- 1961 - 1999 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
No. of Boxes: 73
Name of creator
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Content and structure area
Scope and content
UN. Chef de Cabinet - 1961-1973: Narasimhan; 1979-1981: Ahmed; 1982-1993: Dayal
UN. Executive Assistant to the Secretary-General - 1974: Kittani and Ismat; 1975: Ahmed and Kittani; 1976-1978: Ahmed
Series consists of incoming and outgoing code cables - numbered and unnumbered including memorandums and situation reports. Correspondence is between top eschelon United Nations - UN officials at New York headquarters and United Nations personnel based in cities, such as Nicosia, Damascus, Bangkok, Baghdad, Luanda, Jerusalem, Tegucigalpa, Srinagar, Zagreb, and Windhoek. Subject matters discussed relate to administrative issues including office operations, personnel, facilities management and travel arrangements; humanitarian activity; political events; security matters; and the activities of peace-keeping and observer missions. Code cables are contained in boxes 1 through 72; requests for code clearances are located in box 73. Correspondents include Secretaries-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali, Javier Perez de Cuellar, Kurt Waldheim, and U Thant; Jean-Claude Aime, Executive Assistant to the Secretary-General and later Chief of Staff; and Under-Secretary-General of Special Political Affairs M. Goulding.
Accession numbers include: 89/29, boxes 1-6; 92/70, boxes 1-15; and 94/22, boxes 1-2.
Actual series size: 73 boxes.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Alphabetically by city thereunder chronologically.