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HIST 491C: The Great Crisis: International Politics, 1919-1941
Use this guide to locate scholarly articles, books, newspapers, government documents and other resources for topics on international politics during the interwar period.
Some archives and special collections have digitized documents in their collections making them accessible to researchers around the world. Below are a few open digital archives with collections focused on the World War II era.
The British National Archives have made available digital copies of the Cabinet Papers. Organized into themes to help with searching topic coverage includes diplomacy and foreign affairs, economy and infrastructure, and society and welfare of the state.
Diplomatic and professional papers of George S. Messersmith (1883-1960). The papers include extensive discussions of political and economic matters regarding Europe during the 1930s and Latin America in the 1940s and 1950s.
The American Presidency Project is a collection of presidential documents including speeches, memoranda, written statements, letters, etc. Can search by president to locate only documents relating to that presidency.