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Declassified Documents - Fiscal Year 2014

 

This selection of documents was declassified 10/1/13 - 9/30/14 and includes materials declassified in part as well as those declassified in their entirety.

Psychological Warfare/StrategyLatin AmericaIntelligence MattersSoutheast AsiaCubaNuclear MattersTibetNATOCommunist PartyNational SecurityNorth AfricaMiddle East

Psychological Warfare/Strategy

MFR by Dr. Edward Lilly re 2nd Meeting of the Doctrinal Coordination Panel, September 10, 1953 [Edward P. Lilly Papers, Box 53, Doctrinal Programs 1953 (5)]

MFR by Dr. Edward Lilly re 3rd Meeting of the Doctrinal Coordination Panel, September 18, 1953 [Edward P. Lilly Papers, Box 53, Doctrinal Programs 1953 (5)]

Memo of conversation between Dr. Edward Lilly and Col. Kintner re problems of the Ideological Panel, October 28, 1952 [NSC Staff Papers, OCB Secretariat Series, Box 2, Doctrinal Warfare (Official) (File #1) (1)]

Memo re Coordination Meeting – Germany, May 14, 1953 [NSC Staff Papers, PSB Central Files, Box 12, PSB 091 Germany (4)]

Memo to the PSB re National Psychological Strategy with Respect to Germany, PSB D-21, May 29, 1953 [NSC Staff Papers, NSC Registry Series, Box 14, PSB Documents Master Book Vol. I (1)]

Draft memo of proposed text re National Psychological Strategy with Respect to Germany, PSB D-21, no date [NSC Staff Papers, PSB Central Files, Box 12, PSB 091 Germany (4)]

Memo from George Morgan to C.D. Jackson re activities abroad, June 29, 1953 [C.D. Jackson Records, Box 1, PSB—Doctrinal Warfare—PSB D-33]

Latin America

Memo from Allen Dulles to Christian Herter re Proposal by Ambassador Willauer for Action Against Communism in Latin America [Christian Herter Papers, Box 19, Letters A-L Official Classified (2)]

Letter from J. Edgar Hoover to Robert Cutler re Pedro Albizu Campos, President of the Nationalist Party of Puerto Rico, October 13, 1953 [OSANSA, FBI Series, Box 4, FBI-Puerto Rican Matters (2)]

Letter from J. Edgar Hoover to Robert Cutler re proposed trip to Puerto Rico by members of the Indian and Indonesian delegations to the United Nations, October 4, 1953 [OSANSA, FBI Series, Box 4, FBI-Puerto Rican Matters (2)]

Letter from J. Edgar Hoover to Robert Cutler re uprising in Puerto Rico, November 20, 1953 [OSANSA, FBI Series, Box 4, FBI-Puerto Rican Matters (2)]

Nationalist Party of Puerto Rico, attachment to letter below, December 10, 1953 [OSANSA, FBI Series, Box 4, FBI-Puerto Rican Matters (2)]

Letter from J. Edgar Hoover to Robert Cutler re attachment re the Nationalist Party of Puerto Rico, December 11, 1953 [OSANSA, FBI Series, Box 4, FBI-Puerto Rican Matters (2)]

Letter from J. Edgar Hoover to Robert Cutler re the Nationalist Party of Puerto Rico, December 28, 1953 [OSANSA, FBI Series, Box 4, FBI-Puerto Rican Matters (2)]

FBI report, The Nationalist Party of Puerto Rico, March 1954 [OSANSA, FBI Series, Box 14, The Nationalist Party of Puerto Rico] (62 page report, for a copy please contact Library staff)

Letter from C.P. Cabell to Gordon Gray re attached report on attendance of Latin American Communist Party delegates to the 21st CPSU Congress, April 11, 1959 [OSANSA, NSC Series, Briefing Notes Subseries, Box 12, U.S. Policy toward Latin America (1)]

Report attachment to above letter [OSANSA, NSC Series, Briefing Notes Subseries, Box 12, U.S. Policy toward Latin America (1)] (35 page report, for a copy please contact Library staff)

Record of Actions by the NSC at its 396th Meeting re U.S. Policy toward Latin America, February 12, 1959 [OSANSA, NSC Series, Briefing Notes Subseries, Box 12, U.S. Policy toward Latin America (1)]

Intelligence Matters

Memo re CIA Implementation of the National Plan for Exploiting the Biological Warfare Hoax and Mistreatment of Prisoners of War and Other Atrocities by the Communists During the Korean War, December 11, 1953 [NSC Staff Papers, OCB Central Files, Box 124, OCB 729.2 Biological Warfare]

Memo re The Red Dean of Canterbury, allegations of use of germ warfare in North Korea and China, December 30, 1953 [NSC Staff Papers, OCB Central Files, Box 124, OCB 729.2 Biological Warfare]

Memo from C.D. Jackson to Henry Luce re various individuals, October 26, 1955 [C.D. Jackson Papers, Box 70, Luce Henry R. and Clare 1955 (2)]

Letter from C.D. Jackson to Allen Dulles re International University for Social Studies, Pro Deo, December 10, 1956 [C.D. Jackson Papers, Box 69, Log 1956 (4)]

Letter from C.D. Jackson to Allen Dulles re Vatican matters, February 5, 1957 [C.D. Jackson Papers, Box 69, Log 1957 (1)]

Memo from C.D. Jackson to Henry Luce re Vatican matters April 15, 1957 [C.D. Jackson Papers, Box 71, Luce Henry R. 1957 (3)]

5th Report to the President by the President's Board of Consultants on Foreign Intelligence Activities, January 1, 1960 [OSANSA, Special Assistant Series, Presidential Subseries, Box 4, 1960 Meetings with the President Volume I (7)]

Memo of meeting with the President re NSC 5412 Matters, February 19, 1960 [OSANSA, Special Assistants Series, Presidential Subseries, Box 4, 1960 Meetings with the President Volume 1 (6)]

5th Report to the President by the President's Board of Consultants on Foreign Intelligence Activities re National Intelligence Priorities, March 4, 1960 [OSANSA, Special Assistants Series, Presidential Subseries, Box 4, 1960 Meetings with the President Volume 1 (6)]

5th Report to the President by the President's Board of Consultants on Foreign Intelligence Activities re Strategic Warning Mechanism, March 7, 1960 [OSANSA, Special Assistants Series, Presidential Subseries, Box 4, 1960 Meetings with the President Volume 1 (6)]

Southeast Asia

Note from J. Lawton Collins to James Cooley re VNA, 1955 [J. Lawton Collins Papers, Box 27, Cooley James (1)]

Letter from Allen Dulles to J. Lawton Collins re U.S. policy in Vietnam, February 22, 1955 [J. Lawton Collins Papers, Box 27, Dulles Allen]

Telegram from J. Lawton Collins to Secretary of State re meeting with Diem, March 20, 1955 [J. Lawton Collins Papers, Box 31, Telegrams Sent March 20-24, 1955]

Telegram from J. Lawton Collins to Secretary of State re resignations in Diem's cabinet and political crisis in Vietnam, March 30, 1955 [J. Lawton Collins Papers, Box 31, Telegrams Sent March 25-31, 1955]

Telegram from J. Lawton Collins to Secretary of State re questions raised in earlier telegrams, April 6, 1955 [J. Lawton Collins Papers, Box 32, Telegrams Sent April 1-19, 1955]

Briefing Note for the Planning Board re U.S. Policy in Mainland Southeast Asia–Singapore, October 8, 1959 [NSC Staff Papers, Special Staff File Series, Box 6, Singapore]

Briefing Note for the NSC Meeting of 11/5/1959 re U.S. Policy in Mainland Southeast Asia-Singapore, November 3, 1959 [NSC Staff Papers, Disaster File, Box 55, Southeast Asia (2)]

Letter from Allen Dulles to General Goodpaster re Operation Brotherhood, July 14, 1960 [Office of the Staff Secretary Records, International File, Box 9, Laos (2)]

List of issues for discussion between U.S. Embassy Saigon and the State Department [J. Lawton Collins Papers, Box 31, Wright E.A. (Naval Attaché)]

Cuba

Cable to Allen Dulles re Fidel Castro, January 8, 1959 [John Foster Dulles Papers, Box 8, Conv. With Dulles Allen W. (All Intelligence Material) (2)]

Nuclear Matters

Information from Lewis Strauss re status of aircraft nuclear reactor program, July 22, 1953 [OSANSA, Special Assistant Series, Subject Subseries, Box 1, Atomic Energy Commission-General (2)]

Memo of phone conversation between the President and Deputy Secretary of Defense Robertson re disarmament, February 27, 1956 [Eisenhower's Papers as President, DDE Diary Series, Box 9, Diary Copies of DDE Personal 1955-1956 (1)]

Staff Notes No. 69 re British thermonuclear test, January 30, 1957 [DDE's Papers as President, DDE Diary Series, Box 21, January 1957 Diary Staff Memos]

Memo of meeting with the President re nuclear sharing, February 10, 1960 [OSANSA, Special Assistant Series, Presidential Subseries, Box 4, 1960 Meetings with the President Volume I (7)]

Tibet

Memo to Karl Harr re Tibet, April 8, 1959 [OSANSA, OCB Series, Subject Subseries, Box 6, South Asia (1)]

MFR re discussion on Tibet of February 4, 1960 [OSANSA, Special Assistant Series, Presidential Subseries, Box 4, 1960 Meetings with the President Volume I (7)]

MFR re discussion with the President re Tibet, February 10, 1960 [OSANSA, Special Assistant Series, Presidential Subseries, Box 4, 1960 Meetings with the President Volume I (7)]

NATO

Letter from Lucian Truscott to Alfred Gruenther re intelligence matters, October 27, 1953 [Alfred M. Gruenther Papers, Box 1, Top Secret Correspondence (2)]

Report by General Sir Richard N. Gale on his visit to Bonn of March 23-24, 1959 [Lauris Norstad Papers, Box 48, Germany 1956-1960 (7)]

Communist Party

Report, Observations of Latin American Communist Party Delegations to the 21st Communist Party of the Soviet Union Congress and their Experiences with Communist Party China in Peiping [OSANSA, NSC Series, Briefing Notes Subseries, Box 12, U.S. Policy Toward Latin America (1)] (35 page report, for a copy please contact Library staff)

National Security

Annex C, NSC 5522, Tab A – Technological Capabilities Panel Recommendations On Which the CIA Has Full Responsibility for Study and Report to the NSC, June 1955 [NSC Staff Papers, Disaster File, Box 42, Science & Technology-Technical Capabilities (1)]

Annex C, NSC 5522, Tab B – Recommendations On Which CIA Has Primary Responsibility for Reporting to the NSC, Subject to Coordination with Other Agencies, June 1955 [NSC Staff Papers, Disaster File, Box 42, Science & Technology-Technical Capabilities (1)]

Mr. Sprague's observations on agency comments with respect to the recommendations in the Killian Report, June 22, 1955 [NSC Staff Papers, Disaster File, Box 42, Science & Technology-Technical Capabilities (1)]

Staff Notes No. 105 re distribution of Amerika, tour of Middle East by Korean air officer, Japan on nuclear tests in Nevada, NIKE for NATO, May 1, 1957 [DDE's Papers as President, DDE Diary Series, Box 24, May 1957 Diary-Staff Memos]

Staff Notes No. 111 re Soviet air moves, dismissal of Ceylonese UN employee, proposed meeting with General Ely, May 11, 1957 [DDE's Papers as President, DDE Diary Series, Box 24, May 1957 Diary-Staff Memos]

Staff Notes No. 116 re Shah of Iran, intelligence agreement with Turkey, Saudi-GRC relations, May 20, 1957 [DDE's Papers as President, DDE Diary Series, Box 24, May 1957 Diary-Staff Memos]

Staff Notes No. 243, November 22, 1957 [DDE's Papers as President, DDE Diary Series, Box 28, November 1957 Toner Notes]

Staff Notes No. 367 re Saudi finances, UAR, and UK recession forecast, May 13, 1958 [DDE's Papers as President, DDE Diary Series, Box 33, Toner Notes May 1958 (1)]

Staff Notes No. 368 re HARDTACK shot, UN forces in South Korea, May 15, 1958 [DDE's Papers as President, DDE Diary Series, Box 33, Toner Notes May 1958 (1)]

Supplement to Staff Notes No. 372 re anti-submarine detection system, UK and Suez and Japanese war prisoners, May 24, 1958 [DDE's Papers as President, DDE Diary Series, Box 33, Toner Notes May 1958 (1)]

Special Staff Note re atomic sub, May 26, 1958 [DDE's Papers as President, DDE Diary Series, Box 33, Toner Notes May 1958 (1)]

North Africa

Progress Report on NSC 5436/1, U.S. Policy on French North Africa (Tunisia, Morocco, Algeria), October 16, 1954 [NSC Staff Papers, OCB Central Files, Box 61, OCB 091.4 Africa File 1 (2)]

Middle East

Situation Report No. 10 on the Middle East, July 23, 1958 [Office of the Staff Secretary, Subject Series, DoD Subseries, Box 4, Joint Chiefs of Staff (Vol. II) (3)]