U.S. Policy Toward Scandinavia 1

1. For previous documentation, see Foreign Relations, 1952–1954, vol. VI, Part 2, pp. 1758 ff.


160. Letter From the Ambassador in Sweden (Cabot) to the Assistant Secretary of State for European Affairs (Merchant)

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 758.5/3–1455. Top Secret. According to handwritten notes on the source text, copies of this letter were sent to S/AE and BNA. Merchant wrote on the source text: “This is very interesting—pls keep me informed of your progress in considering it. L 3/18”.


161. Letter From the Assistant Secretary of State for European Affairs (Merchant) to the Ambassador in Sweden (Cabot)

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 758.5/3–1455. Top Secret; Official–Informal. Drafted by Marselis C. Parsons, cleared by G. Hayden Raynor and Gerard C. Smith, and mailed on April 5.


162. Telegram From the Embassy in Norway to the Department of State

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 757.5–MSP/4–2755. Secret; Priority. Sent to Paris and repeated to Washington. The source text is the Department of State copy.


164. Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in Sweden

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 611.5897/5–1955. Confidential. Drafted on May 18 by Philip J. Farley and approved by Gerard C. Smith.


165. Memorandum of a Conversation, Department of State, Washington, May 24, 1955

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 611.5897/5–2455. Official Use Only. Drafted by Stein.


166. Memorandum of a Conversation, Department of State, Washington, June 29, 1955

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 411.5741/6–2955. Official Use Only. Drafted by Isaiah Frank on July 5.


167. Telegram From the Embassy in Norway to the Department of State

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 757.5/7–1255. Secret. Repeated to Paris.


168. Telegram From the Embassy in the United Kingdom to the Department of State

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 120.1441/9–2755. Confidential.


169. Memorandum of a Conversation, Department of State, Washington, October 7, 1955

Source: Department of State, EUR Files: Lot 59 D 233, Norway 1949–1955. Confidential. Drafted by Farley.


170. Memorandum of a Conversation, Pentagon, Washington, November 2, 1955

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 757.5–MSP/11–255. Secret. Drafted by Parsons.


171. Memorandum of a Conversation, Stockholm, November 27, 1955

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 758.5/11–2755. Top Secret. Drafted by Cabot.


172. Despatch From the Embassy in Denmark to the Department of State

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 611.594/12–2255. Confidential.


173. Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in Norway

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 641.5797/3–1656. Secret. Drafted by J. Robert Schaetzel, Office of the Special Assistant for Atomic Energy Affairs, and approved and signed for Hoover by Gerard C. Smith.


174. Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in Norway

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 611.5797/3–2856. Confidential. Drafted by Schaetzel and approved and signed for Dulles by Farley.


175. Telegram From the Embassy in the Soviet Union to the Department of State

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 033.5861/4–456. Confidential. Also sent to Stockholm.


176. Memorandum From the Secretary of State’s Special Assistant for Atomic Energy Affairs (Smith) to the Under Secretary of State (Hoover)

Source: Department of State, BNA Files: Lot 58 D 399, DEN–Atomic. No classification marking.


179. National Security Council Report

Source: Department of State, S/S–NSC Files: Lot 63 D 351. Secret. A cover sheet, a note by the Executive Secretary of the Council saying that NSC 5712/1 had been approved by the President on May 20, a table of contents, Annexes A–E, and a financial appendix are not printed. The text of NSC 5712, May 6, is indicated in the footnotes below. (Ibid.)


180. Despatch From the Embassy in Denmark to the Department of State

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 611.59/5–2857. Confidential. Drafted by James W. Gantenbein.


181. Letter From the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European Affairs (Jones) to the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Irwin)

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 120.1440/10–857. Secret. Drafted by Parsons on October 3. Copies were sent to Ambassadors Willis and Peterson.


182. Memorandum From Edwin G. Moline of the Office of British Commonwealth and Northern European Affairs to the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European Affairs (Jones)

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 611.57A94/11–857. Confidential. Drafted by Alexander C. Johnpoll of BNA.


183. Telegram From the Embassy in Denmark to the Department of State

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 759.5611/11–2557. Secret. Repeated to Paris and Oslo.