These are U.S. State Department files on the Soviet Union 1945-1969, valuable as English-language sources.
Collection size: 230 reels
Location/Call no: Film A575.1 in Lamont basement.
Printed finding aids (Index Film A575.1, in the Lamont basement shelved with other bound microfilm finding guides) are organized as follows:
Internal Affairs and Foreign Affairs of USSR, 1945-1949 (one volume)
Internal Affairs and Foreign Affairs, 1950-1954 (one volume)
Internal Affairs, 1955-1959 (one volume)
Foreign Affairs, 1955-1959 (one volume)
Internal Affairs, 1960-1963 (one volume)
Foreign Affairs, 1960-1963 (one volume)
Political, Government, and National Defense Affairs, 1963-1966 (one volume)
Each volume of the finding aids includes:
1. A reel by reel enumeration of document numbers organized by date and very general topic summary (i.e. "Military Affairs: Army Maneuvers" or "Political Affairs".
2. A fairly detailed subject index showing documents dealing with a specific subject.
Film A 489.1 in Lamont basement. Finding Aids are books with call number Index Film A489.1 shelved in Lamont basement (3 volumes, covering 1914-1918, 1919-1935, and 1934-1941 respectively). These books are organized by document type ("Commerce, commercial relations"; "Charities"; "Residence, Trade and Travel") and year, with a brief description of each document and its length in pages.
Records of the Department of State relating to internal affairs of the Soviet Union
Records of the Department of State relating to political relations between the United States and the Soviet Union
Records of the Department of State relating to political relations between the Soviet Union and other states
Film A 503
British diplomatic correspondence with/concerning Russia and the Soviet Union
34 microfilm reels
Film A 1307
The material in this collection consists of secret and confidential intelligence reports, maps, memoranda, and handbooks, together with policy files covering the wider context of international relations and providing detailed information on local and regional political administration, social trends, and economic infrastructure. The collection is supplemented by printed material drawn from the India Office Military Department.
BCA-1. "The Great Game": handbooks and intelligence reports, 1871-1894
BCA-2. Michell’s Russian Abstracts and Memoirs, 1872-1883
BCA-3. British British policy papers and memoranda, 1865-1898
BCA-4. Foreign Office confidential printed correspondence, 1899-1913
BCA-5. Handbooks, military reports and personalities, 1902-1929
BCA-6. From Anglo-Russian entente to revolution and rebellion: Political and Secret files, 1903 - c. 1924
BCA-7. Soviet Central Asia -- The consolidation of power: Political and Secret files, c. 1924-1949.