History of Bosnia and Herzegovina: Primary Documents

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Bosnian page of the World Documents Library.
(photos; facsimiles)

Collection of peace agreements entered into by Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Page includes the Charter of Ban Kulin, the earliest known document in Croatian.
(August 29, 1189; Croatian with English translation)

Treaty ending the Austro-Ottoman War. Established Bosnia as frontier of Ottoman Empire.
(January 26, 1699; English translation)

(17th to 19th centuries; facsimile with notes in the English language)

Searchable book-length travel reports digitized at the University of Michigan.
(19th to 20th century; hundreds of facsimiles in many languages)

Basic texts, communiques, press releases, and other documents.
(Transcriptions, video, and audio)

Letter from Count Andrássy to Count Beust.
Communicated to the Earl of Derby by Count Beust on 3 January 1876.
(30 December 1875; transcription)
Part of the "Correspondence respecting the Affairs of Turkey, and the Insurrection in Bosnia and the Herzegovina."
(May 1876; transcription)

Section of the Treaty that deals with Bosnia's borders.
(March 3, 1878; English)

Treaty following the Russo-Turkish war. This excerpt establishes Austro-Hungarian control of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
(July 13, 1878; English)

Treaty in which the Bosnian Crisis was resolved.
(February 26, 1909; English)

Documenting events from before Sarajevo until after Versailles.
(pre-1914 to post-1918; translations and transcriptions)
A collection of primary documents from the Internet Modern History Sourcebook.
(1914-1918; transcriptions and translations)
Digital primary documents assembled at Mount Holyoke College.
(1914-1919; translations)

Maps of concentration camps, division, and invasion routes in Yugoslavia.
(1933-1943; English facsimiles)

Resolution of Muslim conference condemning persecutions against Muslims.
(August 14, 1941; Bosnian)

Collection of documents on the short lived republic liberated by anti-fascist resistance in Bosnia and Croatia. Existed from November 1942 to January 1943.
(1965; transcriptions)

Photos from WWII Yugoslavia.
(1939-1945; Serbian facsimiles, English maps)

Chronicle of crimes committed during the Holocaust in Croatia
Provided courtesy of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.
(1941-1945; images, videos, transcriptions, and commentaries)

(1945; Bosnian facsimiles)
(1945; Bosnian facsimiles)
Photos of people killed by communists in Kragujevac.
(1945; images, Bosnian captions)

Listed by town.
(1942-1945; Bosnian interface)
Photos of objects of slain Herzegovinian Franciscans found at killing fields. Listed by place found.
(1942-1945; images, Bosnian interface)

  • Foreign relations between the Bosnia and the US
Documents from US State Department and University of Wisconsin-Madison.
(1945-1976; English transcriptions)

Between the Federal People's Republic of Yugoslavia, the Kingdom of Greece and The Turkish Republic.
Signed at Ankara.
(28 February 1953; transcription)

Declassified CIA documents from Cold War Era Hard Target Analysis.
(3 November 1958; PDF facsimiles)

Photographs from the JDC Archives.
(1980s, 1990s; images, English interface)

The constitution of one of the two political entities in Bosnia Herzegovina.
(February 28, 1992; Serbian)

Report of the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe.
(February 29, 1992, English)

Peace agreement calling a ceasefire in Bosnian war.
(March 1, 1994; English)

The constitution of one of the political entities in Bosnia Herzegovina.
(June  24,  1994; English translation)

Archive courtesy of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.
Includes videoes of eyewitness testimonies.
(Transcriptions, videos)

Speech and letter calling upon the United Nations to act following the Tuzla massacre.
(25 May 1995; transcription)
(25 May 1995; transcription)

Agreement for peace in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Provided by the U.S. Department of State.
(21 November to 14 December 1995; transcription)
Congressional hearing on the decision to ship arms from Iran to Bosnia.
(30 May 1996; transcription)
Congressional hearing on the progress of the NATO-led Implementation Force (IFOR) in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
(1 August 1996; transcription)
Reports on the situation in Bosnia Herzegovina.
(1997-1999; English)

Cooperation agreement meant to improve relations between the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia and Republika Srpska.
(28 February 1997; transcription)

(3 June 1999; English translation, Serbian web interface)

National Anthem of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
(Serbo-Croat with English translation; 1999)

Testimony of Deputy Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs, D. Kathleen Stephens, before the Subcommittee on Europe.
(17 March 2004; transcription)

Agreement preparing the way for Bosnian inclusion in the EU.
(June 16, 2008; English)

Documents from the trial of Prlić and other Croatian leaders for war crimes.
(May 29, 2013; English)

Collection of Bosnian Laws.
Statutes, criminal and civil codes, and other legal materials.
A portal of the BYU Law School.
Library of Congress guide to constitutional, legal, and government documents.

Map of the Balkans as they were organized at the end of World War I, after the dissolution of the Austro-Hungarian Empire.
(1918; zoomable map)

Includes primary and secondary documents, provided by Don Mabry.
(Transcriptions, facsimiles and commentaries, mostly in English)

Collection of historical maps of Bosnia.

Collection of historical maps of Europe.
(facsimiles; Hungarian)

Collection of historical documents on recent Yugoslav history, especially in relation to Russia.

Also contains a collection of coats of arms for other European countries and principalities.

Bosnian and Yugoslav census data.

  • UN Resolutions Concerning Yugoslavia
Resolutions concerning breakup of Yugoslavia.

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