Scope and content
contain correspondence with the United Nations, the Representative Assembly of Eritrea, the government of Ethiopia, the British Administering Authority, and others, and also cables, minutes, reports, speeches of E. Anze Matienzo, the Commissioner, to the General Assembly, memoranda, working papers, press releases, personnel files, maps, and clippings from the files of the Commissioner, the Principal Secretary, the Deputy Principal Secretary, and the Administrative Office concerning the drafting of a constitution for Eritrea, and other political, legal, economic, and social matters.
Of note are minutes, statements, and working papers of the Eritrean Assembly; drafts, 1951-1952, of the Eritrean Constitution; and a picture album presented to the Commission showing a "manifestation for independence" by local inhabitants. One box contains correspondence and case files, 1952-1954, of the United Nations Tribunal in Eritrea.
Fonds consist of the following Series:
S-0722 Subject Files - Tribunal
S-0721 Subject Files - Commissioner
S-0719 Correspondence Files - Principal Secretary - Dr. Lucas
S-0718 Subject Files - Commissioner
S-0717 Subject Files
S-0716 Subject Files - Principal Secretary
S-0715 Subject Files - Deputy Principal Secretary
S-0714 Administrative Files