- 1961 - 1962 (Creation)
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UN. Executive Assistant to the Secretary-General - 1946-1961: Cordier
Under Secretary-General in Charge of General Assembly - 1961-1962: Cordier
Series consists of verbatim records, notes, condolence registers, correspondence on funeral arrangements, and reports relating to the investigation of the airplane crush in Ndola, Northern Rhodesia, resulting in the death of the Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjold and 15 other passengers and crew members. Documented are the hearings of witnesses by UN Commission to Investigate Conditions and Circumstances Resulting in the Death of the Secretary-General and Members of his Party, proceedings of Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland Commission on the Accident Involving Aircraft SE-BDY TRANSAIR, Sweden, comments of Swedish government and Air Pilots Union.
Also included are reports on the Medical Investigation of the Accident, and case files on Dag Hammarskjold, Security Officers Serge Barrau and Harold Julian, Secretary Alice Lalande and personal Assistant William Randallo - address only.
Correspondents include Principal Secretary of the UN Commission Blaine Sloan and Chef de Cabinet Chakravarthi Narasimhan.
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