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LibGuide to accompany course of the same name taught by Professor Staci Pratt

Treaty Indexes and Full Text Sources

Treaty Indexes

Key Reference Terms

TIAS - Treaties and Other International Acts Series ("Slip" form of treaty, where it first appears)
UST - U.S. Treaties
KAV - Kavass number temporarily assigned to treaties and agreements.
TS - Treaty Series (early treaty numbers, pre-1945)
EAS - Executive Agreement Series (1929-1945)
STAT - U.S. Statutes at Large

Before searching full-text resources, you may need to get a citation number--a US TIAS No, a KAV No., or a UN No.

Full-Text Treaty Resources

Finding Your Way Among Full Text Resources for U.S. Treaties
Date Print Online
Pre-1950 Statutes at Large (KF50.U5, 1st floor, ask at reference)
Treaties and Other International Agreements of the United States of America, 1776-1949 (Compiled under the direction of Charles I. Bevans)
Statutes at Large (ongoing partial digital collection at Library of Congress; also on Hein Online)
1950-1996 United States Treaties and Other International Agreements (UST) (JX231.A34, 2nd floor) (1950-1995)
Treaties and Other International Acts Series (USTIAS) JX231.A34, follows previous set) (1992-1996 at UMKC)

HeinOnline U.S. Treaties and Agreements Library

1996 +

Congress.gov

After searching "Treatises and Other International Acts Series," links to Government Printing Office versions are available by USTIAS number are available through the UMKC online catalog.

Congress.gov - Treaty Documents

Full Text Treaty Resources in the Library

United States Treaties and Other International Agreements 


United States Treaties and Other Agreements 1950-1996 (split off from Statutes at Large)
Call No. JX 231.A34 (see Cong.gov, above for after 1995).

Prior to 1950, see Treaties and Other International Agreements of the United States of America 1776-1949 (Bevans)
Call No. JX231.A33

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