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Foreign Relations and Diplomatic Documents

Diplomatic documents and resources for a selection of countries.

Diplomatic Documents

Foundations of British Foreign Policy from Pitt (1792) to Salisbury (1902) or Documents, Old and New
Documents on the British foreign policy presented within their historical context.
(Cambridge University Press, 1938)
942(093.2) HEIA 9580

British and Foreign State Papers: index to vol. 1(1373)-138(1934)
Edited by the Foreign Office, it includes correspondence by members of the Foreign Office, foreign policy speeches given by the King, and relevant acts of Parliament.
(Washington D.C.: Microcard Ed., 1968)
942(093.2) HEIA 16068

British Documents on Foreign Affairs: Reports and Papers from the Foreign Office Confidential Print (1837-)
Compilations of diplomatic reports, dispatches, and telegrams printed for limited circulation within the British government.
([Frederick MD]: University Publications of America, 1983-)
942(093.2) HEIA 5255

Part I: mid-19th Century to 1914
Series A: Russia (1859-1914)
Series B: The Near and Middle East (1856-1914)
Series C: North America (1837-1914)
Series D: Latin America (1845-1914)
Series E: Asia (1860-1914)
Series F: Europe (1848-1914)
Series G: Africa (1854-1914)

Part II: 1914-1939
Series A: The Soviet Union (1917-1939)
Series B: Turkey, Iran and the Middle East (1918-1939)
Series C: North America (1919-1939)
Series D: Latin America (1914-1939)
Series E: Asia (1914-1939)
Series F: Europe (1919-1939)
Series G: Africa (1914-1939)
Series H: The First World War (1914-1918)
Series I: The Paris Peace Conference of 1919
Series J: The League of Nations
Series K: Economic Affairs and the Reform of the Foreign Office

Part III: 1940-1945
Series A: The Soviet Union and Finland
Series B: The Middle East
Series C: North America
Series D: Latin America
Series E: Asia
Series F: Europe
Series G: Africa
Series L: World War II and General

Part IV: 1946-1950
Series A: The Soviet Union and Finland
Series B: The Near and Middle East
Series C: North America
Series D: Latin America
Series E: Asia
Series F: Europe
Series G: Africa
Series M: International Organisations, Common-wealth Affairs, and General

Part V: 1951-
Series A: The Soviet Union and Finland
Series B: The Near and Middle East
Series C: North America
Series D: Latin America
Series E: Asia
Series F: Europe
Series G: Africa
Series M: International Organisations, Common-wealth Affairs, and General

British Documents on the Origins of the War: 1898-1914
Key documents in British diplomatic history from the abandonment of the policy of 'splendid isolation' in 1898 to the declaration of war against Germany on 4 August 1914.
(London: His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1926-1954)
942(093.2) HEIA 13148

Vol. 1: The End of British Isolation
Vol. 2: The Anglo-Japanese Alliance and the Franco-British Entente
Vol. 3: The Testing of the Entente
Vol. 4: The Anglo-Russian Rapprochement
Vol. 5: The Near East: The Macedonian Problem and the Annexation of Bosnia
Vol. 6: Anglo-German Tension: Armaments and Negotiation
Vol. 7: The Agadir Crisis
Vol. 8: Arbitration, Neutrality and Security
Vol. 9: The Balkan Wars
Vol. 10: The Last Years of Peace
Vol. 11: The Outbreak of War

Documents on British Foreign Policy 1919-1939
The most important documents in the Foreign Office archives relating to British foreign policy between 1919 and 1939.
(London: His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1947-1986)
942(093.2) HEIA 15383

British Documents on the End of Empire (1925-)
Documents from British official archives on the ending of colonial and associated rule.
(London: His Majesty's Stationery Office)
942(094.1) HEIA 469

Documents and Speeches on British Commonwealth Affairs 1931-1962
(London etc.: Oxford University Press, 1953-1963)
942(093.2) HEIA 23855

Documents on British Policy Overseas (1945-)
Primary source documents from Britain's Foreign and Commonwealth Office from World War II conferences. Following the "Documents on British Foreign Policy 1919-1939" series.
(London: His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1984-)
942(093.2) HEIA 6335
942(093.2) HEIA 6337 (Series I and II supplement)