United States policy at the United Nations with respect to the regulation of armaments and collective security: the international control of atomic energy; regulation of conventional armaments; efforts toward agreements placing armed forces at the disposal of the Security Council; Soviet resolutions regarding the presence of the armed forces of the United Nations members on non-ex-enemy territory 1

1. Regarding United States policy with respect to atomic energy in 1945, see Foreign Relations, 1945, vol. ii, pp. 1 ff. For extensive information on the formulation and execution of United States policy with respect to the international control of atomic energy, see Richard G. Hewlett and Oscar E. Anderson, Jr., The New World, 1939–1946: A History of the United States Atomic Energy Commission, vol. i. (University Park, Pennsylvania: The Pennsylvania State University Press, 1962). Chapters 15 and 16 are of special interest in connection with the present compilation. For documentation on aspects of United States policy with respect to atomic energy other than international control, see pp. 1197 ff. For documentation on United States national security policy, see pp. 1110 ff. For documentation on the attitude of the Soviet Union with respect to atomic energy, see vol. vi, pp. 691 817 passim.


[395] Memorandum Prepared in the Department of State

Policy Planning Staff Files 2


[396] Position Paper Prepared in the Division of International Security Affairs

IO Files: USGA/GEN/17 8


[397] Position Paper Prepared in the Division of International Security Affairs

IO Files: USGA/GEN/3


[398] United States Delegation Position Paper

IO Files: USGA/1a/AECom/29


[399] United States Delegation Position Paper

IO Flies: USGA/1a/AECom/30


[400] United States Delegation Position Paper

IO Files: USGA/1a/AECom/31


[401] The Department of State to the Soviet Embassy

501.BC/1–1146


[407] The British Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs (Bevin) to the Secretary of State

Department of State Atomic Energy Files 47


[408] The Secretary of State to the British Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs (Bevin)

Department of State Atomic Energy Files


[411] Memorandum by Dr. J. Robert Oppenheimer

Department of State Atomic Energy Files


[412] The Secretary of State to the United States Representative at the United Nations (Stettinius)

501.BB/1–2546: Telegram


[414] Mr. Bernard M. Baruch to the Secretary of State

Department of State Atomic Energy Files


[419] Mr. Bernard M. Baruch to President Truman

Department of State Atomic Energy Files


[420] Memorandum of Conversation, by the Acting Secretary of State

501.BC Atomic/3–2946

  1. Lot 64D563, files of the Policy Planning Staff, Department of State, 1947–1953.
  2. IO Files” is the short title for the Reference and Documents Section of the Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State.
  3. The USGA series consists of twenty-nine position papers prepared in various divisions of the Office of Special Political Affairs on subjects with which the General Assembly was expected to concern itself.
  4. Drafted in the Division of International Security Affairs on January 3, 1946.
  5. Lot 52M45, the Files of the State-War-Navy Coordinating Committee which are located in the National Archives under the administration of the Department of State.
  6. Lot 57D688, the consolidated lot file on atomic energy 1942–1962 located in the Department of State, including the records of the Special Assistant to the Secretary of State on Atomic Energy and the records of the office of the United States Representative on the United Nations Atomic Energy Commission.
  7. Lot 55D323, certain files of the Office of Special Political Affairs and its successor offices, 1946–1951.
  8. Documentation produced by the United States Representatives on the Military Staff Committee bears the designation “USMS”.