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Last updated on 12 March 2010
On this page are a selected list of links to useful online resources for diplomatic/foreign relations/international historians.
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Archives, Catalogs, and Dissertations
Archives & Archival Catalogs (a selected list, see this site for a much more extensive listing).
Archives Made Easy, an online guide to archives around the world with useful trip reports. Hosted by the International History department at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).
United States (US)
United Kingdom (UK)
- The National Archives (formerly the Public Record Office)- Located in Kew (outside central London), the former PRO is a major resource not only for scholars of the UK, but also of the US and Commonwealth nations.
- The Catalogue (formerly PROCAT)- Database of National Archives collections; allows pre-ordering with a valid reader's ticket (user card).
- Databases for UK archival collections- Lists various searchable databases of UK archival collections including the National Register of Archives and A2A- Access to Archives databases.
- Churchill Archives Centre- The home of Winston Churchill's papers and other related records. Located at Churchill College, Cambridge, England.
- Bodleian Library, University of Oxford- Extensve manuscript collections, including Modern Political Papers and the Conservative Party Archive.
- Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick. As the name suggests, modern records (primarily from the mid-19th century onwards) with a particular emphasis on the history of industrial relations, industrial politics, and labour history.
- UMI ProQuest Digital Dissertations- Centralized database of dissertations (US and Canadian).
- Theses Canada- Allows searching for Canadian dissertations. Also contains free access to full text electronic versions of Canadian theses and dissertations that were published from the beginning of 1998 to August 31, 2002.
Institutions, Centers, and other Research Organizations
Guides to Doing Research