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International University subject files

UN. Chef de Cabinet - 1961-1973

Series consists of papers, magazine articles, feasibility studies, employment applications, reports and correspondence relating to the establishment of International University. Documented are discussions of possible curriculum, World Conference on Role of the University in the Quest for Peace, correspondence with various international private organizations, such as Association Internationale des Universites, Association Internationale pour le Development de l'Universite Mondiale, The Canadian Home and School and Parent Teacher Association, East-West Center and University of Hawaii, Ecole Internationale de Genève, International Center for Theoretical Physics, Kettering Foundation, Ford Foundation, and Friends College. Files were created by First Officer Yasushi Akashi.
Correspondents include the heads of the international organizations, and Consultants to Secretary-General Arthur Lall and Martin Hill.

Financial Services - subject files

Series documents budgetary questions, annual budget estimates, staff appointments, travel standards, financial crisis and need for budgetary restraint, public contributions, and Article 19 - including Working Group of 21. Records consist of correspondence, memoranda, clear cables, statistical and narrative annual and budget reports, meetings minutes, newspaper clippings, and United Nations official documents relating to financial services. Correspondents include Secretaries-General U Thant and Kurt Waldheim, Controller Bruce Turner, Assistant Secretary-General for Inter-Agency Affairs I. Kittani, and Under-Secretary-General for Administration and Management H.K. Matthews. Arranged alphabetically by subject.

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.

Chef de Cabinet - Dayal (1982-1993) - Code Cables - Missions

Series consists of incoming and outgoing code cables - numbered and unnumbered including daily situation reports - SITREP between top echelon United Nations officials in New York headquarters and in missions in Southeast Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Europe and Eastern Europe. Subjects relate to administrative matters including personnel, mission composition, and travel arrangements; human rights; economic and social matters ; local elections; activities of peace-keeping and observer missions inspections; political events and incidents; and Security Council consultations and meetings. Correspondents include Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali; Chief of Staff Jean Claude Aime ; Under-Secretary-General for Special Political Affairs Marrack Goulding; and Under-Secretary General for Political Affairs Jonah.

Accessions include 96/60, boxes 1-10.

Actual series size: 35 boxes.

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Sir Robert G. Jackson - subject files

UN. EOSG/OSG/Under-Secretary-General for UNROD/UNROB - 1972-1974: Sir Robert Jackson
UN. EOSG/OSG/Under-Secretary-General, Coordinator of Indo-China; Zambia; Cape Verde - 1975-1979: Sir Robert Jackson

Series consists of correspondence, memoranda, telegrams, situation reports, news clippings, and press briefings relating to personnel matters, special accounts, budget, transportation, relief operations, working groups and contributions. Correspondents include Under-Secretary-General for Special Political Affairs Brian Urquhart; Director of the Budget Division/Office of Financial Services Pierre L. Lavau; and Director of Field Operations Services/Office of General Services George Lansky.

Accession number: A-755, box 1-5.

Actual series size: 5 boxes - 1 box is missing.

Bary

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

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