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HIST 350 - History U.S. Foreign Relations: Department of State Bulletin

About the Department of State Bulletin

"The Bulletin was the official record of U.S. foreign policy. It was established to provide Congress, other agencies, and the public information about U.S. foreign policy and the work of the Department of State and the Foreign Service." (Using Department of State Records)"

The Bulletin was published from 1939-1989.

US Department of State

Online Access

You can access the entire Department of State Bulletin online:

Department of State Bulletin
Provided by Hathi Trust

  • Complete run of the series
  • Covers 1939-1989 (v. 1-89)
  • Click on volume to open
  • Can search within text
  • Can download individual pages 

Print Access

Each state has a federal depository program to collect government documents. These libraries are open to the public. Two libraries that should have print copies of much of what you are looking for are the New York State Library and SUNY Albany.

***We advise that if you want to travel to a library to view the documents in person, that you contact the library ahead of time to make sure that they have the particular volume that you are looking for***

New York State Library
Cultural Education Center
Empire State Plaza
Albany, New York 12230-0001
State University of New York, Albany
University Library
1400 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 1222