Indices of Treaties & Documents

(with Current Status Information)

Treaties in Force [JX 236]. Official index of U.S. treaties published annually by U.S. Department of State. Lists treaties considered to be in force as of January 1st. Part I lists bilateral agreements under name of country and subdivided by subject; part II lists multilateral agreements by subject. Includes citations to Treaties and Other International Agreements of the United States of America 1776-1949, Statutes at Large, League of Nations Treaty Series, TIAS, UST and United Nations Treaty Series. Supplement by consulting U. S. Department of State Dispatch. Library holds 1941-date. Current issue on Reserve; previous issues in Level 1 stacks.

A Guide to the United States Treaties in Force [Reserve JX 236.5.G8] Provides an unofficial, annual index of U.S. treaties, post-ratification; includes a current treaty action supplement. Current issue on Reserve; previous issues in Level 1 stacks.

Congressional Index [KF 49.C6]. Published by CCH. "Treaty Section" of Volume One contains a treaty status table useful for determining if a treaty is in force and for finding legislative history documents. Updated weekly to give current information about recent developments.

Multilateral Treaties Deposited with the Secretary-General Annual United Nations publication that provides information on current status of treaties (to which the U.S. may or may not be a party) in respect of which the Secretary-General performs depositary functions. Provides references to the location of texts. Volumes are arranged by subject and entries include effective date, signatories, UNTS citation and any declarations or reservations from each signatory. Covers 1981-date. Supplemented monthly by Statement of Treaties and International Agreements Registered or Filed and Recorded with the Secretariat. Can also be supplemented by United Nations Chronicle (see Section on Official Sources). Library does not own print copy; however, on-line version is available as part of the United Nations Treaty Database.

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