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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This list provides a brief description of the unpublished sources which, in addition to the central decimal files of the Department of State, were used in the preparation of the volume.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

A/MS Files, Lot 54 D 291

Consolidated administrative files of the Department of State for the years 1949–1960, as maintained by the Management Staff of the Bureau of Administration.

Atomic Energy Files, Lot 57 D 688

Consolidated collection of documentation in the Department of State on atomic energy policy for the years 1944–1962, as maintained principally by the Special Assistant to the Secretary of State on Atomic Energy Affairs but also by other offices of the Department of State.

CON Files, Lot 53 D 223

Files of the Office of Security and Consular Affairs from 1946 to 1953. Includes general administrative records, consular management files and miscellaneous subject files of divisional components of the office.

Conference Files, Lot 60 D 627

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 1953–1955, as maintained by the Executive Secretariat of the Department of State.

Disarmament Files, Lot 58 D 133

Consolidated collection of documentation in the Department of State on the regulation of armaments and disarmament for the years 1942–1962.

INR Files

Files retained by the Bureau of Intelligence and Research.

INR Files, Lot 59 D 27

Miscellaneous files for the years 1948–1954 as retired by the Bureau of Intelligence and Research including master file of minutes of the Intelligence Advisory Committee (IAC).

IO Files, Lot 60 D 463

Official United Nations documentation for the years 1946–1956, as maintained in the Bureau of International Organization Affairs.

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IO Files, Lot 71 D 440

Master files of classified records and correspondence of United States Delegations to sessions of the United Nations General Assembly for the years 1945–1965, maintained by the Bureau of International Organization Affairs.

OCB Files, Lot 62 D 430

Master files of the Operations Coordinating Board for the years 1953–1960, as maintained by the Executive Secretariat of the Department of State.

PPS Files, Lot 64 D 563

Master file of documents, drafts, records of meetings, memoranda, and related correspondence for the years 1947–1953 of the Policy Planning Staff.

PPS Files, Lot 65 D 101

Master file of documents, drafts, records of meetings, memoranda, and related correspondence for the year 1954 of the Policy Planning Staff.

PSB Files, Lot 62 D 333

Master file of minutes and papers of the Psychological Strategy Board for the years 1951–1953, as maintained by the Executive Secretariat of the Department of State.

Presidential Correspondence, Lot 66 D 204

Exchanges of correspondence between the President and the heads of foreign governments for the years 1953–1964, as maintained by the Executive Secretariat of the Department of State.

S/AE Files, Lot 68 D 358

Files relating to atomic energy policy matters for the years 1950–1967, maintained initially by the Office of the Special Assistant to the Secretary of State on Atomic Energy Affairs and later by the Office of Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Politico-Military Affairs.

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 Letters, Lot 56 D 459

Correspondence of the Secretary of State for the years 1945–1956, as maintained by the Executive Secretariat.

Secretary’s Memoranda of Conversation, Lot 64 D 199

Chronological collections of the Secretary of State’s memoranda of conversation and the Under Secretary of State’s memoranda of conversation for the years 1953–1960, as maintained by the Executive Secretariat of the Department of State.

S/PNSC Files, Lot 61 D 167

Serial file of memoranda relating to National Security Council questions for the years 1950–1961, as maintained by the Policy Planning Staff.

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S/PNSC Files, Lot 62 D 1

Serial and subject master file of National Security Council documents and correspondence for the years 1948–1961, as maintained by the Policy Planning Staff.

S/SNSC 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.

S/SNSC (Miscellaneous) Files, Lot 66 D 95

Administrative and miscellaneous National Security Council documentation, including NSC Records of Action, as maintained by the Executive Secretariat of the Department of State for the years 1947–1963.

S/SNSC Files, Lot 66 D 148

Miscellaneous files concerning subjects considered by the National Security Council during the period 1949–1962, as maintained by the Executive Secretariat of the Department of State.

State–JCS Meetings, Lot 61 D 417

Top secret records of meetings between representatives of the Department of State and the Joint Chiefs of Staff for the period 1951–1959 and selected problem files on the Middle East for the period 1954–1956, as maintained by the Executive Secretariat of the Department of State.

USUN Files

Files of the United States Mission at the United Nations.

United States Department of Energy

Atomic Energy Commission Files

Files of the United States Atomic Energy Commission, retained by the U.S. Department of Energy.

United States Information Agency

USIA Files, Lot 56 D 581

Miscellaneous files of the United States Information Agency.

USIA Files, Lot 60 D 322

Chronological files of the Director of USIA for the period of the 1950s.

Dwight D. Eisenhower Library, Abilene, Kansas

Dulles Papers

Papers of John Foster Dulles, 1952–1959. Dulles was Secretary of State, 1953–1959.

Eisenhower Papers, Whitman File

Papers of Dwight D. Eisenhower as President of the United States, 1953–1961, maintained by his personal secretary, Ann C. Whitman. The Whitman File includes the following elements: The Name Series, the Dulles-Herter Series, Eisenhower Diaries, Ann Whitman (ACW) Diaries, National Security Council [Page X]Records, Miscellaneous Records, Cabinet Papers, Legislative Meetings, International Meetings, the Administration Series, and the International File.

Eisenhower Records

Records of Dwight D. Eisenhower as President of the United States, 1953–1961 (White House Central Files), including the daily appointment books of the President.

C.D. Jackson Papers

The papers of C.D. Jackson, 1931–1967. Jackson was Special Assistant to the President, 1953–1954.

Project “Clean Up”

Project “Clean Up” collection. Records of Gordon Gray, Robert Cutler, Henry R. McPhee, and Andrew J. Goodpaster, 1953–1961.

Staff Secretary Records

Records of the Office of the Staff Secretary, 1952–1961 (records of Paul T. Carroll, Andrew J. Goodpaster, L. Arthur Minnich, Jr., and Christopher H. Russell).

Harry S. Truman Library, Independence, Missouri

Truman Papers, President’s Secretary’s File (PSF)

Papers of Harry S. Truman as President, 1945–1953, maintained by his personal secretary.

Princeton University Library, Princeton, New Jersey

Dulles Papers

Papers of John Foster Dulles, including a daily log of his meetings and appointments as Secretary of State, 1953–1959.