Series S-0186 - Headquarters Site Committee

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S-0186

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Headquarters Site Committee

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  • 1946 - 1950 (Creation)

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Size/Number of Items/Parts: .5 linear ft. of textual records, No. of Boxes: 1

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Series consists of reports and proposals, correspondence and memoranda, architectural surveys and plans, and questionnaires relating to the planning of the interim and permanent site headquarters of the United Nations. Records relate to the meetings held with the United States to negotiate the placement of the seat of the United Nations; the move from Hunter College in New York City to the Sperry Gyroscope Company; and the New York City's Board of Estimate's Calendar Number 261 land conveyance for the United Nations site. Correspondents include Secretary-General Trygve Lie; Brian Urquhart, Personal Assistant to the Secretary-General; New York City Mayor William O'Dwyer; and A. Pelt, Assistant Secretary-General of Conference and General Services. Arranged alphabetically by subject.

Accession numbers: A/212, 62/1106, A/399, 63/431

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Related to: 1962/1106: Subject Files of Mr. Cordier
Related to: 1963/0431: Administrative files of the Secretary-General

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DAG-1/1.1.1.1 (b.1), 1.1.1.2 (b.2)

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