Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum


Arthur Z. Gardiner Papers

Dates: 1941-1971.

Special Assistant, Bureau of Near Eastern, South Asian and African Affairs, Department of State, 1945-1954; Economic Counselor, U.S. Embassy in Vietnam, 1958-1962; Director, International Cooperation Administration Missions, Vietnam, 1958-1962; Economic Minister, U.S. Embassy in Tokyo, Japan, 1962-1975.

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ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION

Size: 3 linear feet
Access: Open.
Copyright: The donor gave to the U.S. government the copyrights in this material and in any other material received by the U.S. government and maintained in a depository administered by the National Archives and Records Administration. Documents created by U.S. government officials in the course of their official duties are in the public domain. Copyright interest in other documents presumably belongs to the creators of those documents, or their heirs.
Processed by: Dennis E. Bilger (1976).

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FOLDER TITLE LIST

    PERSONAL FILE, 1941-1969
Box 1
  • Personal and business correspondence, 1941-1947
  • Foreign Economic Administration and Economic Cooperation Administration correspondence, 1945-1949
  • State Department correspondence, 1951-1969
  • State Department certificates - Arthur Z. Gardiner, 1945-1962
  • Personnel - State Department - Arthur Z. Gardiner, 1947-1964
    MIDDLE EAST FILE
  • Middle East Institute (2 folders)
  • Speeches, 1948-1954
  • Pakistan - address lists
  • Pakistan - Service of Rememberance, Holy Trinity Church, Karachi
  • Pakistan - letter from President Dwight D. Eisenhower, November 9, 1955
  • Pakistan - speeches and drafts, 1955-1957
    FAR EAST FILE
Box 2
  • Japan - American Chambers of Commerce in Japan, 1964
  • Japan - American-Japan Society, Tokyo, 1963-1964
  • Japan - Appointment books (economist diary), 1962
  • Japan - Appointment books (economist diary), 1963
  • Japan - Appointment books (economist diary), 1964
  • Japan - Appointment books, 1965
  • Japan - Appointment books, 1966
Box 3
  • Japan - Appointment books, 1967
  • Japan - Appointment books, 1968
  • Japan - Appointment books, 1969-1970
  • Japan - Appointment books, 1972-1973
  • Japan - Appointment books, 1974
  • Japan - correspondence, 1964-1965
  • Japan - Economics Conference, 1964
  • Japan - Japan-American Society of Washington, D.C., 1973-1975
  • Japan - Letter from President John F. Kennedy, June 20, 1962
Box 4
  • Japan - Social Usage Abroad - State Department
  • Japan - Speech File, 1963-1975 (5 folders)
  • Japan - United States-Japan Trade Council, 1971-1973
Box 5
  • Vietnam - correspondence, 1960-1967
  • Vietnam - correspondence, 1968-1971
  • Vietnam - newsclippings, 1959-1962
  • Vietnam - newsclippings, 1964-1968
  • Vietnam - newsclippings, 1969-1973
Box 6
  • Vietnam - reports, 1959-1960
  • Vietnam - reports, 1962-1965
  • Vietnam - reports, 1966-1968
  • Vietnam - reports, 1970-1975
  • Vietnam - speeches, 1959-1960
  • Vietnam - speeches, 1961-1971
    INTERNATIONAL VOLUNTARY SERVICE FILE
Box 7
  • Circular letters, 1966-1975
  • Correspondence, 1965-1973
  • Executive Reports, 1964-1975 (2 folders)
  • Information bulletins (2 folders)
Box 8
  • IVS Reporter (bound copies), 1965-1970
  • IVS Reporter (unbound copies), 1967-1975
  • Vietnam reports, 1967 & 1969
  • The Vietnam Story by Winburn T. Thomas, 1972
    PUBLICATIONS FILE
Box 9
  • "The Decline of the West in the Middle East" by Albert Howrani - reprinted from International Affairs - Vol. XXIX, January-April 1953
  • Mutual Security Act Extension - Hearings before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs on H.R. 5710
  • Mutual Security Act of 1954 - Hearings before the House Comittee on Foreign Affairs on the Mutual Security Act of 1954
  • Commission on Foreign Economic Policy - minority report, 1954
  • Commission on Foreign Economic Policy - report to the President and the Congress, January 1954
Box 10
  • Commision on Foreign Policy, February 1954
  • Mutual Security Appropriations for 1953
  • Aid to the Palestine Refugees - State Department publication 4191, April 1951
  • Assistance to the Palestine Refugees - United Nations General Assembly - Paris, 1951
  • Land and Poverty in the Middle East by Doreen Harriner - Royal Institute of International Affairs
  • The Mutual Security Programs - message on foreign aid sent by the President to Congress, May 24, 1951
  • The Palestine Refugees by Fayez A. Sayegh
  • United Nations General Assembly - Report by Francis P. Bolton and James P. Richards, April 26, 1954
  • Toward a Stronger Foreign Service - Report of the Secretary of State's Public Commitee on Personnel, June 1954
  • Jordan River Partition by Georgiana G. Stevens, Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace, Stanford University, 1965
  • Jordan Waters Conflict by Katheryn B. Doherty, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, May 1965
Box 11
  • Mutual Security Act of 1952 - Hearings before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, April 1952
  • Mutual Security Act Extension - Hearings before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, March-April 1952
  • Assistance to Palestine Refugees - United Nations General Assembly - Report on the Director of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East - Paris, 1951
  • The Palestine Refugee Program - State Department publication 3757, February 1950
  • Congressional Record - February 27, 1968
    CROSS REFERENCE FILE
    Material transferred to audiovisual collection:
  • 1. Album of photos re travels of A. Gardiner in Japan, 1962-1964 (4 albums)
  • 2. Photo album re Vietnamese Women's Day (1960) and photos of dinner for departing USOM Director Barrows
  • 3. Album of photos by A. Gardiner as Director U.S. Operations Mission, Vietnam (1958-1962) (3 albums)
  • 4. Green photo album re scenes in Vietnam and the Phillippines
  • 5. Album: the Old and the New Japan
  • 6. Album in commemoration of the visit of Minister and Mrs. A. Z. Gardiner to Our Company, Toyo Kogyo Co., Ltd., Hiroshima, Japan, March 19-20, 1964
  • 7. Slides taken while A. Gardiner was Director of U.S. Operations Missions, Vietnam

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