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S-0646 · Série organique · 1938 - 1957
Fait partie de United Nations Office for Special Political Affairs (1955-1991)

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.

S-0605 · Série organique · 1938 - 1948
Fait partie de United Nations Special Committee on Palestine (UNSCOP) (1947)

Office of the Special Assistant to the Personal Representative of the Secretary-General

Series consists of correspondence, memoranda, incoming and outgoing cables, itineraries, reports, agendas for meetings, maps of Palestine, notes from informal meetings, and written testimonies. Subjects include but are not limited to the following: outline of a confederation scheme; draft of rules of procedure for hearings, testimonies, and expert advice; Arab and Jewish claims and formal disagreements; drafts of project to create a federal state; code list; proposals, correspondence and written testimonies from many Jewish and Arab organizations including the Arab Bank, Mr. David Ben-Gurion of the Jewish Agency for Palestine, The Central Committee of the Communist Party of Palestine, Hadassah: The Women's Zionist Organization of America, and League for Jewish-Arab Rapprochement and Cooperation. Correspondents include Secretary-General Dr. Ralph Bunche; Mr. Emil Sandstrop, Chairman, UNSCOP;and Peter Anker, UN Mission Somoa.

S-0647 · Série organique · 1938 - 1970
Fait partie de United Nations Office for Special Political Affairs (1955-1991)

The United Nations Suez Clearance Operations (UNSCO) task was to restore the Suez Canal to operating condition after it was blocked by debris as a result of the 1956 Israel/Egypt War. UNSCO operated between December 1956 and April 1957.

Included are correspondence, reports, working papers, clippings, press releases; and salvage lists, maps and charts showing wreck locations and UNSCO operations.
These concern the dredging of the canal; rehabilitation of maintenance workshops, restoration of navigational lighting and telecommunications; and the resumption of canal traffic.

Series consists of correspondence, cables, memoranda and draft memoranda, report outlines, surveys and survey reports, field operations reports, weekly reports, summary reports, final progress reports, reports of conversations, chronologies, indexes, appendices, schedules, lists, logs, inventories, diaries, aide-memoires, handwritten notes, tables, diagrams, floor plans, blueprints, photographs, receipts, invoices, transmittal sheets, biographical notes, press reports, press releases, press clippings, dictionaries, technical manuals, reprints of conference papers, periodical publications, business cards, and company catalogues and brochures relating to the administration and operations of the Suez Canal clearance operations.

Subjects include but are not limited to the following: salvage fleets; salvaged wrecks and other property; telecommunications; electrical equipment and installation; floating apparatus; activities of the British Admiralty and the Anglo-French Fleet; administrative, personnel and financial matters; agreements with the Egyptian government; compensation to Suez Canal shareholders; salvors' rights; the Civil-Watch Unit; returned vessels to owners; policy negotiations; subcontractors; canal dues; damages to workshops; and local shipping agents.

Correspondents include Dag Hammerskjold, UN Secretary-General; Lieutenant-General R. A. Wheeler, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General; Alfred George Katzin, UN Deputy Under-Secretary; Colonel Mahmoud Younis, Engineer, Member of the Director's Office, Suez Canal Authority, Ismailia; Major M. Haaksalo, UN Civil Watch; Harry Howell of Howell and Co.; D. G. Sullivan, Chief Administrative Office, UNSCO; George Lansky, Chief, Field Operation Service; M. Sobhi, Engineer, Head of Transmission Section, Suez Canal Authority; Charles Barton Reynolds, Engineer, International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation.

S-1541 · Série organique · 1938 - 1949
Fait partie de United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA) (1943-1949)

The Secretariat consisted of a small staff, headed by a Deputy Director-General, whose principal function was to service the UNRRA Council and its committees. It was responsible for arranging and preparing for Council sessions and committee meetings; for providing technical and secretarial services, including drafting, reproduction, translation, and distribution of documents; and for maintaining official membership lists and records and documents of the Council and the committees.
The Secretariat was also intended originally to serve as a general intelligence, liaison and reporting staff for the Director-General, but most of these functions, except for the compilation of the Director-General's reports to the Central Committee, were taken over by other offices of UNRRA.
The Secretariat was abolished effective 15 October 1947 (HQ Adm. Order 103, Supp. 12), its remaining functions being transferred to the Office of the Chief Executive Officer and (documents work) to the Records Section of the Bureau of Administration.

S-0640 · Série organique · 1937 - 1969
Fait partie de United Nations Truce Supervision Organization (UNTSO) (1947-present)

United Nations Truce Supervision Organization (UNTSO), Special Advisor/Consultant - Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan/Israel Mixed Armistice Commission (HJK-I-MAC)

Series consists of correspondence, incoming and outgoing cables, memoranda, photographs, summary records, newsclippings, press releases, maps, reports, verbatim records of meetings, drafts of resolutions, and operations logs. Subjects include but are not limited to the following: a series of over a hundred Emergency Meetings regarding various incidents including; firing on and burning of villages; destruction of houses and property; explosions; illegal line crossings; firings; and firings on irrigation pipes; theft and destruction of fishing nets; explosions on railways; pumping of water from Lake Tiberias; and a large number of complaint and investigation reports. Correspondents include Lieutentant Colonel J. A. Huot, Chairman for UN; Lieutenant-General Odd Bull, Chief of Staff, UNTSO; Ralph Bunche, Under-Secretary for Special Political Affairs; Lieutenant Colonel Daoud for Jordan Delegation; Henri Vigier, Special Advisor, Consultant; Lieutenant Colonel O. H. Burn, New Zealand Army, Chairman, HJK-I-MAC; Major J. T. Bramlett, Operations Officer; Lieutenant Colonel O. Oian, Norwegian Army, UNMO; and Major G. Manders, Royal Netherlands Army, UNMO.