The HPCWS Guide to Cold War Studies Resources Online


Selected English-language Sources for Internet Research on the Cold War




Primary Source Materials

Published Document Collections

Secondary Sources




Primary Source Materials CIA Electronic Reading Room

Cold War International History Project

Declassified Documents Reference System (accessible via

Digital National Security Archive (accessible via

Department of State Electronic Reading Room

Published Document Collections

Foreign Relations of the United States (FRUS)

Secondary Sources

ISI/Social Science Citation Index (accessible via

Lexis/Nexis (accessible via

Project MUSE (accessible via

ProQuest (accessible via


"Doing Cold War History" (Marc Trachtenberg website at University of Pennsylvania)

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