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United Nations Executive Office of the Secretary-General (EOSG) (1946-present) Series
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Conferences and meetings - records

Series consists of correspondence and memoranda, incoming and outgoing code cables, reports, maps, newspaper clippings and United Nations documents. The conferences and commissions attended by top United Nations officials relate to various issues including disarmament, atomic energy, nuclear weapon tests, surprise attacks, and world peace. Among the highlights are the Geneva Conference, Central American Conference, Discontinuance of Nuclear Weapons Test Conference, and the Tenth Inter-American Conference of the Organization of American States. Correspondents include Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjold; D. Protitch, Under-Secretary-General for Political and Security Council Affairs; and Brian Urquhart, Senior Officer to Under-Secretary-General Ralph Bunche - without a department. Arranged alphabetically by name of conference or meeting.

Accession numbers: A/498, A/212, 62/1106, 72/88

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

Disaster Relief Coordinator - subject files

UN. Chef de Cabinet - 1961-1973: Narasimhan

Series consists of correspondence, memoranda, clear and code - numbered cables relating to the office of the Disaster Relief Coordinator. Subjects relate to administrative matters including the updating of the procedures manual, staffing the office, and plans of work; and correspondence and cables relating to the cyclone and torrential rains affecting the northeast region of Somalia. Correspondents include Secretary-General Kurt Waldheim, Under-Seretary-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva Vittorio Winspeare Guicciardi, Under-Secretary-General and Coordinator for Disaster Relief in Geneva Faruk N. Berkal - Ambassador of Turkey.

Accession number: 74/74.

See also records series #S-0198.

Economic and Social Affairs - 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 and proposals, code cables (numbered and unnumbered), invitations to conferences and meetings, press releases, newspaper clippings and United Nations documents relating to the department of Economic and Social Affairs. Subject areas include administrative and financial matters including department reorganization and recruitment and promotion of staff; Inter-Parliamentary Union; relations with non government organizations; population problems; Conference on the Human Environment; United Nations Conference on Trade and Development; Economic and Social Council; Economic Commission for Europe; Economic Commission for Asia and the Far East; the Mekong River Development Project; Economic Commission for Africa; and the Economic Commission for Latin America. Correspondents include Secretaries-General U Thant and Kurt Waldheim, Under-Secretary for Economic and Social Affairs Philippe de Seynes, Deputy Under-Secretary for Economic and Social Affairs Martin Hill, and Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva P.P. Spinelli.

Accession numbers: A/538, 67/184, 73/192, 74/19, 74/74.
See also records series # S-0198.

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.

Finance - 200 series - numbered subject files

Series documents contributions and extra-budgetary income, fundraising, and financial control and budgeting. Records consist of correspondence, memoranda, budget estimates, narrative and statistical reports, brochures, and news clippings. Correspondents include Secretary-General U Thant; Deputy Chef de Cabinet and later Under-Secretary for Special Political Affairs Jose Rolz-Bennett, Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs Philippe de Seynes, and Assistant Secretary-General for Inter-Agency Affairs I. Kittani. Arranged in numbered subject categories.

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