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JANUARY–AUGUST 1958


1. Circular Instruction From the Department of State to Certain Diplomatic Missions

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 310.2/1–258. Confidential. Drafted by Bacon and Bock on December 19; cleared by CA, EUR/BNA, and Ludlow; and initialed for the Acting Secretary by Walmsley. Sent to 29 missions in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa; and repeated to Taipei and USUN.


2. Letter From the President to the Secretary of State

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 310.311/1–358. Attached to the source text was a copy of a January 3 letter from Dulles to Eisenhower which stated, “I have your letter of January 3. I think Cabot sent me a copy of his note to you. I quite agree with his point of view.” No copy of the letter from Lodge to the President has been found.


5. Memorandum From the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs (Walmsley) to the Under Secretary of State (Herter)

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 330/2–658. Confidential. Drafted by Hartley on February 3 and sent through S/S. Approved by Murphy and concurred in by EUR. A note from Herter to Calhoun is written on the source text: “Let’s find out how far in advance we could announce our support? CAH” Murphy’s copy of the memorandum was initialed by Walmsley, Murphy, and Elbrick, and approved by Murphy on February 7. (Ibid.)


6. Circular Telegram From the Department of State to All Diplomatic Posts

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 310.2/2–2158. Limited Official Use. Drafted by Ford; cleared by Wilcox, Monsma, NEA, and EUR; and approved by Meeker who signed for Dulles.


7. Telegram From the Department of State to the Mission at the United Nations

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 320/3–1958. Confidential. Drafted by Hartley on March 15; cleared by Walmsley, Monsma, Nunley, Rountree, and Bacon; and signed by Dulles. Repeated to Beirut. Sent to Dulles through S/S as an attachment to a March 18 memorandum in which Walmsley outlined the background to the situation and recommended that Dulles sign the telegram. (Ibid., 320/3–1858)


8. Memorandum From the Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs (Wilcox) to the Secretary of State

Source: Department of State, IO Files: Lot 60 D 216, Memorandum to the Secretary, 1958. Secret. Drafted by Hartley and sent through S/S.


9. Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in Jordan

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 310.386/5–158. Confidential. Drafted by Ludlow and Waggoner on April 29; cleared by Adams, Bruns, and Ford; and approved by Berry who signed for Dulles. Sent also to Baghdad and repeated to London and USUN.


10. Telegram From the Mission at the United Nations to the Department of State

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 310.386/5–858. Secret.


11. Memorandum From the Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs (Wilcox) to the Secretary of State

Source: Department of State, IO Files: Lot 60 D 216, Security Council, 1958. Confidential. Drafted by Hartley on May 16 and sent to Dulles through S/S and Herter.


12. Telegram From the Department of State to the Mission at the United Nations

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 310.386/5–2058. Secret. Drafted by Hartley and Ludlow, cleared by Waggoner and Nunley, and approved by Adams who signed for Dulles. Repeated to Amman, Baghdad, and London.


13. Telegram From the Department of State to the Mission at the United Nations

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 310.386/6–558. Secret. Drafted by Ludlow and Hartley on June 4, cleared by Ford and NE, and approved by Adams who signed for Dulles.


14. Telegram From the Mission at the United Nations to the Department of State

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 330/6–1958. Confidential; Priority.


16. Memorandum of a Conversation, Department of State, Washington, July 11, 1958

Source; Department of State, IO Files: Lot 60 D 216, Hungary. Limited Official Use. Drafted by Newlin on July 15 and cleared by Wilcox.


17. Circular Airgram From the Department of State to Diplomatic Posts in the Other American Republics

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 310.2/7–1158. Confidential. Drafted by Bock and McNutt; cleared with Bacon, in draft with CA, and with ARA by phone; and approved by Adams who signed for Herter. Repeated to USUN.


18. Telegram From the Department of State to the Mission at the United Nations

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 320/7–1258. Confidential. Drafted by Hanes and Sisco, cleared by Rountree, and approved by Hanes who signed for Dulles. Repeated to Beirut.


19. Telegram From the Department of State to the Mission at the United Nations

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 310.387/7–1758. Confidential; Priority. Drafted by IO/UNP, cleared by Becker and NE, and approved by Wilcox who signed for Dulles. Sent niact to Amman.


20. Circular Instruction From the Department of State to Certain Diplomatic Missions

Source; Department of State, Central Files, 320/7–2858. Confidential. Drafted by IO/UNP; cleared with Monsma, Nunley, Ludlow, Bacon, Kerley, Westfall, S/AE, OES, and ODA; and initialed for the Secretary by Adams. Sent to 73 posts; and repeated to 11 diplomatic posts and 4 consular posts.


22. Telegram From the Department of State to the Mission at the United Nations

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 320/8–858. Limited Official Use. Drafted by Newlin, cleared in substance by Nunley and Bacon, and approved by Walmsley who signed for Dulles.


23. Telegram From the Mission at the United Nations to the Department of State

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 330/8–2758. Confidential.


24. Memorandum of a Conversation, Department of State, Washington, August 27, 1958

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 320/8–2758. Confidential. Drafted by Cargo and initialed by Herter.


25. Memorandum of a Conversation, Department of State, Washington, August 28, 1958

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 320/8–2858. Confidential. Drafted by Brown and cleared by Hanes.


26. Memorandum of a Conversation, Department of State, Washington, August 28, 1958

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 320/8–2858. Confidential. Drafted by Ludlow.


27. Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in Vietnam

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 320/8–1858. Confidential. Drafted by Mendenhall and Hartley, cleared by Bacon and EUR, and approved by Hanes who signed for Herter. Repeated to USUN.