Series George L. Sherry - Subject Files - S-0348

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S-0348

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George L. Sherry - Subject Files

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  • 1921 - 1986 (Creation)

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No. of Boxes: 2

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UN. Office of the Under-Secretary-General for Special Political Affairs (OUSGSPA) (1958-1959: Trevelyn; 1958-1972: Bunche; 1959-1961: Narasimhan; 1962-1963: Loufti; 1963-1964: Protitch; 1965-1970: Rolz-Bennett; 1970-1978: Guyer)

Series consists of records generated and maintained by George L. Sherry, a principal officer and senior political advisor for Special Political Affairs. Documents include incoming and outgoing cables, memoranda, correspondence, newsclippings, press releases, operation reports of the United Nations Peace-Keeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP), letters from private citizens regarding the Congo, the liberation of Antoine Gizenga, draft reports, papers and copies of League of Nations mandates. Subjects include foreign military personnel reported to be "at large" in Katanga; biographies of personnel; reports to the Secretary-General re: the application of Security Council resolutions 21/02, 24/11 and 961; and Belgium nationals reported to be mercenaries in Katanga. Also includes papers on the Dacca relief operation with evaluations of management, bridges, salvage, supplies and fertiliser.

Note: Newspaper clippings are plentiful in this series and require duplication for preservation purposes.

Accession number: 1985/198

Actual series size: 2 boxes

Novak

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Related to: 1985/0198: Miscellaneous records of G.L. Sherry

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DAG-1

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