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WILLIAM A. WILSON PAPERS
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Box: 3 Fold: 31 Undated Telexes (c.1984)
1984?

DESCRIPTION: Contains undated telexes sent/received by WAW during tenure at the Vatican. These telexes were originally filed near dated telexes from 1984. As far as possible, original order has not been disturbed.



Box: 3 Fold: 32 Undated Telexes (c.1984)
1984?

DESCRIPTION: Contains undated telexes sent/received by WAW during tenure at the Vatican. These telexes were originally filed near dated telexes from 1984. As far as possible, original order has not been disturbed.

Box: 3 Fold: 33 Undated Telexes (c.1984)
1984?

DESCRIPTION: Contains undated telexes sent/received by WAW during tenure at the Vatican. These telexes were originally filed near dated telexes from 1984. As far as possible, original order has not been disturbed.

Box: 3 Fold: 34 Undated Telexes (c.1984)
1984?

DESCRIPTION: Contains undated telexes sent/received by WAW during tenure at the Vatican. These telexes were originally filed near dated telexes from 1984. As far as possible, original order has not been disturbed.

Box: 3 Fold: 35 Undated Telexes (c.1984)
1984?

DESCRIPTION: Contains undated telexes sent/received by WAW during tenure at the Vatican. These telexes were originally filed near dated telexes from 1984. As far as possible, original order has not been disturbed.

Box: 3 Fold: 36 Undated Telexes (c.1984)
1984?

DESCRIPTION: Contains undated telexes sent/received by WAW during tenure at the Vatican. These telexes were originally filed near dated telexes from 1984. As far as possible, original order has not been disturbed.

Box: 3 Fold: 37 Undated Telexes (c.1984)
1984?

DESCRIPTION: Contains undated telexes sent/received by WAW during tenure at the Vatican. These telexes were originally filed near dated telexes from 1984. As far as possible, original order has not been disturbed.

Box: 3 Fold: 38 Undated Telexes (c.1984)
1984?

DESCRIPTION: Contains undated telexes sent/received by WAW during tenure at the Vatican. These telexes were originally filed near dated telexes from 1984. As far as possible, original order has not been disturbed.

Box: 3 Fold: 39 Undated Telexes
Undated (c.1985)

DESCRIPTION: Contains undated telexes sent/received by WAW during tenure at the Vatican. These telexes were originally filed near dated telexes from 1985. As far as possible, original order has not been disturbed.

Box: 3 Fold: 40 Undated Telexes
Undated (c.1985)

DESCRIPTION: Contains undated telexes sent/received by WAW during tenure at the Vatican. These telexes were originally filed near dated telexes from 1985. As far as possible, original order has not been disturbed.

Box: 3 Fold: 41 Undated Telexes
Undated (c.1985)

DESCRIPTION: Contains undated telexes sent/received by WAW during tenure at the Vatican. These telexes were originally filed near dated telexes from 1985. As far as possible, original order has not been disturbed.

Box: 3 Fold: 42 Undated Telexes
Undated (c.1985)

DESCRIPTION: Contains undated telexes sent/received by WAW during tenure at the Vatican. These telexes were originally filed near dated telexes from 1985. As far as possible, original order has not been disturbed.

Box: 3 Fold: 43 Appointment to Vatican
1982-1984

DESCRIPTION: Contains telex communications between US office at the Vatican and State Department re the appointment of WAW as special envoy (1982) and as ambassador (1984).

Box: 3 Fold: 44 Appointment to Vatican - Swearing-In
March 1984

DESCRIPTION: Contains memorandum regarding the swearing-in ceremony for WAW. Includes biographical data on WAW, talking points for acceptance speech; scenario (order of events for the ceremony); and guestlist.

Box: 3 Fold: 45 Appointment to Vatican - Press file
1977-1984

DESCRIPTION: Contains press clippings about the appointment of a US representative, and later an ambassador to the Vatican.

Box: 3 Fold: 46 Resignation from Vatican - Telexes
1986

DESCRIPTION: Contains telex communications between the US embassy, Vatican City, and the State Department regarding WAW's resignation from post as US ambassador to the Vatican.

Box: 3 Fold: 47 Resignation from Vatican - Press File: Analysis
May-June 1986

DESCRIPTION: Contains analysis of media reaction to WAW's resignation as US ambassador to the Vatican. Includes transcriptions of particularly critical articles.

Box: 3 Fold: 48 Resignation from Vatican - Newsclippings (in English)
May-June 1986

DESCRIPTION: Contains English language news articles about WAW's resignation from post.

Box: 3 Fold: 49 Resignation from Vatican - Newsclippings (in Italian)
May-June 1986

DESCRIPTION: Contains newsclippings from Italian newspapers regarding WAW's resignation. English tranlations provided for some.

Box: 3 Fold: 50 US Mission, Vatican - Memoranda
1981

DESCRIPTION: Contains official memoranda relating to diplomatic matters in the Vatican City.

Box: 3 Fold: 51 US Mission, Vatican - Memoranda
Jan.-Dec. 1983

DESCRIPTION: Contains official memoranda on such issues as US Mission to the UN statement of purpose; meeting at the State Department of the American Catholic Committee on War and Peace (Jan. 7, 1983); an exchange of memoranda between the US mission and the Holy See re upgrading diplomatic relations to the ambassadorial level.

Box: 3 Fold: 52 US Embassy, Vatican - Memoranda
Jan.-Dec. 1984

DESCRIPTION: Contains official memoranda of the US mission to the Vatican on the following issues: US Senate confirmation of ambassadorship of WAW; site location for the US embassy, Vatican City.

Box: 3 Fold: 53 US Embassy, Vatican - Memoranda
Jan.-Dec. 1985

DESCRIPTION: Contains official memoranda of the US embassy, Vatican City, on the following matters: floorplans of the new embassy (memo from William Barnes), and other miscellaneous administrative and embassy-related matters.

Box: 3 Fold: 54 US Mission/Embassy, Vatican - Personnel File
1982-1985

DESCRIPTION: Contains miscellaneous employment data relating to personnel for the US mission and embassy, Vatican.

Box: 3 Fold: 55 US Embassy, Vatican - Press Guide
1983

DESCRIPTION: Contains copy of typed draft of press guide re the establishment of US diplomatic relations with the Vatican at the embassy level.

Box: 3 Fold: 56 Events Varia - Name cards/badges
undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains miscellaneous name cards and badges accummulated by WAW during his tenure at the Vatican.

Box: 3 Fold: 57 Events Varia - Calling cards
undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains calling/salutation cards from various dignitaries of the Vatican including Agnelo Cardinal Rossi.

Box: 3 Fold: 58 Events Varia - Guest Lists
1981-1985

DESCRIPTION: Contains guest lists for various dinners and receptions hosted by the Wilsons.

Box: 3 Fold: 59 Events Varia - Menus
c. 1981-86

DESCRIPTION: Contains menus for various dinners and receptions attended by WAW.

Box: 3 Fold: 60 Events Varia - Programs
1980-1982

DESCRIPTION: Contains printed programs for various offical functions attended by WAW.

Box: 3 Fold: 61 Events Varia - Programs
1983-1985

DESCRIPTION: Contains printed programs for various official functions attended by WAW. Includes itinerary for the visit to Korea and Thailand of Pope John Paul II, 1984; the program for the installation of John Joseph O'Connor as eighth archbishop of New York, 1984; and the program for the visit to the Vatican of Ronald and Nancy Reagan, 1985.

Box: 3 Fold: 62 Events Varia - Schedules
1982-1983

DESCRIPTION: Contains typed and autograph (xerox copy) appointment schedules for WAW.

Box: 4 Fold: 1 Academic Affairs: Association of Governing Boards of Universities
1985-86

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence between WAW and Robert L. Gale, president, Association of Governing Boards of Universities & Colleges, Washington, DC. Concerns miscellaneous association business.

Box: 4 Fold: 2 Academic Affairs: Assumption College
1985-1986

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to WAW from Joseph H. Hogan, president. Concerns the presentation of an honorary doctor of laws degree to WAW. Includes program honoring WAW and Rev. Pio Laghi, Apostolic Pro-Nuncio to the US. Also includes 2 copies of the Assumption College Quarterly.

Box: 4 Fold: 3 Academic Affairs: Barry University
1984-1985

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence from Sister Jeanne O'Laughlin, president, and from John Laun, vice-president. Re conferral of honorary degree on WAW (program included). Includes university prospectus and annual report 1983.

Box: 4 Fold: 4 Academic Affairs: Johns Hopkins University
1984-1986

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence from R.G. Gard, Jr., director, Bologna Center, Johns Hopkins University, Bologna. Re the celebration of the foundation of the Bologna Center; conferral of honorary degree on Sandro Pertini, president of Italy, 1984.

Box: 4 Fold: 5 Academic Affairs: Sacred Heart University
1984-1986

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence from Thomas Patrick Melady, president of Sacred Heart University, Connecticut.

Box: 4 Fold: 6 Academic Affairs: University of California
1985-1986

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to WAW from various officials including, David Pierpont Gardner, pres., University of California, Berkeley; Charles E. Young, chancellor, University of California, Los Angeles. Concerns various policies and administrative matters relating to the university.

Box: 4 Fold: 7 US-Vatican Relations: Litigation
1984-1985

DESCRIPTION: Contains legal documents relating to litigation cases in the matter of Fred W. Phelps versus Ronald Reagan and WAW, and of Americans United for Separation of Church and State versus Ronald Reagan et al. Includes court summons, and plaintiff's interrogatories.

Box: 4 Fold: 8 Council of American Ambassadors
1985-1986

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence from Kenneth Rush, co-chairman; memoranda; member list/directory; and a report oft the Committee on African Development Stategies by Lawrence S. Eagleburger, and Donald F. McHenry, co-chairmen.

Box: 4 Fold: 9 CPDH - Human Rights Permanent Commission of Nicaragua
1985

DESCRIPTION: Contains petition for support from the commission to the Episcopal Conference of the US re allegations by the Sandinistas of support from American bishops against the Nicaraguan Catholic church.

Box: 4 Fold: 10 Human Resources Subcommittee Investigation
1984

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence from Don Albosta, chairman, to WAW re the investigation into possible unauthorized transfers of documents and information from the Carter adminsitration to the Reagan-Bush campaign of 1980. Includes copy of signed affadavit by WAW.

Box: 4 Fold: 11 Humanity International
1982

DESCRIPTION: Contains xerox copies of documents re the incorporation of Humanity International.

Box: 4 Fold: 12 International Catacomb Society
1985

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence from executive director Estelle S. Brettman to WAW re an exhibition by the society. Includes printed brochures for the exhibtition entitled, "Vaults of Memory."

Box: 4 Fold: 13 Israel - Jewish/Catholic Relations
1985-1986

DESCRIPTION: Contains copies of TLSs from Ray Helmick, SJ, Jesuit Community, Boston College, Massachusetts, to Yasser Arafat, chairman, Palestine Liberation Organisation; and to Bernard F. Cardinal Law, Archbishop of Boston, concerning the establishment of diplomatic relations between Israel and the Holy See.

Box: 4 Fold: 14 Pope John Paul II: Visit to Alaska
February 26, 1981

DESCRIPTION: Contains briefing paper and list with biographical data for US delegation to Anchorage to greet the Pope.

Box: 4 Fold: 15 Libya and Malta Relations
February 1986

DESCRIPTION: Contains and aide memoire on sanctions against Libya, declared by Malta in reaction to terrorist actions by Libya's Mohamar Ghaddafi in Rome and Vienna.

Box: 4 Fold: 16 Nuclear Policy: Reagan Civilian Nuclear Policy
August 1983

DESCRIPTION: Contains briefing points re US President Ronald Reagan's so-called Civilian Nuclear Policy.

Box: 4 Fold: 17 Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains professional resume of James R. Tourtellotte, chairman, Regulatory Reform Task Force Nuclear Tegulatory commission, Washington, DC.

Box: 4 Fold: 18 Pennzoil Company
1985

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence from Sally Hazen, corporate secretary, to WAW, a member of the board of directors of the Pennzoil Company.

Box: 4 Fold: 19 Pontifical Academy of Sciences
June 1986

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence and proposals to the National Academy of Sciences concerning the scientific workshop on remote sensing technology to be held at the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, Vatican City, June 16-20 1986.

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