- 1949 - 1983
UN. Office of the Under-Secretary-General for Special Political Affairs (1958-1972: Bunche; 1959-1961: Narasimhan; 1962-1963: Loutfi; 1963-1964: Protitch; 1965-1970: Rolz-Bennett; 1970-1978: Guyer; 1974-1985: Urquhart; 1979-1981: Perez de Cuellar; 1981-1988: Cordovez)
Series consists of correspondence, memoranda, number and unnumbered code and clear cables (incoming and outgoing), United Nations documents, press releases, meeting minutes, reports, agreements, maps, and photographs regarding India and Pakistan. Includes original and copy letters to the Secretary-General from Permanent Representatives to the U.N. for India and Pakistan. Also includes manuals for military observers, weekly SITREPS, operational reports and service reports of military observers. Bulk of the material dates from the 1960s through the 1970s and concerns the United Nations Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP). Accessions were originally part of the Central Files of the Office of the Under-Secretary-General for Special Political Affairs. Subjects include the mission on withdrawals; cease-fire line violations in Kashmir and Jammu; military observers (by country); prisoners of war; refugees, disaster relief and humanitarian assistance; and quantum of forces. Also includes military matters; aircraft; the Secretary-General's trips to India and Pakistan; and local political demonstrations. Correspondents include Secretary-General U Thant; United Nations Representative for India and Pakistan Frank P. Graham; Special Representative of the Secretary-General Brig. Gen. Tulio Marambio; and UNMOGIP Chief Military Observers Lt. Gen. Luis Tassara and Lt. Gen. Robert H. Nimmo.
Accession numbers: 84/292, boxes 1-7; 85/74, boxes 1-3; 85/005, box 26;
87/009, boxes 1-3
Actual series size: 18 boxes