This volume was prepared under the direct supervision of E. Ralph Perkins, who retired as Chief of the Foreign Relations Division on December 30, 1963. The compilers of the volume were Ralph R. Goodwin, Laurence Evans, and a former member of the Division, Francis C. Prescott. Assistance in compiling the volume was also provided by Herbert A. Fine.
The Division of Publishing Services (Jerome H. Perlmutter, Chief) was responsible for the technical editing of this volume and the preparation of the index. These functions were performed in the Foreign Relations Section under the direct supervision of Elizabeth A. Vary, Chief, and Ouida J. Ward, Assistant Chief.
Director, Historical Office,
Bureau of Public Affairs
January 15, 1964.