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June 7, 1984

Information About the State Visit of the General Secretary of the WPK CC and President of the DPRK, Kim Il Sung, to the GDR

A comprehensive overview of North Korean-East German ties as well as North Korea's overall foreign relations in light of a visit to the GDR made by Kim Il Sung.

November 16, 1972

From the Journal of N.G. Sudarikov, 'Record of a Conversation with Kim Il Sung, General Secretary of the KWP CC and Chairman of the DPRK Cabinet of Ministers, 9 October 1972'

Kim Il Sung briefs Sudarikov on North Korea’s recent economic development, including the number of ongoing construction projects and the expansion of light industry enterprises. Kim also discusses the meeting between Yoon Ki-bok and Lee Hu-rak and how North and South Korea are interested in establishing a coordinating committee.

July 3, 1972

From the Journal of Y.D. Fadeev, 'Record of Conversation between I.T. Novikov, Deputy Chairman of the USSR Council of Ministers, and Kim Il Sung, General Secretary of the KWP CC and Chairman of the DPRK Cabinet of Ministers, 28 June 1972'

Novikov and Kim Il Sung discuss the DPRK’s trade and economy, emphasizing the increasing cooperation among the socialist countries through the Council for Mutual Economic Assistance (Comecon). In addition, Kim Il Sung mentions that the North has secret contacts in South Korea in order to gain a better understanding of the internal situation in Seoul.


AKRO Commodities Corporation, 'Proposed Outline of Relationship with Republic of Korea on Scrap Disposal'

Proposal sent through John W. Staggers to invest in four smelting plants in Korea for processing scrap.

February 17, 1955

Letter, Harold Lady to Syngman Rhee

Harold Lady writes suggesting the credit ceiling be lifted to help with Korea's economic recovery.

February 24, 1955

Letter, Harold Lady to Syngman Rhee

Harold Lady recommends developing a plan for improving Korea's truck transportation system.


Brochure, International Resources Engineering and Exploration Group

Various methods for examining geology are explained with pictures.

May 10, 1955

Letter, Harold Lady to Syngman Rhee

Information about a company for a geological survey of Korea recommended from McGraw. Harold Lady thought a survey of petroleum geology and mineral deposits was necessary for Korea.

May 27, 1955

Letter, J. W. Staggers to Syngman Rhee

Staggers explains his activities related to the Grafe-Callahan Company "tungsten deal."

June 28, 1955

Letter, Syngman Rhee to J. W. Staggers

Syngman Rhee explains why Grafe-Callahan Company's bid was rejected for the tungsten contract.