List of Sources

Unpublished Sources

  • Department of State
    1.
    Central Files. The major source of documentation for this volume and the microfiche supplement was the indexed central files, or decimal files, of the Department of State.
    2.
    Lot Files. Documents from the Central Files have been supplemented by materials from decentralized office files, the lot files of the Department of State. A list of the lot files used or consulted for this volume and the microfiche supplement follows:
    • ARA Files: Lot 62 D 359
      • Uruguay desk files for the years 1958–1960, as maintained by the Office of East Coast Affairs of the Bureau of Inter-American Affairs.
    • ARA Files: Lot 66 D 94
      • Honduras desk files for the years 1960–1964, as maintained by the Office of Central American Affairs of the Bureau of Inter-American Affairs.
    • ARA Deputy Assistant Secretary Files: Lot 61 D 411
      • Office files of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs (William P. Snow) for the year 1958, as maintained by the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs.
    • ARA/ECP Files: Lot 64 D 353
      • Subject and country files for the years 1957–1962, as maintained by the Office of Regional Economic Policy of the Bureau of Inter-American Affairs.
    • ARA Special Assistant Files: Lot 60 D 371
      • Functional files of the Special Assistant (John C. Hill, Jr.) to the Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs for the years 1958 and 1959, as maintained by the Office of Inter-American Regional Economic Affairs of the Bureau of Inter-American Affairs.
    • ARA Special Assistant Files: Lot 60 D 513
      • Functional files of the Special Assistant (Henry A. Hoyt and John C. Hill, Jr.) to the Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs for the year 1958, as maintained by the Office of the Special Assistant in the Bureau of Inter-American Affairs.
    • ARA Special Assistant Files: Lot 62 D 24
      • Office files of the Special Assistant (Frank J. Devine and Park Wollam) to the Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs for the years 1959–1961, as maintained by the Office of the Special Assistant in the Bureau of Inter-American Affairs.
    • ARA/EST Files: Lot 60 D 249
      • Venezuela desk files for the year 1958, as maintained by the Office of East Coast Affairs.
    • ARA/EST Files: Lot 61 D 319
      • Venezuela desk files for the years 1958–1959, as maintained by the Office of East Coast Affairs.
    • ARA/EST Files: Lot 62 D 8
      • Venezuela desk files for the year 1960, as maintained by the Office of East Coast Affairs.
    • ARA/EST Files: Lot 62 D 354
      • Paraguay desk files for the years 1958–1960, as maintained by the Office of East Coast Affairs.
    • ARA/IAS Files: Lot 65 D 285
      • Military and security files for the years 1953–1962, as maintained by the Bureau of Inter-American Affairs.
    • ARA/IAS Files: Lot 67 D 9
      • Military and training assistance files for the years 1936–1964, as maintained by the Bureau of Inter-American Affairs.
    • ARA/IPA Files: Lot 66 D 230
      • Economic files for the years 1947–1963, as maintained by the Bureau of Inter-American Affairs.
    • ARA/OAP Files: Lot 61 D 110
      • Chronological and subject files relating to Central America for the years 1957–1958, including correspondence with Ambassador Whiting Willauer, Dr. Milton Eisenhower’s trip to Central America in 1958, and activities of the United Fruit Company, retired by the Office of Central American and Panamanian Affairs in the Bureau of Inter-American Affairs.
    • ARA/OAP Files: Lot 64 D 67
      • Panama desk files for the year 1959, as maintained by the Office of Central American and Panamanian Affairs.
    • ARA/PAN Files: Lot 65 D 176
      • Panama desk files for the years 1960–1962, as maintained by the Office of Panamanian Affairs.
    • ARA/REA Files: Lot 62 D 303
      • Country, subject, and chronological files for the years 1957–1961, as maintained by the Office of Inter-American Regional Economic Affairs.
    • ARA/REA Files: Lot 63 D 210
      • Country, subject, and chronological files for the years 1952–1961, as maintained by the Office of Inter-American Regional Economic Affairs.
    • ARA/REA Files: Lot 63 D 211
      • Subject and country files for the year 1960, as maintained by the Office of Inter-American Regional Economic Affairs.
    • ARA/REA Files: Lot 63 D 415
      • Mutual Security Program and International Cooperation Administration files for the years 1952–1962, as maintained by the Office of Inter-American Regional Economic Affairs.
    • ARA/WST Files: Lot 62 D 16
      • Bolivia desk files for the year 1958, as maintained by the Office of West Coast Affairs of the Bureau of Inter-American Affairs.
    • ARA/WST Files: Lot 62 D 31
      • Chile desk files for the year 1959, as maintained by the Office of West Coast Affairs.
    • ARA/WST Files: Lot 62 D 429
      • Bolivia desk files for the year 1959, as maintained by the Office of West Coast Affairs.
    • ARA/WST Files: Lot 63 D 20
      • Colombia desk files for the years 1959–1960, as maintained by the Office of West Coast Affairs.
    • ARA/WST Files: Lot 63 D 61
      • Bolivia desk files for the year 1960, as maintained by the Office of West Coast Affairs.
    • ARA/WST Files: Lot 63 D 85
      • Chile desk files for the year 1960, as maintained by the Office of West Coast Affairs.
    • ARA/WST Files: Lot 64 D 1
      • Colombia desk files for the years 1960–1961, as maintained by the Office of West Coast Affairs.
    • Cabinet Meetings: Lot 68 D 350
      • Memoranda, cabinet agenda, and miscellaneous files on foreign policy subjects taken up at Presidential Cabinet meetings for the years 1953–1965, as maintained by the Executive Secretariat.
    • Conference Files: Lot 63 D 123
      • 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 years 1955–1958, as maintained by the Executive Secretariat.
    • Conference Files: Lot 64 D 559
      • Chronological files on visits by various foreign dignitaries to the United States and on various international conferences abroad for the year I960, as maintained by the Executive Secretariat.
    • Conference Files: Lot 64 D 560
      • 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 years 1958–1959, as maintained by the Executive Secretariat.
    • Current Economic Developments: Lot 70 D 467
      • Master set of the Department of State classified internal publication Current Economic Developments for the years 1945–1969, as maintained by the Bureau of Economic Affairs.
    • EST Files: Lot 61 D 172
      • Office of Brazilian Affairs files for the years 1958–1959, retired by the Officer in Charge of Brazilian Affairs in the Office of East Coast Affairs.
    • EST Files: Lot 61 D 332
      • Chronological files for the years 1957–1959 and files of Vice President Nixon’s trip to South America in 1958, retired by the Office of East Coast Affairs.
    • EST Files: Lot 62 D 308
      • Brazil desk files for the years 1959–1960, retired by the Officer in Charge of Brazilian Affairs in the Office of East Coast Affairs.
    • INR Files
      • Files retained by the Bureau of Intelligence and Research.
    • INRNIE Files
      • Files of National Intelligence Estimates, Special Estimates, and Special National Intelligence Estimates, retained by the Directorate for Regional Research in the Bureau of Intelligence and Research.
    • OAP Files: Lot 60 D 647
      • Guatemala desk files for the years 1956–1958, retired by the Office of Central American and Panamanian Affairs.
    • OAP Files: Lot 61 D 7
      • Costa Rica desk files for the year 1958, as retired by the Office of Central American and Panamanian Affairs.
    • OAP Files: Lot 61 D 473
      • General subject files for the year 1959, as retired by the Office of Central American and Panamanian Affairs.
    • OAP Files: Lot 63 D 127
      • General subject files for the year 1960, as maintained by the Office of Central American and Panamanian Affairs.
    • OAP Files: Lot 63 D 146
      • Guatemala desk files for the years 1959–1960, as maintained by the Office of Central American and Panamanian Affairs.
    • OAP Files: Lot 64 D 16
      • Subject files of the Officer in Charge of El Salvador Affairs for the year 1960, as maintained by the Office of Central American and Panamanian Affairs.
    • OAP Files: Lot 64 D 17
      • Subject files on Guatemala for the years 1959–1961, as maintained by the Office of Central American and Panamanian Affairs.
    • OAP Files: Lot 64 D 66
      • Costa Rica desk files for the years 1958–1961, as retired by the Office of Central American and Panamanian Affairs.
    • OAS Files: Lot 60 D 665
      • Basic collection of records of meetings of the Organization of American States, other major inter-American governmental organizations, and inter-American conferences together with related subject files for the years 1939–1962, as maintained by the Office of Inter-American Regional Political Affairs.
    • PPS Files: Lot 67 D 548
      • Subject, country, and chronological files; documents; drafts; and related correspondence of the Policy Planning Staff for the years 1957–1961.
    • Presidential Correspondence: Lot 64 D 174
      • Exchanges of correspondence between President Eisenhower and heads of foreign governments, excluding the United Kingdom, France, Germany, and the Soviet Union, for the years 1953–1960, as maintained by the Executive Secretariat.
    • Presidential Memoranda of Conversation: Lot 66 D 149
      • A complete chronological record of cleared memoranda of conversations with foreign visitors for the years 1956–1964, as maintained by the Executive Secretariat.
    • REA Files: Lot 61 D 248
      • Chronological country and subject files relating to general economic matter for the years 1955–1959, including sugar and coffee, miscellaneous conference files, and Mutual Security Program estimates, retired by the Office of Inter-American Regional Economic Affairs.
    • REA Files: Lot 62 D 302
      • Subject, country, and chronological files relating to economic matters for the years 1960–1961, retired by the Office of Inter-American Regional Economic Affairs.
    • Rio de Janeiro Embassy Files: Lot 65 F 4
      • Classified central files of the Embassy in Rio de Janeiro for the years 1956–1958, which form item 4 of FRC 65 A 1076.
    • Rio de Janeiro Embassy Files: Lot 68 F 77
      • Classified central files of the Embassy in Rio de Janeiro for the years 1959–1961, which form item 97 of FRC 68 A 5612.
    • Rubottom Files: Lot 60 D 553
      • Working files of Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs R. Roy Rubottom, Jr., for the year 1958, as maintained by the Office of the Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs.
    • Rubottom Files: Lot 61 D 279
      • Working files of Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs R. Roy Rubottom, Jr., for the year 1959, as maintained by the Office of the Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs.
    • RubottomMann Files: Lot 62 D 418
      • Country and subject files of Assistant Secretaries of State for Inter-American Affairs R. Roy Rubottom, Jr., for the year 1960, and Thomas C. Mann, for the years 1960–1961, as maintained by the Office of the Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs.
    • Secretary’s Memoranda of Conversation: Lot 64 D 199
      • Chronological collection 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.
    • Secretary’s Staff Meetings: Lot 63 D 75
      • Chronological collection of the minutes of the Secretary of State’s Staff Meetings for 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/PRS Files: Lot 77 D 11
      • Record set of Daily Press Briefings for the years 1922–1970, as maintained by the Office of Press Relations.
    • S/S–NSC Files: Lot 63 D 351
      • Serial file of National Security Council documents and correspondence for the years 1947–1961, as maintained by the Executive Secretariat.
    • S/S–NSC (Miscellaneous) Files: Lot 66 D 95
      • Administrative and miscellaneous National Security Council documentation, including NSC Records of Action, as maintained by the Executive Secretariat.
    • S/S–OCB Files: Lot 62 D 430
      • Master file of the Operations Coordinating Board for the years 1953–1960, as maintained by the Executive Secretariat.
    • USOAS Files: Lot 72 D 291
      • Master sets of documents of the Council of the Organization of American States for the years 1948–1967.
    • WST Files: Lot 61 D 45
      • Working files of the Officer in Charge of Peruvian Affairs, Sandy M. Pringle, for the years 1957–1958.
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower Library, Abilene, Kansas
    • Council on Foreign Economic Policy (CFEP) Records
      • Records of the Council on Foreign Economic Policy for the years 1955–1961.
    • Dulles Papers
      • Papers of John Foster Dulles for the years 1952–1959.
    • Herter Papers
      • Papers of Christian A. Herter for the years 1957–1961.
    • President’s Daily Appointments
      • Daily appointment books of Dwight D. Eisenhower as President, 1953–1961.
    • Project “Clean Up” Records
      • Project “Clean Up” collection. Records of Gordon Gray, Robert Cutler, H. Romer McPhee, and Andrew J. Goodpaster.
    • Special Assistant for National Security Affairs Records
      • Records of the Special Assistant for National Security Affairs for the years 1952–1961, including records of Robert Cutler, Dillon Anderson, and Gordon Gray.
    • Staff Secretary Records
      • Records of the Office of the Staff Secretary (Paul T. Carroll, Andrew J. Goodpaster, L. Arthur Minnich, and Christopher H. Russell), for the years 1952–1961.
    • White House Central Files
      • Records of Dwight D. Eisenhower as President, 1953–1961.
    • Whitman File
      • Papers of Dwight D. Eisenhower as President of the United States, 1953–1961, as maintained by his personal secretary, Ann C. Whitman. The Whitman File includes the following elements: the Name Series, the DullesHerter Series, Eisenhower [Page XX](DDE) Diaries, Ann Whitman (ACW) Diaries, National Security Council (NSC) Records, Cabinet Papers, Legislative Meetings, International Meetings, the Administration Series, and the International File.

Published Sources

  • Documentary Collections and Periodicals
    • U.S. Department of State. American Foreign Policy: Current Documents, 1958. Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1962.
      • —. American Foreign Policy: Current Documents, 1959. Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1963.
      • —. American Foreign Policy: Current Documents, 1960. Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1964.
      • —. Department of State Bulletin, 1958–1960.
      • —. Inter-American Efforts To Relieve Tensions in the Western Hemisphere, 1959–1960. Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1962.
      • —. Tenth Inter-American Conference, Caracas, Venezuela, March 1–28, 1954: Report of the Delegation of the United States of America With Related Documents. Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1955.
    • U.S. National Archives and Records Administration. Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States: Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1958. Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1959.
      • —. Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States: Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1959. Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1960.
      • —. Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States: Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1960–61. Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1961.
    • Organization of American States. Annals of the Organization of American States, vol. VIII, No. 3, 1956.
      • —. Council of the Organization of American States. Decisions Taken at the Meetings, January–December 1959, vol. XII. Washington: Pan American Union, 1964.
      • —. Inter-American Commission on Human Rights. Basic Documents. Rev. ed. Washington: Pan American Union, 1963.
      • —. Inter-American Commission on Human Rights. Report on the Work Accomplished During Its First Session, October 3–28, 1960. Washington: Pan American Union, 1961.

Memoirs, Diaries, Reminiscences

Note: The following publications were consulted at the time this volume was prepared in 1980 and 1981. The Department of State takes no responsibility for their accuracy nor endorses their interpretation of the events.

Eisenhower, Dwight D. Waging Peace: The White House Years, 1959–1961. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1965.

Nixon, Richard M. The Memoirs of Richard Nixon. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1978.

Ydígoras Fuentes, Miguel, with Mario Rosenthal. My War With Communism. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1963.