Kenneth W. Dam Diaries

Finding aid prepared by Hoover Institution Archives Staff
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Title: Kenneth W. Dam diaries
Date (inclusive): 1982-1985
Collection Number: 2014C11
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1 manuscript box, 206 digital files (0.4 linear feet)
Abstract: Relates to American foreign policy during the presidential administration of Ronald Reagan.
Location note: Hoover Institution Archives
Creator: Dam, Kenneth W.


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Acquisition Information

Materials were acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 2013. An increment of declassified diaries in digital form was acquired in 2014.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Kenneth W. Dam diaries, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives

Biographical/Historical note

United States deputy secretary of state, 1982-1985.

Scope and Contents note

Relates to American foreign policy during the presidential administration of Ronald Reagan.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

United States. Department of State.
United States--Foreign relations--1981-1989.

Box 1


Digital files

2013 State Department release of declassified diaries January 1982-June 1985

Physical Description: 206 digitized file units (PDFs)


Use copies of the files are available as Case Number F-2011-00929 on the Department of State Virtual FOIA Reading Room website . Note that creation dates on the documents sometimes differ from the creation dates listed in the FOIA Virtual Reading Room database. Some of the documents contain redactions. The digital files are full-text searchable.