Series Asia and Far East Missions and Commissions - Subject Files - S-0277

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S-0277

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Asia and Far East Missions and Commissions - Subject Files

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  • 1958 - 1979 (Creation)

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No. of Boxes: 16

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Under-Secretary-General for Special Political Affairs (1958-1972: Bunche)
Under-Secretary-General for Special Political Affairs (1974-1985: Urquhart)

Series consists of correspondence, photographs, maps, press releases, statements by secretary-general, UN documents, mission reports and records of meetings relating to UN missions and commissions in Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam, Korea, West New Guinea, and Malaysia. Documented are activities of the Security Council sub-commission on Laos, the mission of Special Representative of the Secretary-General Nils Gussing to Cambodia, the mission of Baron Back-Friis to Cambodia/Thailand, UN administration of West New Guinea and mediation between the Netherlands and Indonesia, UN assistance to Indo-China, and the establishment of Memorial cemetery in Korea.
Correspondents include Jose Rolz-Bennett Coordinator of Rehabilitation Assistance of Vietnam Victor Umbricht, Director of the Human Rights Division John Humphrey, Economic adviser on Vietnam operations Bernard Oury, representatives of the Secretary-General Nils Gussing and Baron Beck-Friis, Ambassador Herbert de Ribbing, and Secretaries-General Dag Hammarskjold, U Thant, Kurt Waldheim.

Boxes 1-3 are missing

Accession numbers are 75/7 and 72/88

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Related to: 1975/0007: Working and Administrative Files of the OUSGSPA
Related to: 1972/0088: Files of the Office of the Under-Secretary-General for Special Political Affairs
Is superseded by: 1983/0001: Files of the USG for Special Political Affairs a) Vietnam b) Indochina

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DAG-1 /2.2.3.1, box 4-19

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