Series contains cables, correspondence, and reports. Subjects include plan to survey economic needs of the area and make reccommendations. Also includes 1 file on successor agency, UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). Arranged alphabetically by subject.
UN. Office of the Under-Secretary-General for Special Political Affairs (1970-1978: Guyer; 1974-1985: Urquhart; 1979-1981: Perez de Cuellar)
Series consists of numbered clear cables, and numbered and unnumbered code cables (incoming and outgoing) documenting the United Nations Emergency Force (UNEF) mission to supervise the cease-fire between Israel and Egypt. Includes situation reports detailing inspections of Egyptian and Israeli restricted zones; summaries of UNEF activities; and incidents in the Egypt/Israel sector. Other subjects include mine clearing; casualties; supplies, staffing, visits and administrative matters. Correspondents include United Nations Chief Co-ordinator for United Nations Peace-Keeping Missions in the Middle East Lt. Gen. Ensio Siilasvuo; and UNEF Force Commanders Maj. Gen. Rais Abin and Maj. Gen. Bengt Liljestrand.
Accession numbers: 87/005, boxes 19-25; 85/1983, boxes 7-9
Actual series size: 6 boxes
UN. Office of the Under-Secretary-General for Special Political Affairs (OUSGSPA) (1958-1972: Bunche; 1970-1978: Guyer)
Series consists of two volumes documenting the representation of China in the United Nations. Volumes include cables, memoranda, correspondence, UN documents and reports, including session reports of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the UN. Volume one is composed of general information / FAQs; volume two targets specific topics, such as the textile industry; the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO); the International Labor Organization (ILO); the Inter-Governmental Maritime Consultative (IGMC); the International Monetary Fund (IMF); the International Communication Union (ICU); the Universal Postal Union (UPU); and the World Health Organization (WHO).
Accession number: 1985/079
Actual series size: 1 box
Series consists of (a) OPS files; (2) Case Files; (3) Charge Outs; and (4) Miscellaneous files.
Series consists of cassette tapes relating to the Conference on Peaceful Use of Outer Space held in June 1991.
Informal meetings in May and June of 1991 held in Geneva.
Office of the Secretary-General: Special Political Affairs Section: United Nations Suez Canal Operations (UNSCO)
Series consists of correspondence, cables, telegrams, memoranda, meeting reports, aide-memoires, bibliographies, lists, invoices, brochures, business cards, tables, and diagrams relating to the administration and operations of the Suez Canal clearance operations. Subjects include but are not limited to the following: negotiations between the French government and the Suez Canal Company over the salvage of the Statue of Ferdinand de Lessop; specifications of salvage equipment; transit dues; pilot fees; and offers of assistance to UNSCO from various organizations and private companies. Correspondents include Dag Hammerskjold, UN Secretary-General; Lt. General R. A. Wheeler, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General; D. G. Sullivan, Chief Administration Officer, UNSCO; Alfred George Katzin, UN Deputy Under-Secretary; Colonel Mahmoud Younis, Engineer, Member of the Director's Office, Suez Canal Authority, Ismailia; and Claude Boillot, Suez Canal Company.
Records consist primarily of correspondence to the Special Representative from the Royal Government of Cambodia at Phnom-Penh, and the government of Thailand in Bangkok, each reporting on and complaining about aggressive incidents perpetrated by the other.
Also included are translations into English of Radio Cambodia news reports about Thailand, with related correspondence from Thailand complaining about Cambodian radio and press slurs; some miscellaneous correspondence, maps, and clippings; and a two volume diary, 1963-1964, briefly recording daily events from the mission's Bangkok office.
Series consists of correspondence, incoming and outgoing cables, code cables, press clippings, maps, photographs, diaries, lists, translations, and radio information.
Subjects include but are not limited to the following: list of Thai Nationals applying for identity cards; pouch schedule; arrests for illegal entries into Thailand; prisoners; volunteer defense corps in Cambodia and livestock capture.
Correspondents include Bhusana A. Krairiksh, Director-General of Political Department; Richard W. Wathen, Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General to Thailand and Cambodia; Phya Srivisar, Assistant to Prime Minister, Royal Government of Thailand; and Nils Gussing, Special Representative to Thailand and Cambodia.
The task of this mission was to provide good offices in reducing tension between Cambodia and Thailand. The Special Representative was Herbert de Ribbing, and the mission was also known the "de Ribbing Mission." It lasted from August, 1966 to February, 1968.
Series consists of correspondence, memoranda, handwritten documents, incoming and outgoing cables, meeting agendas, minutes of meetings, verbatim records of meetings, agreements, treaties, incident reports, personnel reports, General Assembly reports, summaries of statements, annexes, extracts, notes, aides memoires, speeches, translations, press clippings, press releases, transcripts of news conferences, programmes, schedules, itineraries, charts, diagrams, maps, yearbooks, periodicals, vouchers, and routing slips.
Subjects include but are not limited to the following: administration; personnel; budgets; Thai-Burma relationship; Thai-Cambodia relationship; French-Siam relationship; Thai-Cambodian border incidents; frontier incidents; economic situation; political developments; formulation of new government; meetings with Thai and Cambodian government representatives; and closing of mission. Correpondents include U. Thant, Secretary-General; H. de Ribbing, Special Representative of Secretary-General to Cambodia and Thailand; Y. Akashi, Political Affairs Officer, de Ribbing Mission; C.V. Narasimhan, Cabinet Chief, United Nations Headquarters; Jose Rolz-Bennett, Acting Cabinet Chief; Prince Sihanouk of Royal Government of Cambodia and Ministry of Foreign Affairs Thailand.
S-0320-de Ribbing Mission records in AG-005-UN Secretary-General U Thant Fonds
Series created by Executive Assistant Andrew Cordier, and later by Ralph Bunche, Under-Secretary-General for Special Political Affairs. Records types are letters, memoranda, clear cables, numbered code cables, mission administrative reports, press releases, press clippings, and United Nations documents relating to the administration of various missions. Missions documented include - UN Commission on the Racial Situation in the Union of South Africa (UNCORS), UN Commission to Investigate Conditions for Free Elections in Germany, and the mission of the Personal Representative of the Secretary-General in Laos. Also included is an observation report on the Togoland Plebiscite by Shiv K. Shastri (copy), one administration clear cable relating to the Cameroons Plebiscite and four administrative clear cables relating to the Accra Plebiscite. Correspondence includes Andrew Cordier, Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjold, the Principal Secretaries of these missions (inluding J.A. Romanos for UNCORS, and Carl Jakhelin for Laos). Arranged alphabetically.
Series early records are those of Andrew Cordier, Executive Assistant to the Secretary-General, and later records those of Ralph Bunche, Under-Secretary-General for the Special Political Affairs. Records types include weekly, fortnightly, and monthly "summaries of developments" (mimeographed) prepared by UNCURK's principal secretary, and relating to all aspects of the situation in Korea, including international and military matters, national matters, and matters of economic development. Arranged chronologically.