List of sources
This list provides a brief description of the unpublished sources which, in addition to the central decimal files of the Department of State, were used in the preparation of the volume. Published primary materials which were consulted are cited where appropriate throughout the volume.
Department of State, Washington, D.C.
ALCO Records, Lot 62 F 69
Consolidated collection of official records of the Allied Commission for Austria (ALCO) for the years 1945–1955, as maintained by the Embassy in Vienna.
Austrian Desk Files, Lot 56 D 294
Subject files of the officer in charge of Austrian Affairs, Office of Western European Affairs, for the years 1951–1953.
Barrett Files, Lot 52 D 432
Files of Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs Edward W. Barrett for the year 1951.
Bonn Mission Files, McCloy Project, Lot 311
Comprises a chronological record on all phases of the work of the Office of the United States High Commissioner for Germany, including a “Diary” which indicates McCloy’s daily appointments and conversations.
Camp Files, Lot 55 D 105
Special collection of documentation on European political and economic integration for the period 1948–1953, including important correspondence between officers of the Department of State and the White House staff and Congress, as maintained by Miriam Camp of the Office of European Regional Affairs.
CFM Files, Lot M–88
Consolidated master collection of the records of conferences of Heads of State, Council of Foreign Ministers and ancillary bodies, North Atlantic Council, other meetings of the Secretary of State with the Foreign Ministers of European powers, and materials on the Austrian and German peace settlements for the years 1943–1955 prepared by the Department of State Records Service Center.
Conference Files, Lot 59 D 95
Collection of documentation on official visits by heads of government and foreign ministers to the United States and on major international conferences attended by the Secretary of State for the period 1949–1955, as maintained by the Executive Secretariat of the Department of State.[Page XXXIV]
Current Economic Developments, Lot 70 D 467
Master set of the Department of State classified internal publication Current Economic Developments for the years 1945–1969, as maintained in the Bureau of Economic Affairs.
French-Iberian Affairs Files, Lot 58 D 309
Classified files of the French-Iberian Desk, Office of Western European Affairs, for the years 1941–1957.
INR Files, Lot 58 D 528
Miscellaneous Top Secret files for the years 1949–1954 as retired by the Bureau of Intelligence and Research, including master files of Intelligence Estimates (IEs) prepared by the Department of State Estimates Group.
ISAC Files, Lot 53 D 443
Top Secret records relating to the activities of the International Security Affairs Committee for the period February–October 1951, including action summaries, memoranda of meetings, minutes, and other papers, as maintained in the Executive Secretariat of the Department of State.
ISA/MDAP Files, Lot 52–26
Files of the Office of the Director, International Security Affairs, Department of State, containing material for the years 1949–1951. Part of a consolidated group of five lot files, all of which are included in FRC Acc. No. 62 A 63. These lot files include documentation on the operations of the Office of International Security Affairs (S/ISA) and the interdepartmental International Security Affairs Committee (ISAC) during 1950–1951; material on program development and implementation of the Mutual Defense Assistance Program for 1949–1951; and documentation on planning directed toward the establishment of the Mutual Security program for 1951. The material includes subject and chronological files, and records of various departmental and interdepartmental committees concerned with military assistance and foreign aid during the 1949–1951 period.
Italian Desk Files, Lot 54 D 328
Subject files of the officer in charge of Italian affairs, Office of Western European Affairs, for the years 1945–1951.
Italian Desk Files, Lot 68 D 436
Selected working political, defense, and economic files of the officer in charge of Italian affairs, Office of Western European Affairs, for the years 1955–1965.
Jessup Files, Lot 53 D 211
Files of Ambassador at Large Philip C. Jessup for the years 1949–1953.
Lisbon Embassy Files, Lot 59 F 94
Classified central files of the Embassy in Portugal for the years 1950–1952.
Lisbon Embassy Files, Lot 59 F 95
Unclassified central files of the Embassy in Portugal for the years 1950–1952.
London Embassy Files, Lot 59 F 59
Classified central files of the Embassy in the United Kingdom for the years 1950–1952.[Page XXXV]
Policy Reports Staff Files, Lot 52–241
Master file of the Secret Summary, a Secret publication compiled daily by the Policy Reports Staff of the Executive Secretariat. Arranged chronologically.
NAC Files, Lot 60 D 137
Master file of the records of the National Advisory Council on International Monetary and Financial Problems for the years 1945–1958.
Repository in the Department of State for the official documentation of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, retained in the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Politico-Military Affairs.
Oslo Embassy Files, Lot 61 F 15
Top Secret files of the Embassy in Norway for the years 1945–1952.
Paris Embassy Files, Lot 58 F 53
Classified (through Top Secret) central and consular files of the Embassy in France for the years 1950–1951.
PPS Files, Lot 64 D 563
Master file of documents, drafts, records of meetings, memoranda, and related correspondence of the Policy Planning Staff for the years 1947–1953.
Secretary’s Memoranda, Lot 53 D 444
Comprehensive chronological collections of the Secretary of State’s memoranda, memoranda of conversation, and memoranda of conversation with the President for the years 1947–1953, as maintained by the Executive Secretariat of the Department of State.
Secretary’s Daily Meetings, Lot 58 D 609
Chronological collection of the records of the Secretary of State’s daily meetings with top Department of State officials for the years 1949–1952, as maintained by the Special Assistant to the Secretary of State.
Secretary’s Memoranda of Conversation, Lot 65 D 238
Chronological collections of the Secretary of State’s memoranda of conversation with the President for the years 1949–1952, memoranda of the Secretary of State and Under Secretary of State for the years 1951–1952, and the Secretary of State’s memoranda of conversation with Senator Tom Connally of Texas for the years 1950–1951, as maintained by the Executive Secretariat.
S/P–NSC Files, Lot 62 D 1
Serial and master file of National Security Council documents and correspondence for the years 1948–1961, as maintained by the Policy Planning Staff.
S/S–NSC Files, Lot 63 D 351
Serial master file of National Security Council documents and correspondence and related Department of State memoranda for the years 1947–1961, as maintained by the Executive Secretariat of the Department of State.
State–JCS Meetings, Lot 64 D 563
See PPS files, Lot 64 D 563[Page XXXVI]
Under Secretary’s Meetings, Lot 53 D 250
Master file of records of meetings, documents, summaries, and agenda of the Under Secretary’s meetings for the years 1949–1952, as maintained by the Executive Secretariat of the Department of State.
Vienna Post Files, Lot 55 F 125
Top Secret files of the Mission in Austria, 1950–1952.
Harry S. Truman Library, Independence, Missouri
Myron C. Taylor Papers
Truman Papers, President’s Secretary’s File, Subject File
Washington National Records Center, Suitland, Maryland
ECA Message Files, FRC 53 A 278
Master set of telegrams and airgrams to and from all overseas missions for the years 1948–1951 as maintained by ECA Washington headquarters.
Department of Defense Files
Public Record Office, London, England, FO 371