This volume was prepared under the direct supervision of S. Everett Gleason, Chief of the Foreign Relations Division, with the assistance of Ralph R. Goodwin in its planning and direction.
All the documentation on the relations of the United States with the United Nations was compiled by Mr. Goodwin, except the compilation on United States policy at the United Nations with respect to the regulation of armaments and collective security which was the work of Neal H. Petersen. Mr. Petersen also compiled the documentation on United States national security policy and on the foreign policy aspects of United States development of atomic energy.
The compilations on foreign economic policy, relief and refugee problems, and international civil aviation policy were the responsibility of Mr. Goodwin.
Marvin W. Kranz, a former member of the staff, compiled the documentation on United States foreign financial policy, on the United States response to the world food shortage, and related problems.
The compilation on Antarctica was the work of William Slany.
The Publishing and Reproduction Services Division (Jerome H. Perlmutter, Chief) was responsible for the technical editing of this volume.
Director, Historical Office Bureau of Public Affairs