Foreign Relations of the United States Materials

The Foreign Relations of the United States series is the main publication of the Office of the Historian. Published since 1861, the FRUS series presents the official documentary historical record of major U.S. foreign policy decisions.

To access volumes pertaining to U.S. policy towards Southeast Asia prior to 1960, please visit the University of Wisconsin’s Digital Collections, which provides online full-text access to the FRUS series between 1861 and 1960.

To access post-1960 FRUS volumes, please visit the Office of the Historian's website. There are numerous volumes on Vietnam and Southeast Asia covering the Kennedy, Johnson, and Nixon-Ford Administrations: