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Government & International Affairs = GOV & INTL

Databases for Primary Sources

Websites for Primary Sources

National Archives--the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) is the nation's record-keeper. Of all documents and materials created in the course of business conducted by the United States federal government, only 1 to 3 per cent are so important for legal or historical reasons that they are kept here for you to search and access.

National Security Archives: Virtual Reading Room--founded by journalists and scholars, this is the world's largest nongovernmental collection of declassified U.S. government documents.

Wilson Center Digital Archive--"contains once-secret documents from governments all across the globe, uncovering new sources and providing fresh insights into the history of international relations and diplomacy"--From the Archive's homepage.