A primary category containing information pertaining to international relations or in connection with the plans, policies, procedures and programs, regarding foreign countries or governments.  Include matters relating to the administration of foreign affairs; economic development; mutual security and foreign information and exchange activities.


Subject categories and sub-categories fully available for research are bolded. Closed categories and sub-categories have a simple phrase describing their contents.




File Code                               Description


FO                                           Foreign Affairs


FO001                                    Buildings and Grounds, U.S. Embassies


FO002                                    Diplomatic Affairs – Consular Relations


FO002-01                              Personal – Special Rank of Ambassador or Minister


FO003                                    Economic – Technical Development


FO003-02                              Mutual Security


FO004                                    Financial Relations


FO004-01                              Balance of Payments


FO004-02                              Loans – Funds


FO004-03                              International Investments


FO005                                    Information – Exchange Activities


FO005-01                              Educational


FO005-02                              Scientific – Cultural – Business Exchange Activity


FO005-03                              Publicity, International


FO006                                    International Conferences


FO006-01                              Economic Summit, Ottawa, Canada 7/19-20/81


FO006-02                              Twenty-Two Nation Summit Conference, 10/22-23/81, Mexico


FO006-03                              Arms Reduction Talks, Strategic [START] (1.0 ft.)

A secondary subject category with material pertaining to the START talks and other matters involving US-Soviet arms negotiations. Included are: correspondence with members of Congress, members of the public, public interest groups, and religious groups; material on US and Soviet nuclear and military strength; US Information Agency reports on foreign media reaction to the START talks; National Security Decision Directives (NSDDs) pertaining to START; letters and other materials pertaining to appointments to the START negotiating team, or to the Arms Control and Disarmament Agency; and material on the 1984 deployment of Pershing II missiles in western Europe, the SALT I and SALT II Treaties, and the Administration’s 1986 decision to abandon SALT II arms levels.



FO006-04                              Economic SummitVersailles, France, 6/5-6/82


FO006-05                              NATO Summit, June, 1982


FO006-06                              Economic Summit, Williamsburg, Virginia, 5/29-30/83


FO006-07                              Economic Summit, London, England, June, 1984


FO006-08                              Economic Summit, Bonn, Germany, 5/2-4/85


FO006-09                              Gorbachev Meeting, November, 1985,

Geneva, Switzerland (4.8 ft; boxes 1-12)

A secondary subject category containing material, primarily letters from the public and interest groups, relating to Soviet Jewry, Raoul Wallenberg, Helsinki Accords, human rights; international terrorism; captive nations; Afghanistan; Nunn-Warner Nuclear Risk Reduction Center; USIA; Refuseniks; Kaisa Ranpere; arms control; Hare Krishna’s in the USSR; nuclear testing; SDI; S.Res. 257; Baltic States; joint statement by Reagan and Gorbachev; WorldNet coverage of  summit; summit communication themes; Geneva oversight group; Geneva schedules and agendas; report Public Diplomacy Support by the USIA for the Geneva Meetings November 19-20, 1985"; and the summit press briefing book.


FO006-10                              Economic Summit, Tokyo, Japan, 1986


FO006-11                              Gorbachev – U.S.


FO006-11                              Iceland, Reykjavik, 10/11-12/86


FO006-11                              Pre-Summit, Iceland, 10/11-12/86


FO006-11                              US-USSR, Washington, D.C., 12/7-8/87


FO006-11                              USSR-US


FO006-12                              Economic Summit, Italy, Venice, 6/9-10/88


FO006-12                              Economic Summit, Venice, 6/87


FO006-13                              Economic Summit, Canada, Ottawa, 6/19-20/88


FO006-14                              US-USSR, Moscow, 1988


FO006-15                              NATO, Belgium, Brussels, 3/2-3/88


FO007                                    International Law


FO008                                    International Travel


FO008-01                              Foreign Travel of Administration Officials


FO008-02                              Letters of Introduction, Travel


FO008-03                              Passports – Visas


FO009                                    Treaties