The contents of this collection are available for text analysis and data mining through Gale's Digital Scholar Lab (access via "Digital Scholar Lab" entry in Database Library or Catalog).
This archive focuses on the political affairs of Laos in the 1960s, when the United States supported the government of Souvanna Phouma in the face of North Vietnamese aggression. This digitized archive of U.S. State Department files collected by U.S. diplomats, documents the internal and foreign affairs of Laos during the period of 1963 to 1966. Materials include reports on political and military affairs; studies on socioeconomic matters; transcripts of communications of U.S. diplomatic personnel and from political assemblies; reports and translations from foreign journals and newspapers; and translations foreign government documents, speeches, memoranda. The materials were sourced from the U.S. National Archives. This collection is part of Archives Unbound.