Collection MF161-MF171 - US ARMS CONTROL AND DISARMAMENT AGENCY: documents, 1945-1982

Key Information

Reference code





  • 1985 (Creation)
  • 1945-1982 (Creation)

Level of description



11 reels and one published guide

Scope and content

Documents on Disarmament, 1945- 1982, is a themed microfilm collection including documents on arms control and disarmament developments, 1945-1982. Subjects include relations with the US Atomic Energy Commission; proposed prohibition requirements for the production of biological and chemical weapons; bilateral talks between the Soviet Union and the United States, including the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (START); US negotiations with aligned and non-aligned states; Commission on Security and Co- operation in Europe (CSCE) arms control talks; negotiations with UN organisations including the Ad Hoc Group on Disarmament and Development, the Commission for Conventional Armaments, the Disarmament Commission, international Atomic Energy Agency, and the Security Council, 1945-1982.

System of arrangement

The documents are arranged in chronological order. The accompanying published guide has a brief content list for each reel and a subject index.

General Information

Custodial history

University Publications of America, Inc., Bethesda, MD, with fully indexed guide edited by Paul Kesaris.

Conditions governing access

Open, subject to signature of Reader's undertaking form, and appropriate provision of two forms of identification, to include one photographic ID.

Conditions governing reproduction

Copies may be printed off the microfilm/microfiche for research purposes and are charged at cost.

Enquiries concerning the copyright of the original material should be addressed to University Publications of America Inc.

Language of material

  • English

Script of material

Finding aids

This collection level description. Further finding aids may be available in the Reading Room.

Existence and location of originals

US Arms Control and Disarmament Agency, 320 21st St. NW, Washington, DC, 20451, USA

Related descriptions


Compiled Jul 1999

Alternative identifier(s)

People and Organisations

Genre access points

Rules and/or conventions used

Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000.


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