The development of United States policy regarding the applicability of antitrust legislation to international petroleum companies1

1. For related documentation, see volumes ix and x . For documentation concerning antitrust action by the U.S. Government against the United Fruit Company, see volume iv .


[135] Memorandum by Federal Trade Commissioner Stephen J. Spingarn to the Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission (Mead)

Truman Library, Spingarn papers, FTC International file


[136] Memorandum for the File, by Federal Trade Commissioner Stephen J. Spingarn

Truman Library, Spingarn papers, FTC International file


[138] Notes on the Intelligence Advisory Committee Meeting, May 6, 1952

INR files, lot 59 D 27, “Meeting Notes”


[139] Memorandum by the Director of Central Intelligence (Smith) to the President

Truman Library, Truman papers, PSF


[140] Memorandum for the File by Federal Trade Commissioner Stephen J. Spingarn

Truman Library, Spingarn papers, FTC International


[141] The President to the Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission (Mead)

Truman Library, Murphy papers


[143] Memorandum for the File, by Federal Trade Commissioner Stephen J. Spingarn

Truman Library, Spingarn papers, FTC International file


[144] The Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission (Mead) to the President

Truman Library, Spingarn papers, FTC International file


[145] The President to the Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission (Mead)

Truman Library, Spingarn papers, FTC International file


[146] Memorandum by Jeffrey C. Kitchen of the Executive Secretariat

800.2553/9–352


[148] Memorandum of Conversation, by the Under Secretary of State (Webb)

811.054/10–652


[150] Memorandum by the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Economic Affairs (Linder) to the Acting Secretary of State

S/SNSC (Miscellaneous) files, lot 66 D 95, NSC 138 Memoranda


[151] Intelligence Report Prepared by the Office of Intelligence Research

880.2553/2–154


[158] Special Estimate

INRNIE files


[159] Report to the National Security Council by the Departments of State, Defense, the Interior, and Justice

S/SNSC (Miscellaneous) files, lot 66 D 95, NSC 138 Memoranda

  1. A handwritten note in the margin of the source text indicates the following: “This letter drafted by SJS [Stephen J. Spingarn] & taken to White House by him Friday Aug. 15 & given to Admiral Dennison. President signed this letter Sat. A.M., Aug. 16.”