Intelligence: Context and Background

Cold War propaganda, by P. Piotrow. Editorial research reports 1958 (Vol. I). Washington, DC: CQ Press.
--From the US Congressional Research Service.

Dictionary of the United States intelligence services: over 1500 terms, programs, and agencies, by William Wilson. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Co., Inc., 1996, 191 p.
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Encyclopedia of espionage, by Ronald Seth,. London: New English Library, 1972, 683 p
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Encyclopedia of the Central Intelligence Agency, by W. Thomas Smith, Jr. New York : Facts On File/Checkmark Books, 2003, 282 p.
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Espionage: an encyclopedia of spies and secrets, by Richard M. Bennett. London : Virgin, 2002, 371 p.
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Historical dictionary of Ian Fleming's world of intelligence : fact and fiction, by Nigel West. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 2009, 272 p.
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Historical dictionary of Russian and Soviet intelligence, by Robert W. Pringle. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 2006, 365 p.
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Historical Dictionary of United States Intelligence, by Michael A. Turner. 2nd. ed. Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, 2014, 383 pages
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Soviet security and intelligence organizations, 1917-1990: a biographical dictionary and review of literature in English, by Michael Parrish. NY: Greenwood Press, 1992, 669 p.
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Spies and provocateurs: a worldwide encyclopedia of persons conducting espionage and covert action, 1946-1991, by Wendell L. Minnick. Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, 1992, 310 p.
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Spy/counterspy: an encyclopedia of espionage, by Vincent and Nan Buranelli. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1982, 361 p.
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United States intelligence: an encyclopedia, ed. by Bruce W. Watson, Susan M. Watson, Gerald W. Hopple. NY: Garland Pub., 1990, 792 p.
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Who's who in espionage, by Ronald Payne and Christopher Dobson. New York : St. Martin's Press, 1984, 234 p.
Also titled: The dictionary of espionage 
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Women in espionage: a biographical dictionary, by M.H. Mahoney. Santa Barbara, Calif.: ABC-CLIO, 1993, 253 p.
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Intelligence: Document Collections

CIA Electronic Reading Room.

CIA Historical Collections offers declassified documents. (Central Intelligence Agency)

Historical Collection on Ronald Reagan, Intelligence, and the End of the Cold War (Central Intelligence Agency, CIA)

Federation of American Scientists: Intelligence Resource Program offers documents, including Congressional material (hearings, reports, etc.) related to intelligence, 1989- .

ProQuest history vault. Vietnam War and American foreign policy, 1960-1975 includes the CAESAR, POLO, And ESAU Papers: Cold War Era Hard Target Analysis of Soviet and Chinese Policy and Decision Making, 1953-1973 (CIA)

CIA Research Reports, 1946-1976
HOLLIS Records
Online Guides (Search collection title) 

U.S. intelligence on Asia, 1945-1991 offers declassified documents on U.S. intelligence community. Covers People's Republic of China, North Korea and North Vietnam, Japan, Taiwan, Indonesia, Thailand, the Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, and Australia.

U.S. military intelligence reports 1918-1944 (coverage varies by country)
Online Guides (Search: "military intelligence") 
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U.S. intelligence on the Middle East, 1945-2009
Online resource

U.S. intelligence on Europe, 1945-1995
Online resource

Country intelligence reports on USSR, 1941-1947
Online resource

Cold War intelligence online : the secret war between the U.S. and the USSR, 1945-1991
Online resource

O.S.S./State Department intelligence and research reports. 14 pts. on 124 microfilm reels
Location : Microforms (Lamont) Film A 215 [Level B]
Location : Microforms (Lamont) INDEX Film A 215 = Guide [Level B]
Online Guides  (Search collection title)
Online Version;    HOLLIS record with brief overview
Descriptions of included collections
pt. 1. Japan and its occupied territories during World War II
pt. 2. Postwar Japan, Korea, and Southeast Asia, 1945-1949
pt. 3. China and India, 1941-1949
pt. 4. Germany and its occupied territories during World War II
pt. 5. Postwar Europe
pt. 6. The Soviet Union, 1941-1961
pt. 7. The Middle East, 1941-1961
pt. 8. Japan, Korea, Southeast Asia and the Far East generally, 1950-1961
pt. 9. China and India, 1950-1961
pt. 10. Europe. 1950-1961 supplement
pt. 11. The Soviet Union. 1950-1961 supplement
pt. 12. The Middle East. 1950-1961 supplement.
pt. 13. Africa, 1941-1961
pt. 14. Latin America, 1941-1961