- 1946 - 1982
UN. Office of the Under-Secretary-General for Special Political Affairs (OUSGSPA) (1958-1972: Bunche; 1959-1961: Narasimhan; 1962-1963: Loufti; 1963-1964: Protitch; 1965-1970: Rolz-Bennett; 1970-1978: Guyer; 1974-1985: Urquhart; 1979-1981: Perez de Cuellar; 1981-1988: Cordovez)
Series consists of materials documenting the progress of the United Nations Peace-Keeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP), the United Nations Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP), and various missions in Africa. Items include incoming and outgoing numbered and unnumbered code cables, press cables, press releases, progress reports, UN documents, operation logs, situation reports, country files, correspondence, information on conferences, legal documents, affidavits and drafts of political advisor to Special Political Affairs G. L. Sherry. Subjects include the Adoula government; North and South Katanga; the Congo Operation; Dr. Moise Tshombe; President of the Congo Republic Kasa-Vubu; the Plan of National Conciliation (1962); the Congo Conciliation Commission; mercenaries; the Mediterranean Dead Sea Canal; African states; the visit of Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjold to South Africa (1961); and the Council on Foreign relations. Correspondents include Secretary-General D. Hammarskjold; Director H. Wieschoff; UNFICYP Acting Commander Brig. A. J. Wilson; Special Representative of the Secretary-General B. F. Osorio-Tafall; and Officers in charge of the Congo Operation Dr. S. Linner and R. K. A. Gardiner.
Series contains photographs of the Katanga railway station, and the Lady Selbourne, Pretoria, and Nicosia refugee camps.
Accession number: 1985/063
Actual series size: 23 boxes