JMAS-32 European Defence Community

Documents from 26 August 1954 to 14 September 1954

Identity Statement

Reference Code
JMAS-32
Complete Reference Code
JMAS.B-05-32
Original Record Code
BOX 2,3 ANN WHITMAN FILE:DULLES-HERTER SERIES
Extent and Medium

13

Physical Medium

Paper

Reference Archivists

Carr, Mary

Content and Structure

Abstract

Material relating to America's perspective on EDC, includes: telegram from Walter Bedell Smith, under-Secretary of State to President Eisenhower, regarding Ambassador Bruce's suggestion to involve US and British governments in EDC negotiations so that the French might accept the Treaty,- letters from Smith to President paraphrasing British Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden's objections to Bruce's plan,- letter from John Foster Dulles to Bruce in aftermath of French rejection of the EDC Treaty,- letter from Dulles to President regarding a nine-power conference showing American committment to the defense of Europe,- letter from Bruce to Dulles speaking of his wish to leave his position as US representative in ECSC.

Conditions of Access and Use

Languages

English

Type of Archival Materials

Textual

Allied Materials

Location of Originals

The originals are held in various Archives and Presidential Libraries in the USA

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