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 1

1. Continued from Foreign Relations, 1948, vol. i, Part 1, pp. 311 505. For documentation on aspects of United States policy with respect to atomic energy other than international control, see pp. 419 ff. For documentation on United States national security policy, see pp. 249 ff. Regarding the international control of atomic energy, see Richard G. Hewlett and Francis Duncan, Atomic Shield, 1941–1952, volume ii of A History of the United States Atomic Energy Commission (University Park, Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1969).


[4] Memorandum by Mr. John C. Ross, Deputy to the United States Representative at the United Nations (Austin), to the Deputy United States Representative to the Security Council (Jessup)

Lot 58D133, a consolidated lot file in the Department of State containing documentation on regulation of armaments and disarmament, 1942–1962.


[6] Memorandum by the Deputy United States Representative to the Commission for Conventional Armaments (Osborn)

Files of the United States Mission at the United Nations.


[8] Memorandum of Conversation, by Messrs. Donald M. Leith and Charles H. Russell

Department of State Disarmament Files


[10] Memorandum of Conversation, by Messrs. G. Hayden Raynor and Donald M. Leith

501.BC Atomic/1–3149


[12] The Secretary of State to the United States Representative at the United Nations (Austin)

501.BC/2–349: Telegram


[13] The Secretary of State to the United States Representative at the United Nations (Austin)

501.BC Atomic/2–849: Telegram


[15] The Secretary of State to the United States Representative at the United Nations (Austin)

501.BB/2–949: Telegram


[16] Memorandum of Conversation, by the Deputy United States Representative to the United Nations Atomic Energy Commission (Osborn)

Lot 57D688, a consolidated lot file in the Department of State containing documentation on atomic energy policy, 1944–1962.


[29] The Secretary of State to the United States Representative at the United Nations (Austin)

501.BC Armaments/5–1349: Telegram

  1. Transmitted to the United States Delegation on May 12.