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HIST 441: The Cold War in Europe: Cold War Resources

This research guide is intended to aid students in completion of the course assignments pertaining to the field of 20th century European history, through the lens of the Cold War.

Websites suggested by Professor Gigova

Cold War International History Project (Virtual Archive)

The Cold War Museum

UCSB Center for Cold War Studies

The Harvard Project on Cold War Studies

The National Security Archive

National Security Archive Electronic Briefing Books

Publications by the Center for Study of Intelligence|

American Foreign Policy during the Cold War

US Department of State: Office of the Historian

Foreign Affairs Online

European History Primary Sources

European History on Digital History Reader

Euro Docs: Primary Historical Documents from Western Europe

Internet Modern History Sourcebook

Eyewitness to History

Web Links and Primary Source Documents on the Cold War in Europe

Making the History of 1989

Seventeen Moments in Soviet History

British History Online


Spotlight: Senator Burnet R. Maybank Papers

Burnet R. Maybank was a mid-twentieth century politician and served as governor of South Carolina as well as a United States Senator.

Legislative files, correspondence, printed material, voting records, and personal papers of Burnet Rhett Maybank (1899-1954), United States Senator from 1941 to 1954. Materials primarily relate to Maybank's professional life as a United States Senator and include his legislative working files and constituent correspondence. The collection also includes a small amount of personal papers concerning Maybank and his family including personal correspondence, financial material, photographs, property and real estate records, newspaper clippings and scrapbooks, and estate settlements. Major topics include World War II, civil rights legislation, the Fair Employment Practices Commission (FEPC), the Korean War, the Cold War, labor, price control, the Charleston Navy Yard, the Santee Cooper Hydroelectric and Navigation Project, and the Savannah River Site atomic plant.