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J. GRAHAM PARSONS PAPERS
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Box: 4 Fold: 26 Far Eastern Affairs - Photographs: Lao Embassy Farewell
1961

DESCRIPTION: Contains newsclippings and b/w photographs re reception given by the embassy of Laos for J. Graham Parsons on retirement from appointment as assistant secretary of state for Far Eastern Affairs.

Box: 4 Fold: 27 Far Eastern Affairs - Photographs: America-Japan Society
c.1959

DESCRIPTION: Contains b/w photographs of J. Graham Parsons speaking at the America-Japan Society, Tokyo, while on tour of the Far East, 1959.

Box: 4 Fold: 28 Far Eastern Affairs - Photographs: Phoui Sananikone Visit
undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains b/w photographs of visit by prime minister of Laos, Phoui Sananikone. Included in shots are U.S. assistant secretary of state for Far Eastern Affairs, and President Nixon.

Box: 4 Fold: 29 Far Eastern Affairs - Photographs: Taipei & UPI
November 1959

DESCRIPTION: Contains b/w photographs of inauguration of the United Press International worldwide radiophoto system at the Central Daily News of Taipei. Includes photoreproductions of TLS from J. Graham Parsons to Chien-chung Hu, publisher, Central Daily News; and TLS from Frank H. Bartholomew, president of UPI to Chien-chung Hu.

Box: 4 Fold: 30 Far Eastern Affairs - Photographs: Vietnam
March 1960

DESCRIPTION: Contains b/w photographs of taken of meeting of J. Graham Parsons with officials in Vietnam. Occasion not identified. Captions in Vietnamese.

Box: 4 Fold: 31 Far Eastern Affairs - Photographs: Miscellaneous
1958-61

DESCRIPTION: Contains b/w and color photographs taken on various occasions (most unidentified) during appointment of J. Graham Parsons as deputy assistant/assistant secretary of state for Far Eastern Affairs. Identified occasions include: 1. Far East-America Council of Commerce and Industry, Australia-U.S. Conference, May 19, 1959. 2. Thai party, January 29, 19?

Box: 4 Fold: 32 Sweden - Dean Acheson
June 8-16, 1965

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence with J. Graham Parsons from Dean Acheson during appointment as U.S. ambassador to Sweden. Reference to Walter Lippmann and image of U.S. abroad.

Box: 4 Fold: 33 Sweden - Samuel D. Berger
1964-1967

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence with J. Graham Parsons from Samuel D. Berger during appointment as U.S. ambassador to Sweden.

Box: 4 Fold: 34 Sweden - William D. Boulton
1963-5

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence with J. Graham Parsons from William D. Boulton during appointment as U.S. ambassador to Sweden. Reference to death of John F. Kennedy; and to U.S. refusal to allow Communist China into United Nations.

Box: 4 Fold: 35 Sweden - Ellis O. Briggs
1961-63

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence with J. Graham Parsons from Ellis O. Briggs during appointment as U.S. ambassador to Sweden. Includes copies of correspondence from Briggs to James K. Penfield and to Sen. James W. Fulbright (1966). Also transcript of commencement address at Nasson College, Maine, 1966.

Box: 4 Fold: 36 Sweden - Winthrop G. Brown
1963-67

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence with J. Graham Parsons from Winthrop G. Brown during appointment as U.S. ambassador to Sweden. References to 1. Brown's work in Korea as U.S. ambassador (N.B. TLS 7/1/65, 8/1/65, 12/1/65, 3/15/66 and 11/6/66); 2. Arthur Schlesinger's book, "A Thousand Days, John F. Kennedy in the White House"; 3. Laos.

Box: 4 Fold: 37 Sweden - William J. Crockett
1965

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence with J. Graham Parsons from William C. Crockett, during appointment as U.S. ambassador to Sweden, re personnel matters.



Box: 4 Fold: 38 Sweden - Bing Crosby
1966

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence with J. Graham Parsons from Bing Crosby during appointment as U.S. ambassador to Sweden. Total: 3 ALS dated 3/18/1966, 3/28/1966, and 4/11/1966, with reference to Prince Bertil of Sweden.

Box: 4 Fold: 39 Sweden - Dwight D. Eisenhower: Visit 1962 - Correspondence
July 1962

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence from Dwight D. Eisenhower to J. Graham Parsons, re the former's visit to Sweden, 1962. Total 3 letters: TLS 7/16/1962, TLS 7/31/1962, and 1 autograph transcription of undated letter. Includes xerox copies for dated letters.

Box: 4 Fold: 40 Sweden - Dwight D. Eisenhower: Visit 1962 - Memos/Itineraries
July 1962

DESCRIPTION: Contains mimeograph copies of typed U.S. embassy memoranda and itineraries relating to the visit of Dwight D. Eisenhower to Sweden.

Box: 4 Fold: 41 Sweden - Dwight D. Eisenhower: Visit 1962 - Photographs
July 1962

DESCRIPTION: Contains b/w photographs taken during visit of Dwight D. Eisenhower to Sweden.

Box: 4 Fold: 42 Sweden - Dwight D. Eisenhower: Visit 1962 - Newsclippings
July-August 1962

DESCRIPTION: Contains Swedish newspaper/journal article clippings concerning visit of Dwight D. Eisenhower to Sweden.

Box: 4 Fold: 43 Sweden - John H. Glen, Jr.
1966

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS dated 6/24/1966 from John H. Glenn, Jr. to J. Graham Parsons, re visit to Sweden. Includes inscribed, signed b/w photograph dated 5/13/1966.

Box: 4 Fold: 44 Sweden - Alfred le S. Jenkins
1965-67

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence with J. Graham Parsons from Alfred le S. Jenkins, U.S. Foreign Service inspector, during appointment as U.S. ambassador to Sweden. Reference among other matters, to developments in Communist China (see TLS 1/19/1967).

Box: 4 Fold: 45 Sweden - Lyndon B. Johnson
1963-67

DESCRIPTION: Contains the following items relating to Lyndon B. Johnson: 1. TLS dated 9/8/1963 from Lady Bird Johnson to Margaret Parsons; 2. TLS dated 9/9/1963 from Lyndon B. Johnson to J. Graham Parsons re visit to Sweden; 3. TLS dated 3/22/1967 from Lyndon B. Johnson to J. Graham Parsons, acknowledging with regret the latter's notice of resignation from post; and 4. official invitation to the inauguration of Lyndon B. Johnson as U.S. president, dated 1/20/1965.



Box: 4 Fold: 46 Sweden - Lyndon B. Johnson: Visit 1963
September 3-6, 1963

DESCRIPTION: Contains items relating to visit of Lyndon B. Johnson to Sweden. Includes U.S. embassy memoranda/itineraries/schedules; reception programs/menus/invitation; and news article clippings.

Box: 4 Fold: 47 Sweden - John F. Kennedy
1961-66

DESCRIPTION: Contains items relating to John F. Kennedy: 1. ALS dated 3/25/1966 from Rose Kennedy to Margaret Parsons, re her visit to Sweden; 2. copies of typed White House log of President Kennedy's engagements at which J. Graham Parsons was present, 1/28/1961-3/29/1961; 3. Printed Christmas card from President and Mrs. Kennedy, 1961; 4. Two invitations to luncheons from Kennedy to J. Graham Parsons, 2/24/1961 & 3/3/1961 each with admission cards; 5. Printed copy of inaugural address of John F. Kennedy, 1/20/1961; and 6. News article clippings (English & Swedish, re Kennedy.

Box: 4 Fold: 48 Sweden - John F. Kennedy: Death
November 1963

DESCRIPTION: Contains items relating to the death of John F. Kennedy: memoranda from J. Graham Parsons announcing the death; grievance acknowledgement cards from the U.S. embassy/ambassador in Sweden; mass program; English translations of Swedish news articles re the assassination.

Box: 4 Fold: 49 Sweden - John F. Kennedy: Death
November 23, 1963

DESCRIPTION: Contains b/w photographs of Swedish dignitaries/officials meeting U.S. ambassador J. Graham Parsons on the occasion of the death of John F. Kennedy.

Box: 4 Fold: 50 Sweden - John F. Kennedy: Death
November 1963

DESCRIPTION: Contains English and Swedish news article clippings re assassination of John F. Kennedy.

Box: 4 Fold: 51 Sweden - Harry F. Kern
March 1963 to April 1967

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence with J. Graham Parsons as U.S. ambassador to Sweden, from Harry F. Kern, director, "Foreign Reports." References to Japan, including copies of reports by Kern entitled, "Buddhism in Politics: Postwar Turning Point for Japan?"; "Japan: Turning Point for Ikeda"; "Japan: elections and the Fight for Power in the Conservative Party"; "Japan: More Troubles for Ikeda"; "Japan and Asia"; "Japan: The Sato Government"; "Johnson-Sato Meeting"; "Japan: Prospects for Sato"; "Japan: Facing the Realities"; "Japan: Toward a New Identity"; "Japan."

Box: 4 Fold: 52 Sweden - Douglas MacArthur II
1961-66

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence with J. Graham Parsons as U.S. ambassador to Sweden, from Douglas MacArthur II, re congratulations on appointment to Sweden. Total: 1 TLS dated 3/2/1961; 1 TLS copy dated 11/28/1966.



Box: 4 Fold: 53 Sweden - William M. Owen
1962-67

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence with J. Graham Parsons as U.S. ambassador to Sweden, from William M. Owen, U.S. first secretary, Philippines.

Box: 4 Fold: 54 Sweden - James K. Penfield
1963-67

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence with J. Graham Parsons during appointment as U.S. ambassador to Sweden, from James K. Penfield. References to U.S.-Iceland civil aviation discussions (1963); Ellis Briggs; and miscellaneous embassy matters re Sweden.

Box: 4 Fold: 55 Sweden - John Scott
1965-66

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence with J. Graham Parsons during appointment as U.S. ambassador to Sweden, from John Scott, Time magazine.

Box: 4 Fold: 56 Sweden - Sophocles Salvanos
1967-8

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence with J. Graham Parsons during appointment as U.S. ambassador to Sweden, from Sophocles Salvanos, employee. Includes TLS from Turner C. Cameron, Jr., re employment opportunities for Salvanos at various U.S. embassies.

Box: 4 Fold: 57 Sweden - John Steeves
1961-1962

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence with J. Graham Parsons during appointment as U.S. ambassador to Sweden, from John Steeves, deputy assistant secretary of state for Far Eastern Affairs. References to developments in the Bureau of Far Eastern Affairs including the Porter Hardy committee investigation of U.S. aid operations in Laos.

Box: 4 Fold: 58 Sweden - John Steeves
1964-66

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence with J. Graham Parsons during appointment as U.S. ambassador to Sweden, from John Steeves, director general, U.S. Foreign Service. References to Steeves' new appointment as director general.

Box: 4 Fold: 59 Sweden - John Steeves
1967-9

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence with J. Graham Parsons during appointment as U.S. ambassador to Sweden, from John Steeves. References to developments in U.S. Foreign Service, appointments, etc.

Box: 4 Fold: 59.1 Sweden - John Steinbeck
December 27, 1962

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS from John Steinbeck to J. Graham Parsons: "...Our thanks go to you two as twin towers of strength to us in the recent affair of the Awards..."

Box: 4 Fold: 60 Sweden - James B. Stewart
1965

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence with J. Graham Parsons during appointment as U.S. ambassador to Sweden, from James B. Stewart, re information about Parsons' daughter Mrs. Jane Lyons.

Box: 4 Fold: 61 Sweden - Harry S. Truman
1962-67

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence with J. Graham Parsons during appointment as U.S. ambassador to Sweden, from Harry S. Truman. Total: 1 TLS dated 4/5/1962 (with envelope); and 1 TLS dated 3/28/1967.

Box: 4 Fold: 62 Sweden - J. Owen Zurhellen, Jr.
1964-66

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence with J. Graham Parsons during appointment as U.S. ambassador to Sweden, from J. Owen Zurhellen, Jr., U.S. embassy counselor for political affairs, Tokyo. References to U.S.-Japanese agreement re nuclear power. Also reference to Bikini atoll (with clipping).

Box: 5 Fold: 1 Sweden 1961-67 - Correspondence A
1961-67

DESCRIPTION: Personal/professional correspondence received/sent by J. Graham Parsons during appointment as U.S. ambassador to Sweden. Includes correspondence with Robert Akers (deputy director, U.S. Information Service); George R. Andrews.

Box: 5 Fold: 2 Sweden 1961-67 - Correspondence B
1961-67

DESCRIPTION: Personal/professional correspondence received/sent by J. Graham Parsons during appointment as U.S. ambassador to Sweden. Includes correspondence with S.M. Backe; George Barraclough; Edward L. Bartlett (copies); Wilson T.M. Beale; E.B. Bearnarth (vice president, Swedish-America Line); James Bonbright; Philip W. Bonsal; Peter M. Boulton; Arleigh Burke.

Box: 5 Fold: 3 Sweden 1961-67 - Correspondence C
1961-67

DESCRIPTION: Personal/professional correspondence received/sent by J. Graham Parsons during appointment as U.S. ambassador to Sweden. Includes correspondence with Turner Cameron, Jr.; John Crocker (Groton School); Philip K. Crowe.

Box: 5 Fold: 4 Sweden 1961-67 - Correspondence D
1961-67

DESCRIPTION: Personal/professional correspondence received/sent by J. Graham Parsons during appointment as U.S. ambassador to Sweden. Includes correspondence with Douglas Dillon; Allen W. Dulles (1 TLS 12/12/1961); James Clement Dunn.

Box: 5 Fold: 5 Sweden 1961-67 - Correspondence E-F
1961-67

DESCRIPTION: Personal/professional correspondence received/sent by J. Graham Parsons during appointment as U.S. ambassador to Sweden. Includes correspondence with C. Burke Elbrick; James A. Farley (chairman of the board, Coca-Cola Export Corporation); Barbara Foster (Mrs. Andrew Foster).

Box: 5 Fold: 6 Sweden 1961-67 - Correspondence G-J
1961-67

DESCRIPTION: Personal/professional correspondence received/sent by J. Graham Parsons during appointment as U.S. ambassador to Sweden. Includes correspondence with Joseph Grew (2 TLS 6/7/1961, 6/11/1963); Mildred Hughes (exec. vice president, Far East-America Council, New York); Alfred Jenkins (National Security Council); Herschel V. Johnson.

Box: 5 Fold: 7 Sweden 1961-67 - Correspondence K-M
1961-67

DESCRIPTION: Personal/professional correspondence received/sent by J. Graham Parsons during appointment as U.S. ambassador to Sweden. Includes correspondence with Harry F. Kern; William R. Langdon; John M. Leddy; Cecil B. Lyon; John Gordon Mein; Roy M. Melbourne; Livingston T. Merchant; George C. McGhee (carbon from Parsons); David H. McKillop; George Morgan; Robert Murphy.

Box: 5 Fold: 8 Sweden 1961-67 - Correspondence N-P
1961-67

DESCRIPTION: Personal/professional correspondence received/sent by J. Graham Parsons during appointment as U.S. ambassador to Sweden. Includes correspondence with Joseph Palmer II (dir. general, U.S. Foreign Service); Paul H. Pearson (carbon from Parsons); Avery Peterson; Herman Pollack; Per C. Proitz (first secretary, Norwegian embassy, Brazil).

Box: 5 Fold: 9 Sweden 1961-67 - Correspondence R
1961-67

DESCRIPTION: Personal/professional correspondence received/sent by J. Graham Parsons during appointment as U.S. ambassador to Sweden. Includes correspondence with Arthur L. Richards; Walter S. Robertson.

Box: 5 Fold: 10 Sweden 1961-67 - Correspondence S-T
1961-67

DESCRIPTION: Personal/professional correspondence received/sent by J. Graham Parsons during appointment as U.S. ambassador to Sweden. Includes correspondence with Joseph C. Satterthwaite; Earl of Selkirk (United Kingdom Commissioner for Singapore and Commissioner-General for Southeast Asia); H. Alexander Smith; Hamilton Southworth; Anson Phelps Stokes; William H. Sullivan; Marshall W.S. Swan; Margaret Tibbetts; Benson E.L. Timmons (carbons from Parsons); Truong-vinh Le (president national assembly, Vietnam).

Box: 5 Fold: 11 Sweden 1961-67 - Correspondence W-Y
1961-7

DESCRIPTION: Personal/professional correspondence received/sent by J. Graham Parsons during appointment as U.S. ambassador to Sweden. Includes correspondence with Katharine E. White.

Box: 5 Fold: 12 Sweden 1961-67 - Correspondence Unidentified
1961-67

DESCRIPTION: Personal/professional correspondence received/sent by J. Graham Parsons during appointment as U.S. ambassador to Sweden. Correspondents not identified.

Box: 5 Fold: 13 Sweden - Memoranda (Miscellaneous)
1961-67

DESCRIPTION: Contains miscellaneous memoranda relating to matters at the U.S. embassy in Sweden during appointment of J. Graham Parsons as ambassador. Includes embassy news releases announcing Parsons' appointment; protocol for wedding of Princess Birgitta and Prince Johann Georg of Hohenzollern (5/25/1961); agendas and schedules for various visits taken by Parsons in Sweden; copy of letter from the Norby-Valsatra Social Democratic Association with copy of reply from Parsons re U.S. intervention in Vietnam (2/14 and 2/24 1967).

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