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United Nations Executive Office of the Secretary-General (EOSG) (1946-present) Series
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Trusteeship - subject files

UN. Chef de Cabinet - 1961-1973: Narasimhan
Under-Secretary-General for General Assembly Affairs - 1962-1967: Narasimhan

Series consists of correspondence, memoranda, committee reports, clear and code - numbered and unnumbered cables, press releases, and United Nations documents relating to the department of Trusteeship. Subject areas include the independence of colonial peoples, issues surrounding the appointment of the United Nations commissioner for Namibia, the Portuguese territories, and Secretariat action on the consensus of the joint meeting of United Nations bodies concerned with South Africa. Correspondents include Secretaries-General U Thant and Kurt Waldheim, Under-Secretary-General for the Department of Trusteeship and Non-self Governing Territories I.S. Jermakoye.

Accession numbers: A/538, 67/184, 74/74.

See also records series # S-0199.

Public Information - subject files

Series documents appointments to the Office of Public Information, United Nations Information Centres, employee transfers and the World Fair of 1964. Records consist of correspondence, memoranda, code cables - numbered and unnumbered, political reports from information centres, newpaper clippings, brochures and United Nations official documents. Correspondents include Secretaries-General U Thant and Kurt Waldheim, Under-Secretary for Public Information H. Tavares de Sa, Assistant Secretary-General for Public Information Agha Abdul Hamid, Under-Secretary-General for Administration and Management H. Keith Matthews, Assistant-Secretary-General for Public Information G. Alatani, and Under-Secretary-General for Special Political Affairs in charge of Public Information Joze Rolz-Bennett. Arranged alphabetically by subject.

Publications Board - subject files

Series documents the activities of the Publications Board. Records consist of correspondence, memoranda, meeting minutes, and annual reports. Correspondents include Secretary-General U Thant, Under-Secretary for Conference Services Jiri Nosek, and Chief Editor and Executive Assistant of the Office of the Secretary-General Leo Malania. Arranged alphabetically by subject.
Please note that box 7 is oversize folder, title Publications programs.

Personal files

UN. Chef de Cabinet (1961-1973: Narasimhan)
Under-Secretary-General for General Assembly Affairs (1962-1967: Narasimhan)

Series consists of correspondence, memoranda, clear and code cables (numbered and unnumbered), itineraries, journals, brochures, invitations, letters of thanks, newspaper clippings, press releases and United Nations documents relating to the personal files of the Chef de Cabinet. Subjects include trips; speeches; boards, committees and foundations; organizations; and the United Nations International School (UNIS). Correspondents include Secretary-General U Thant, and mostly communications between the Chef de Cabinet C.V. Narasimhan and the heads and representatives of organizations, boards, foundations, colleges and universities, diplomats and countries' top officials.

Accession numbers: 66/203, 67/184, 73/176, 74/19, 74/74, 74/105, 77/4.

Executive Office - Other Officials - subject files

UN. Executive Assistant to the Secretary-General - 1946-1961:Cordier

Series consists of documents created by various officials of the S-G's Executive office. The files of Raoul Aglion contain the UN documents, notes, reports and correspondence documenting the expert assistance to Europe in 1946, - reflecting Aglion's involvement in Economic Reconstruction and Special Studies Division of Department of Economic Affairs and organizational issues, such as the allocation of top-ranking posts, secretariat organization etc created during Aglion's tenure in S-G Executive Office in 1946-1948.
The files of William Stoneman, Special Advisor to S-G contain the clear cables and other correspondence related to trips of S-G Trygve Lie. Also included is correspondence from Gunnar Myrdal, the Executive Secretary of Economic Commission for Europe to Secretaries-General Trygve Lie and Dag Hammarskjold.

Publications Board - papers, reports and memoranda

UN. Executive Assistant to the Secretary-General - 1946:1961

Series consists of papers, interoffice memoranda and reports of the Publications Board for the period of 1947-1954. Documented are requests for publication, budget and distribution issues, policy decisions, administrative instructions and survey of documentation. Also included are 2 bound volumes of 1950-1951 publication programmes - oversized and reports of the Supervisory Commission of the League of Nations - 1935-1945, containing information on publications.

Accession number is 62/1130 - A/397

United Nations Advisory Committee on Memorial Cemetery in Korea - meeting minutes and agendas

UN. Executive Assistant to the Secretary-General - 1946-1961

Series consists of one folder, containing minutes of the first and second meetings of the Advisory Committee on the establishment and permanent maintenance of the United Nations Memorial Cemetery in Korea, and the agenda of the third meeting. The folder is a part of working files of Leo Malania, Special Assistant to the Executive Assistant Cordier.
Series formerly was a part of DAG1/ 1.3.3.1, - the rest of the series pertained to UN Committee on UNRRA.

Accession number is 65/179 - A/559

Death of the Secretary-General and members of his party - subject files

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.

Accession number is unknown

Social matters - 800 series - numbered subject files

Series relates to the administration of social policies such as human rights issues - including apartheid in South Africa, disaster assistance activities, and reconstruction emergency assistance. Records consist of correspondence, memoranda, reports, commercial publications, press releases, newspaper clippings, United Nations official documents and clear cables. Correspondents include Secretary-General U Thant, Under-Secretary-General for Special Political Affairs Ralph Bunche, Deputy Chef de Cabinet and later Under-Secretary-General for Special Political Affairs Jose Rolz-Bennett, and Director of the Division of Human Rights Marc Schreiber. Arranged in numbered subject categories.

Technical assistance - 1000 series - numbered subject files

Series relates to technical improvement projects such as the Mekong Project - Vietnam, development of Lumbini in Nepal, activities of the Economic Commission for Asia and the Far East, and Ambassador Herbert de Ribbing's activities on Thailand and Cambodia. Records include correspondence, memoranda, committee notices and meeting reports, reports of conversations with diplomats, press briefings, and clear cables relating to the internal administration and coordination of technical assistance. Correspondents include Secretary-General U Thant, Under-Secretary-General of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs Philippe de Seynes, Secretary of the Economic Commission for Asia and the Far East U Nyun, Special Representative of the Secretary-General to Cambodia and Thailand Ambassador Herbert de Ribbing, and Director of the Department of Special Fund Operations Arthur Goldschmidt. Arranged in numbered subject categories.

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