, and a number of other Asian countries and territories.

  • Austria and German Unification

    Documents on Austria’s role in the dissolution of the German Democratic Republic (GDR) and German Unification

  • Bandung Conference, 1955

    Representatives from 29 African, Asian, and Middle Eastern countries came together for the Afro-Asian Conference in Bandung, Indonesia in 1955.

  • Baruch Plan for Int'l Control of Atomic Energy

  • Ben Sanders Papers

    Personal papers of Ben Sanders concerning the Programme for Promoting Nuclear Non-Proliferation (PPNN) and the Newsbriefs published by the PPNN.

  • Berlin Wall

    The history of the Berlin Wall from the post-WWII divided city, to the wall's construction in 1961, through to its destruction in 1989.

  • Brazilian Nuclear History

    The evolution of the Brazilian nuclear program from 1947 to its end in 1989.

  • Ceausescu's Diplomacy in the Middle East

  • Chernobyl Nuclear Accident, 1986

    Soviet and Ukrainian records shed light on the lead-up to the Chernobyl disaster, the days of the accident, and the aftermath thereof.

  • China and Africa

    Sources on China's relations with countries in Africa during the Mao era.

  • China and Latin America and the Caribbean

    Sources on China's relations with Latin America and the Caribbean during the Mao era.

  • China and South Asia

    South Asia was one of the most important regions in China's international relations and foreign policy.

  • China and the Korean War

    A collection of materials documenting China's involvement in all stages of the Korean War.