Series Administrative Files of the Office of the Special Assistant to the Personal Representative of the Secretary-General, Dr. Ralph Bunche - S-0605

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S-0605

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Administrative Files of the Office of the Special Assistant to the Personal Representative of the Secretary-General, Dr. Ralph Bunche

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  • 1938 - 1948 (Creation)

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No. of Boxes: 4

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Office of the Special Assistant to the Personal Representative of the Secretary-General

Series consists of correspondence, memoranda, incoming and outgoing cables, itineraries, reports, agendas for meetings, maps of Palestine, notes from informal meetings, and written testimonies. Subjects include but are not limited to the following: outline of a confederation scheme; draft of rules of procedure for hearings, testimonies, and expert advice; Arab and Jewish claims and formal disagreements; drafts of project to create a federal state; code list; proposals, correspondence and written testimonies from many Jewish and Arab organizations including the Arab Bank, Mr. David Ben-Gurion of the Jewish Agency for Palestine, The Central Committee of the Communist Party of Palestine, Hadassah: The Women's Zionist Organization of America, and League for Jewish-Arab Rapprochement and Cooperation. Correspondents include Secretary-General Dr. Ralph Bunche; Mr. Emil Sandstrop, Chairman, UNSCOP;and Peter Anker, UN Mission Somoa.

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Arranged alphabetically by subject.

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DAG-13/3.0.1, boxes 1-5

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