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J. GRAHAM PARSONS PAPERS
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Box: 12 Fold: 9 Speech File (Background Material)
undated

DESCRIPTION: Reports, articles, memoranda collected by J. Graham Parsons for the preparation of speeches.

Box: 12 Fold: 10 Oral History Projects: J.F. Kennedy & Harry S. Truman Libraries
1969-78

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to J. Graham Parsons from the John F. Kennedy and Harry S. Truman libraries relating to obtaining an interview for oral history projects conducted by both institutions.

Box: 12 Fold: 11 Oral History Projects: J.F. Kennedy & Harry S. Truman Libraries
1974-78

DESCRIPTION: Transcripts of oral history interviews of J. Graham Parsons conducted by the John F. Kennedy and Harry S. Truman libraries.

Box: 12 Fold: 12 Oral History Projects: Georgetown University Library
1987-90

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence from Stuart Kennedy, director, Foreign Affairs Oral History Program, Georgetown University Library and the Association of Diplomatic Studies, Washington, D.C., re oral history interview of J. Graham Parsons. (Printed transcript available in the Special Collections Division of Georgetown University Library.)

Box: 12 Fold: 13 J. Graham Parsons Papers: Herbert Hoover Library
1989-90

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to J. Graham Parsons from Herbert Hoover Library soliciting the former's papers.

Box: 12 Fold: 14 Interview: Radio Press Conference
6/28/1959

DESCRIPTION: Transcript of radio broadcast of discussion panel on Communist China. Guest speaker: J. Graham Parsons.

Box: 12 Fold: 15 Interview: Voice of America
July 1959

DESCRIPTION: Transcript of questions from broadcast interview from Voice of America, re Far East Asia.

Box: 12 Fold: 16 Interview: WRCA-TV and NBC Television
9/9/1959

DESCRIPTION: Transcript of interview of J. Graham Parsons by WRCA-TV and NBC Television Network. Topic: Southeast Asian Treaty Organization (SEATO).

Box: 12 Fold: 17 Interview: Frihet Magazine, Stockholm
2/1/1963

DESCRIPTION: Transcript of interview of J. Graham Parsons by Frihet magazine in Stockholm. Topics includes Gen. De Gaulle and U.S.S.R.

Box: 12 Fold: 18 Interview: Dagens Nyheter
1/28/1967

DESCRIPTION: Transcript of interview of J. Graham Parsons for Swedish newspaper, "Dagens Nyheter." Topic: Security and vandalism issues at the U.S. embassy in Stockholm. Includes photographs of Parsons with security officers on embassy grounds.

Box: 12 Fold: 19 Interview: Expressen (magazine, Sweden)
February 1967

DESCRIPTION: Transcript of interview of J. Graham Parsons for Expressen magazine. Topic: Security and vandalism issues at U.S. embassy in Stockholm.

Box: 12 Fold: 20 Interview: Expressen (magazine, Sweden)
February 4, 1967

DESCRIPTION: Newsclipping of Expressen interview (see Folder 12:19).

Box: 12 Fold: 21 Interview: re Article by Wilfrid Fleisher
3/9/1967

DESCRIPTION: Transcript of interview of J. Graham Parsons for article by Wilfrid Fleisher re U.S. embassy responses to Vietnam war protests in Sweden.

Box: 12 Fold: 22 Interview: Sydsvenska Dagbladet (newspaper, Sweden)
3/12/1967

DESCRIPTION: Clipping of printed interview of J. Graham Parsons for article in the Swedish newspaper, "Sydvenska Dagbladet." Topic: U.S. policy during Vietnam War.

Box: 12 Fold: 23 Interview: David Mabon
3/30/1984

DESCRIPTION: Transcript of interview of J. Graham Parsons by David Mabon, re U.S. policy in Vietnam during Parsons' appointment in the office of Far Eastern Affairs, U.S. State Department.

Box: 12 Fold: 24 "The Berkshire Eagle" - Correspondence & Manuscripts
1974-85

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence and manuscripts (primarily letters-to-the-editor articles) from J. Graham Parsons to the "Berkshire Eagle" (newspaper).

Box: 12 Fold: 25 "New York Times" - Correspondence & Manuscripts
1978-9

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence and letters-to-the-editor from J. Graham Parsons to the New York Times.

Box: 12 Fold: 26 Manuscript: "A Bit of the Creation"
June 1951-July 1953

DESCRIPTION: Typed manuscript by J. Graham Parsons, entitled, "A Bit of the Creation," re the bureau of European Affairs, U.S. State Department.

Box: 12 Fold: 27 Manuscript: "Foster Dulles Visits Laos"
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DESCRIPTION: Typed manuscript by J. Graham Parsons, entitled, "Foster Dulles Visits Laos."

Box: 12 Fold: 28 Manuscript: "Echo from Avon"
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DESCRIPTION: Typed manuscript by J. Graham Parsons, entitled, "Echo from Avon." (Humourous piece)

Box: 12 Fold: 29 Manuscript: "Foreign Affairs: Method as well as Substance"
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DESCRIPTION: Typed manuscript by J. Graham Parsons, entitled, "Foreign Affairs: Method as Well as Substance," re U.S. foreign policy.

Box: 12 Fold: 30 Manuscript: "The Far Eastern Bureau"
1958-1961

DESCRIPTION: Typed manuscript by J. Graham Parsons, entitled, "The Far Eastern Bureau" of the U.S. State Department.

Box: 12 Fold: 31 Manuscript: "Foreign Trade: Welfare or Warfare"
10/13/1958

DESCRIPTION: Printed article by J. Graham Parsons, "Foreign Trade: Welfare or Warfare" (The Department of State Bulletin, Oct.13, 1958).

Box: 12 Fold: 32 Manuscript: "The Goat with the Bright Green Horns"
1948-50

DESCRIPTION: Typed manuscript by J. Graham Parsons, entitled, "The Goat with the Bright Green Horns."

Box: 12 Fold: 33 Manuscript: "How I Entered the Foreign Service"
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DESCRIPTION: Typed manuscript by J. Graham Parsons, entitled, "How I Entered the Foreign Service."

Box: 12 Fold: 34 Manuscript: "How I Left the Foreign Service"
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DESCRIPTION: Typed manuscript by J. Graham Parsons, entitled, "How I Left the Foreign Service."

Box: 12 Fold: 35 Manuscript: "International Posture of Sweden"
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DESCRIPTION: Typed manuscript by J. Graham Parsons, entitled, "The International Posture of Sweden."

Box: 12 Fold: 36 Manuscript: "Japanese Case for New Security Treaty"
1958

DESCRIPTION: Typed manuscript by J. Graham Parsons, entitled, "Japanese Case for New Security Treaty."

Box: 12 Fold: 37 Manuscript: "Laos 1956-58"
1956-58

DESCRIPTION: Typed manuscript by J. Graham Parsons, entitled, "Laos 1956-58."

Box: 12 Fold: 38 Manuscript: "Leo the Lao"
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DESCRIPTION: Typed manuscript by J. Graham Parsons, entitled, "Leo the Lao" re experiences during residency in Laos.



Box: 12 Fold: 39 Manuscript: "The Eloquent Tribute"
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DESCRIPTION: Typed manuscript by J. Graham Parsons, entitled, "The Eloquent Tribute," re assassination of John F. Kennedy.

Box: 12 Fold: 40 Manuscript: "Southeast Asia 1950-60"
1959

DESCRIPTION: Typed manuscript by J. Graham Parsons, entitled, "Southeast Asia 1950-60." Includes correspondence with Stanley K. Hornbeck.

Box: 12 Fold: 41 Manuscript: "Three Audiences of Pius XII"
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DESCRIPTION: Typed manuscript by J. Graham Parsons, entitled, "Three Audiences of Pius XII," re Parsons' appointment at the Vatican during 1947-48 as assistant to the U.S. personal representative to Pope Pius XII.

Box: 12 Fold: 42 Manuscript: "Tom Dooley - To Light a Candle"
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DESCRIPTION: Typed manuscript by J. Graham Parsons, entitled, "Tom Dooley - To Light a Candle."

Box: 12 Fold: 43 Manuscript: "With Dog and Shot through Shanhaikwan"
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DESCRIPTION: Typed manuscript by J. Graham Parsons, entitled, "With Dog and Shot through Shanhaikwan." Re experiences during appointment in Mukden, Manchuria.

Box: 12 Fold: 44 Notebooks
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DESCRIPTION: Notebooks kept by J. Graham Parsons.

Box: 12 Fold: 45 Notebooks
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DESCRIPTION: Notebooks kept by J. Graham Parsons.

Box: 12 Fold: 46 Notebooks
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DESCRIPTION: Notebooks kept by J. Graham Parsons.

Box: 12 Fold: 47 Notebooks - French
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DESCRIPTION: Notebooks kept by J. Graham Parsons for French language classes.

Box: 12 Fold: 48 Notebooks: Spanish
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DESCRIPTION: Notebooks kept by J. Graham Parsons for Spanish language classes.

Box: 12 Fold: 49 Address book
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DESCRIPTION: Address book belonging to J. Graham Parsons.

Box: 12 Fold: 50 Appointment Books
1958-9

DESCRIPTION: Appointment books kept by J. Graham Parsons.

Box: 12 Fold: 51 Diary 1923-4
1923-24

DESCRIPTION: Diary of J. Graham Parsons for 1923-24



Box: 12 Fold: 52 Diary 1933
1933

DESCRIPTION: Diary of J. Graham Parsons for 1933.

Box: 13 Fold: 1 Manuscripts: Correspondence (Miscellaneous)
c.1979-85

DESCRIPTION: Miscellaneous correspondence to J. Graham Parsons from friends, editors, publishers relating to manuscripts submitted by the former for consideration. Includes correspondence with Martin F. Herz; John M. Steeves; Burke Wilkinson.

Box: 13 Fold: 2 Manuscripts: "Vignettes" - Correspondence
1978-80

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to J. Graham Parsons from friends and editors concerning the former's proposal to write and publish a series of vignettes/reminiscences relating to his experiences as a U.S. diplomat. Includes correspondence with Martin Arnold (asst. ed., New York Times Magazine); William F. Bundy (ed., Foreign Affairs journal); C. Michael Curtis (assoc. ed., The Atlantic Monthly); John K. Emmerson; Ralph Hilton (author); Peter F. Krogh (dean of Georgetown University School of Foreign Service); Jack K. McFall; Hamilton Southworth; Burke Wilkinson; Takeshi Yasukawa; J. Owen Zurhellen, Jr. Includes outline and notes of proposed vignettes.

Box: 13 Fold: 3 Memoirs - Correspondence: Charles Backus/University Press of New Engla
1986

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence relating to proposed writing and publication of memoirs of J. Graham Parsons. Correspondence with Charles Backus, acquisitions editor, University Press of New England.

Box: 13 Fold: 4 Memoirs - Correspondence: Thomas Paterson/Barney J. Rickman
1986

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence relating to proposed writing and publication of memoirs of J. Graham Parsons. Correspondence with Thomas Paterson and Barney J. Rickman at the University of Connecticut.

Box: 13 Fold: 5 Memoirs - Correspondence: Erik Erikson/Patricia Newforth
1988

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence relating to proposed writing and publication of memoirs of J. Graham Parsons. Correspondence with Erik Erikson and Patricia Newforth, Indiana University Press.

Box: 13 Fold: 6 Memoirs - Correspondence (Miscellaneous)
1980-85

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence relating to proposed writing and publication of memoirs of J. Graham Parsons. Correspondence with Sverre M. Backe; John S. Ellsworth, Jr.; David W. Mabon; Matthew E. Pearson; Gerard C. Smith; John M. Steeves; Burke Wilkinson.

Box: 13 Fold: 7 Manuscripts - Miscellaneous Notes
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DESCRIPTION: Miscellaneous autograph notes by J. Graham Parsons.

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