FOREIGN AFFAIRS (FO)
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.
DESCRIPTION OF SECONDARY FILE CODES
File Code Description
FO Foreign Affairs
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
FO005-02 Scientific – Cultural – Business Exchange Activity
FO005-03 Publicity, International
FO006 International Conferences
FO006-02 Twenty-Two Nation
Summit Conference, 10/22-23/81,
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.
FO006-09 Gorbachev Meeting, November, 1985,
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.
FO007 International Law
FO008 International Travel
FO008-01 Foreign Travel of Administration Officials
FO008-02 Letters of Introduction, Travel
FO008-03 Passports – Visas