List of Sources

Department of State files

  • 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. (180 ft.)
  • Austrian-Italian Desk Files, Lot 54 D 541
    • Subject files on Austria, Italy, and Trieste for the years 1947–1952, as maintained in the Office of Western European Affairs. (5 ft.)
  • BNA Files, Lot 55 D 634
    • Political files on Denmark, Iceland, Sweden, and Norway, for the years 1950–1954, as maintained in the Division of Northern Europe, Office of British Commonwealth and Northern European Affairs. (1 ft.)
  • Bruce Mission Files, Lot 57 M 38
    • Master file of telegrams, memoranda, briefing and background papers relating to the European Defense Community, the European Political Community, the Saar issue, and the European Coal and Steel Community, for the years 1951–1954, as maintained by the Embassy in Paris. (27 ft.)
  • 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. (2 ft.)
  • Canadian Desk Files, Lot 63 D 156
    • Master file of the Permanent Joint Board on Defense (U.S.–Canada) for the years 1940–1958, as maintained in the Office of British Commonwealth and Northern European Affairs. (9 ft.)
  • Canadian Desk Files, Lot 69 D 302
    • Subject files on United States–Canadian military matters for the years 1947–1964, as maintained in the Office of British Commonwealth and Northern European Affairs. (16 ft.)
  • 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. (254 ft.)
  • Conference Files, Lot 59 D 95
    • Collection of documentation on certain official visits of heads of government and foreign ministers to the United States and on major international conferences attended by the Secretary of State for the years 1949–1955, as maintained by the Executive Secretariat of the Department of State. (13 ft.)
  • Conference Files, Lot 60 D 627
    • Collection of documentation on certain official visits of heads of government and foreign ministers to the United States and on major international conferences attended by the Secretary of State for the years 1953–1958, as maintained by the Executive Secretariat of the Department of State. This file is a continuation of Lot 59 D 95. (25 ft.)
  • Current Economic Developments, Lot 70 D 467
    • Master set of the Department of State classified publication Current Economic Developments for the years 1945–1969, as maintained in the Bureau of Economic Affairs. (7 ft.)
  • DMS Files, Lot W 1425
    • Subject files of the Office of the Director for Mutual Security for the years 1950–1953. These files were retired by the Foreign Operations Administration (FOA) and are a part of Federal Records Center Accession No. 55 A 79. (7 ft.)
  • DMS Files, Lot W 1444
    • General subject and country files of the Office of the Director for Mutual Security for the years 1952–1955. These files were retired by the International Cooperation Administration (ICA) and are a part of Federal Records Center Accession No. 56 A 632. (15 ft.)
  • ECA Telegram Files, Lot W 130
    • Serial telegram files of incoming Economic Cooperation Administration (ECA) cables for the years 1948–1951, as maintained by the Administrative Services Division of the ECA and subsequently retired by the Mutual Security Agency (MSA). These files, which are presently administered by the Agency for International Development (AID) are a part of Federal Records Center Accession No. 53 A 278. (37 ft.)
  • ECA Telegram Files, Lot W 131
    • Serial telegram files of outgoing ECA cables for the years 1948–1951, as maintained by the Administrative Services Division of the ECA and subsequently retired by the MSA. These files, presently administered by AID, are a part of Federal Records Center Accession No. 53 A 278. (57 ft.)
  • ECAMSA Files, Lot W 745
    • Subject and country files of the Office of the Assistant Administrator for Program of the Economic Cooperation Administration and the Mutual Security Agency for the years 1948–1953. These files were retired by the FOA and are a part of Federal Records Center Accession No. 55 A 374. (9 ft.)
  • ECAMSAFOA Files, Lot W 13
    • Office files of the Executive Secretariat maintained for the use of the Director of the Economic Cooperation Administration, the Mutual Security Agency, and the Foreign Operations Administration, for the years 1948–1954. These files [Page XXXIX]were retired by the FOA and are a part of Federal Records Center Accession No. 55 A 374. (13 ft.)
  • EUR Files, Lot 59 D 233
    • Files of the Office of the Assistant Secretary of State for European Affairs for the years 1945–1957. (6 ft.)
  • G/PM Files, Lot 68 D 349
    • Subject files maintained by the Office of Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Politico-Military Affairs for the years 1950–1967. (7 ft.)
  • INR Files
    • Files retained by the Bureau of Intelligence and Research of the Department of State.
  • Italian Desk Files, Lot 58 D 357
    • Subject files of the Italian desk for the years 1950-1955, as maintained by the Officer in Charge of Italian and Austrian Affairs, Office of Western European Affairs. (5½ ft.)
  • Lisbon Embassy Files, Lot 59 F 53
    • Top secret files of the Embassy in Portugal for the years 1946–1952, which are a part of Federal Records Center Accession No. 68 A 5159. (1 ft.)
  • Lisbon Embassy Files, Lot 64 F 17
    • Top secret files of the Embassy in Portugal for the years 1953–1955, which are a part of Federal Records Center Accession No. 68 A 5159. (1 ft.)
  • Luce Files, Lot 64 F 26
    • Records of Clare Boothe Luce as Ambassador in Italy, 1953–1956, as maintained by the Embassy in Italy. (4 ft.)
  • Madrid Embassy Files, Lot 58 F 57
    • Top secret files of the Embassy in Spain for the years 1947–1952, which are a part of Federal Records Center Accession No. 68 A 5159. (1 ft.)
  • MSA Files, Lot W 3127
    • Files of the Office of the Deputy Director for Congressional Relations of the Mutual Security Agency for the years 1953–1954. These files, presently administered by AID, were retired by the ICA and are a part of Federal Records Center Accession No. 57 A 709. (1 ft.)
  • MSA Telegram Files, Lot W 130
    • Serial telegram files of incoming MSA cables for the year 1952, as maintained by the Administrative Services Division of the MSA and subsequently retired by FOA. These files, presently administered by AID, are a part of Federal Records Center Accession No. 54 A 298. (10 ft.)
  • MSA Telegram Files, Lot W 131
    • Serial telegram files of outgoing MSA cables for the year 1952, as maintained by the Administrative Services Division of the MSA and subsequently retired by FOA. These files, presently administered by AID, are a part of Federal Records Center Accession No. 54 A 298. (13 ft.)
  • MSAFOA Telegram Files, Lot W 130
    • Serial telegram files of incoming MSA and FOA cables for the period January 1953–June 1954, as maintained by the Administrative Services Division of the MSA and FOA and subsequently retired by FOA. These files, presently administered by AID, are a part of Federal Records Center Accession No. 55 A 374. (15 ft.)
  • MSAFOA Telegram Files, Lot W 131
    • Serial telegram files of outgoing MSA and FOA cables for the period January 1953–June 1954, as maintained by the Administrative Services Division of the MSA and FOA and subsequently retired by FOA. These files, presently administered by AID, are a part of Federal Records Center Accession No. 55 A 378. (15 ft.)
  • NAC Files, Lot 60 F 137
    • Master file of documents of the National Advisory Council on International Monetary and Financial Problems for the years 1945–1958 as maintained by the Bureau of Economic Affairs of the Department of State. (15 ft.)
  • 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. (17 ft.)
  • OEEC Files, Lot 56 D 217
    • Master file of documents from the Organization for European Economic Cooperation for the years 1948–1957 as consolidated by the Records Management Division of the Department of State. (99 ft.)
  • ON Files, Lot 60 D 641
    • Collection of memoranda of the Press Conferences of the Secretary of State (1935–1955), Department of State Radio (Wireless) Bulletins (1935–1946), News Digests (1945–1952), and other unclassified press materials for the years 1906–1954, as maintained by the Office of News, Bureau of Public Affairs. (34 ft.)
  • Oslo Embassy Files, Lot 61 F 15
    • Top secret files of the Embassy in Norway for the years 1945–1952, which are a part of Federal Records Center Accession No. 68 A 5159. (1 ft.)
  • 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. (42 ft.)
  • PPS Files, Lot 65 D 101
    • Master file of documents, drafts, records of meetings, memoranda, and related correspondence of the Policy Planning Staff for the year 1954. (8 ft.)
  • 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. (9 ft.)
  • 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. (3 ft.)
  • RA Files, Lot 58 D 374
    • Office files of the Economic Organization Affairs Section of the Office of European Regional Affairs for the years 1950–1956. (5 ft.)
  • Rome Embassy Files, Lot 59 F 222
    • Classified subject files of the Embassy in Italy for the years 1950–1952, which are a part of Federal Records Center Accession No. 59 A 543. (19 ft.)
  • Rome Embassy Files, Lot 63 F 62
    • Classified subject files of the Embassy in Italy for the years 1953–1955, which are a part of Federal Records Center Accession No. 64 A 196. (1 ft.)
  • 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 for Atomic Energy Affairs and later by the Office of Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Politico-Military Affairs. (2 ft.)
  • S/ISA Files, Lots 52–19, 52–24, 52–26, 52–40, and 52–51
    • Files of the Office of the Director, International Security Affairs, Department of State, containing material for the years 1949–1951. These lot files, all of which are included in FRC Acc. No. 62 A 613, 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 years 1949–1951. (128 ft.)
  • 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. (43 ft.)
  • 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. (20 ft.)
  • 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. (3 ft.)
  • 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. (9 ft.)
  • 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. (5/12 ft.)
  • Secretary’s Letters, Lot 56 D 459
    • Correspondence of the Secretary of State for the years 1945–1956, as maintained by the Executive Secretariat. (3⅓ ft.)
  • 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. (15 ft.)
  • 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. (7 ft.)
  • 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. (1 ft.)
  • Secretary’s Staff Meetings, Lot 63 D 75
    • Chronological collections of the minutes of the Secretary of State’s staff meetings during the years 1952–1960, as maintained by the Executive Secretariat of the Department of State. (4 ft.)
  • Spanish Desk Files, Lot 59 D 108
    • Working files of the Spanish and Portuguese desks for the years 1950–1958 as maintained in the Division of French-Iberian Affairs, Office of Western European Affairs. (3 ft.)
  • 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 years 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. (3 ft.)
  • Stockholm Embassy Files, Lot 56 F 57
    • Top secret correspondence files of the Embassy in Sweden for the years 1943–1953, which are a part of Federal Records Center Accession No. 68 A 5159. (1 ft.)
  • U/MSA Files, Lot 56 D 551
    • Files of the Office of the Special Assistant for Mutual Security Affairs for the years 1954–1956. (2 ft.)
  • U/MSA Files, Lot 59 D 355
    • Files of the Office of the Special Assistant for Mutual Security Affairs relating to the Mutual Assistance and Mutual Security programs for fiscal years 1952–1956. (2 ft.)
  • U/MSC Files, Lot 59 D 449
    • Files of the Office of the Special Assistant for Mutual Security Affairs relating to the Mutual Assistance Program for Europe for fiscal years 1952–1956. (1 ft.)
  • 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. (3 ft.)
  • Eisenhower Library, Abilene, Kansas
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower Papers
    • Papers of Dwight D. Eisenhower as President of the United States for the years 1953–1961. This collection, which was maintained by Ann Whitman and has subsequently been called the “Whitman File” has several major parts, including the National Security Council file, the International Meetings file, and the International file.
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower Records
    • The daily appointment books of President Eisenhower for the years 1953–1961.
  • James C. Hagerty Papers
    • Papers of James C. Hagerty, Press Secretary to the President, for the year 1953–1961.
  • C.D. Jackson Papers
    • Papers of C.D. Jackson, Special Assistant to the President for International Affairs for the years 1953–1954.
  • Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey
  • Dulles Papers, Dulles’ Appointment Book
    • Daily log of Secretary of State Dulles’ meetings and appointments for the years 1953–1959.
  • Truman Library
  • David E. Bell Files
    • Files of David E. Bell, Administrative Assistant to the President, for the years 1951–1953.
  • David D. Lloyd Papers
    • Papers of David D. Lloyd, Administrative Assistant to the President, for the years 1951–1953.
  • Charles S. Murphy Files
    • Files of Charles S. Murphy, Special Counsel to the President, for the years 1950–1953.
  • Myron C. Taylor Papers
    • Papers of Myron C. Taylor, Personal Representative of the President to the Vatican, for the years 1938–1952.