List of Unpublished Sources

  • Department of State
    1.
    Indexed Central Files. Papers in the indexed central files of the Department for the years 1955–1957 are indicated by a decimal file number in the first footnote. The following are among the most useful of these files. Regional and general files: 110.11–DU, 120.1580, 682.87, 780.00, 780.022, 780.5, 880.2553. Files on Jordan: 611.85, 641.85, 684A.85, 684A.86, 685.00, 685.87, 741.551, 785.00, 785.5, 885.10. Lebanon files: 611.83A, 711.56383A, 783A.00, 783A.5, 783A.56, 883A.2553. Muscat and Oman files: 611.86E, 641.86E, 786E.00, 786E.2553. Saudi Arabia files: 611.86A, 641.86A, 711.56386A, 786A.00, 786A.11, 786A.5 MSP, 786A.56, 886A.2553. Syria files: 110.13–HE, 110.15–HE, 611.83, 682.83, 683.00, 783.00, 783.5–MSP, 783.56, 883.2553, 883.3932. Yemen files: 611.86H, 786H.56, 886H.00–TA, 886H.2553.
    2.
    Lot Files. Documents from the central files have been supplemented by lot files of the Department, which are decentralized files created by operating areas. A list of the lot files used in or consulted for this volume follows:
  • Conference Files: Lot 59 D 95
    • Collection of documentation on official visits by ranking foreign officials, and on major international conferences attended by the Secretary of State, for the years 1949–1955, as maintained by the Executive Secretariat.
  • Conference Files: Lot 60 D 627
    • Collection of documentation on visits to the United States by ranking foreign officials, and on major international conferences attended by the Secretary of State for the years 1953–1955, as maintained by the Executive Secretariat.
  • Conference Files: Lot 62 D 181
    • Collection of documentation on visits to the United States by ranking foreign officials, and on major international conferences attended by the Secretary of State for the years 1956–1958, as maintained by the Executive Secretariat.
  • Conference Files: Lot 63 D 123
    • Collection of documentation on visits to the United States by ranking foreign officials, and on major international conferences attended by the Secretary of State for the years 1955–1958, as maintained by the Executive Secretariat.
  • Daily Summaries: Lot 60 D 530
    • Master set of the Department of State classified internal publication Daily Secret Summary and Daily Top Secret Summary for the years 1953–1958, as maintained by the Executive Secretariat of the Department of State.
  • INR Files: Lot 58 D 776
    • Subject and country files of the Bureau of Intelligence and Research and its predecessors, 1945–1957.
  • 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.
  • INR Files: Lot 62 D 42
    • Selected documents from country and subject files for the years 1957–1960, including Intelligence Advisory Committee and National Security Council papers, as maintained by the Office of the Director, Bureau of Intelligence and Research.
  • INRNIE Files
    • Files retained by the Bureau of Intelligence and Research.
  • NEA Files: Lot 57 D 616
    • Files of the Richards Mission to the Middle East, including general country and subject files, briefing books, and reports to the President and Congress, for the period November 1956 to August 1957, as maintained by the Office of Near Eastern, South Asian, and African Affairs.
  • NEA Files: Lot 58 D 545
    • Contains country files for Egypt, Nepal, Libya, Pakistan, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Cyprus, Turkey, and Yemen, and subject files for United Naitons, Personnel, and the Baghdad Pact for the year 1956, as maintained by the Bureau of Near Eastern, South Asian, and African Affairs.
  • NEA Files: Lot 58 D 722
    • Files maintained by the Office of Near Eastern Affairs for the years 1954–1956, relating to the Middle East Watch.
  • NEA Files: Lot 59 D 518
    • Top secret records pertaining to the Middle East for the years 1954–1957, as maintained by the Office of Near Eastern Affairs of the Bureau of Near Eastern, South Asian, and African Affairs.
  • NEA Files: Lot 59 D 582
    • Files on Lebanon and Israel for the years 1953–1958 including reports, memoranda, and correspondence, as maintained by the Office of Near Eastern Affairs of the Bureau of Near Eastern, South Asian, and African Affairs.
  • NEA Files: Lot 61 D 48
    • General subject files for the countries of Aden, Bahrain, Kuwait, and Muscat for 1958, as maintained by the Bureau of Near Eastern, South Asian, and African Affairs.
  • NEA/ARP Files: Lot 69 D 547
    • Miscellaneous subject and chronological files relating to Arabian Peninsula matters, primarily Saudi Arabia, for the years 1956, 1961–1962, 1964–1966, and 1968, [Page IX]as maintained by the Office of Arabian Peninsula Affairs of the Bureau of Near Eastern, South Asian, and African Affairs.
  • NEA/ARP Files: Lot 70 D 148
    • Subject files concerning Saudi Arabia for the years 1956–1961 and 1967–1968, including correspondence with the Embassy and material on the Dhahran Airfield, as maintained by the Office of Arabian Peninsula Affairs of the Bureau of Near Eastern, South Asian, and African Affairs.
  • NEA/NE Files: Lot 58 D 398
    • Files on Israel and Lebanon for the years 1954–1956, as maintained by the Office of Near Eastern Affairs of the Bureau of Near Eastern, South Asian, and African Affairs.
  • NEA/NE Files: Lot 59 D 38
    • Files maintained by the Office of Near Eastern Affairs for the years 1956–1957, including documentation on Syria, Egypt, and Sudan.
  • NEA/NE Files: Lot 61 D 59
    • Miscellaneous files maintained by the Office of Near Eastern Affairs for the years 1953–1960, including documentation on Syria, Egypt, and the United Arab Republic.
  • OCB Files, Lot 61 D 385
    • Master set of administrative and country files of the Operations Coordinating Board for the years 1953–1960, as maintained by the Operations Staff.
  • OCB Files, Lot 62 D 430
    • Master files of the Operations Coordinating Board for the years 1953–1960, as maintained by the Executive Secretariat.
  • PPS Files, Lot 66 D 70
    • Policy Planning Staff subject, country, and chronological files for the year 1955.
  • PPS Files, Lot 67 D 548
    • Policy Planning Staff subject, country, and chronological files for the years 1957–1961.
  • Presidential Correspondence, Lot 64 D 174
    • Correspondence between President Eisenhower and heads of foreign governments for the years 1953–1960, as maintained by the Executive Secretariat.
  • Presidential Correspondence, Lot 66 D 204
    • Exchanges of correspondence between the President and heads of foreign governments for the years 1953–1964, as maintained by the Executive Secretariat.
  • Secretary’s Memoranda of Conversation, Lot 64 D 199
    • Chronological collection of the Secretary of State’s memoranda of conversation for the years 1953–1960, as maintained by the Executive Secretariat.
  • Secretary’s Staff Meetings, Lot 63 D 75
    • Chronological collection of the minutes of the Secretary’s staff meetings during the years 1952–1960, as maintained by the Executive Secretariat.
  • 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/SNEA Files: Lot 61 D 417
    • See State–JCS Meetings.
  • 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.
  • 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 for the years 1947–1963.
  • S/S Files: Lot 66 D 123
    • Records pertaining to the Middle East for the period August 1957 to February 1958, as maintained by the Executive Secretariat.
  • State–JCS Meetings: Lot 61 D 417
    • Top secret records of meetings between the Joint Chiefs of Staff and representatives of the Department of State for the years 1951–1959 and selected problem files on the Middle East for the years 1954–1956, as maintained by the Executive Secretariat.
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower Library, Abilene, Kansas
  • Dulles Papers
    • Records of John Foster Dulles, 1952–1959.
  • Kevin McCann Records
    • Records, 1946–1960. Documents cited in this volume are from the Collection of Press and Radio Conferences and Press Releases, 1952–1961.
  • President’s Daily Appointments Record
    • Records of Dwight D. Eisenhower as President, Daily Appointments, 1953–1961.
  • White House Central Files
    • Records of Dwight D. Eisenhower as President, White House Central Files, 1953–1961. Documents cited in this volume are from the Confidential file within this collection.
  • 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 DullesHerter Series, Eisenhower (DDE) Diaries, Ann Whitman (ACW) Diaries, National Security Council Records, Miscellaneous Records, Cabinet Papers, Legislative Meetings, International Meetings, the Administration Series, and the International File.
  • Washington National Records Center, Suitland, Maryland
  • ICA Message Files: FRC 58 A 403
    • Incoming and outging cables and airgrams of the International Cooperation Administration for the period July 1, 1956–June 30, 1957, as maintained by ICA headquarters in Washington.
  • USIA/IAN Files: FRC 63 A 190
    • Lot 61 D 233: Files of the Assistant Director for Near East and South Asia, United States Information Agency, for the years 1953–1959.
  • National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.
  • JCS Records
    • National Archives Record Group 218, Records of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
  • Princeton University Library, Princeton, New Jersey
  • Dulles Papers, Dulles Daily Appointment Book
    • Daily log of the meetings and appointments of Secretary of State John Foster Dulles for the years 1953–1959.
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