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United Nations Operation in the Congo (ONUC) (1960-1964) Series
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Office of the Chief Administrative Officer - Non-Registry

Series consists of correspondence, circulars, newpapers, periodicals, bulletins, administrative instructions, memoranda, handwritten notes, maps, government publications, contracts, meeting minutes, logistics circulars, cables, code cables, lists, reports, aide-memoires, vouchers, and receipts. Subjects include but are not limited to the following: food and ration programs; vehicle scales; ancillary services; stationary; personal cables; PX services; ONUC accomodations; travel by ONUC aircraft; auto accidents; statements to the press; staff appointments; traffic regulations; curfew; ID cards; leases; gas situation; personnel; and repostings of personnel. Correspondents include S. Habib Ahmed, Chief Administrative Officer; N.N. Madan, Chief Logistics Officer; Ben T. Twigt, Chief Administrative Officer; Carey Seward, Chief Administrative Officer; Rajeshwar Dayal, Special Representative to the Secretary-General; John Olver, Chief Administrative Officer; B. Osario-Tafall, Acting Officer-in-Charge; Max Dorsinville, Officer-in-Charge; Naomi Osborne, Chief of Civilian Personnel; C. Taff, Special Legal Advisor; C. Brakenbury, Chief, Field Administrative Unit; and John McDiarmid, Executive Assistant to the Special Representative. Arranged alphabetically by subject.

Office of the Chief Administrative Officer - Chronological

Series consists of correspondence, memorandas, cables, code cables, administrative circulars, weekly reports, notes verbale, itineraries, information circulars, and minutes of meetings. Subjects include but are not limited to the following: supplies; leave; travel; medical supplies; procurement of cigarettes and alcohol; refugees; Kitona base; Kamina hospital; security; medical supplies and equipment; housing; air transports; movements of troops; personnel; prefab housing; reduction of staff; blackmarket; radio equipment; px issues; deceased personnel; insurance; civilian operations; liasion issues; staff shortages; vermin; public health; audits; ancillary services; surplus food and supplies; importation of vehicles; resale of private vehicles; and fuel shortages. Correspondents include David Vaughan, Director of General Services; R. Bernard, Chief Procurement Officer; Colonel J. Guha, Chief of Staff; B. Grunzweig, Deputy-Chief Administrative Officer; Carey Seward, Chief Administrative Officer; B. Kaplan, Chief of General Services; G.V. Igum, Chief of Commerce and Transport; and D.T. Manson, Chief of General Services. Arranged alphabetically by subject.

Kitona Branch Office - Non-Registry

Series consists of correspondence, incoming and outgoing cables, reports, administrative circulars, freight cargo manifests, blue prints, memoranda, field administrative reports, lists, agreements, charts, inventories, and speeches. Subjects include but are not limited to the following: organization and staffing of Kitona Base; permanent personnel needs at Kitona Base; local personnel; UN personnel; technical assistance in the Congo; handing over of Kitona and Banana bases; munitions stored at Kitona Base; food supplies; medical supplies provided to UN personnel and locally recruited staff; road works projects; audit and inspection report of Kitona base; and water and electric consumption on Kitona base. Correspondents include B. Twigt, Chief Administrative Officer, Leopoldville; C. Bloom, Civilian Affairs Officer; James R. Brooks; S. Habib Ahmed, Chief Administrative Officer; G. Mollet, Base Administrator, Kitona; Amal Nachaat, Administrative Officer, Kitona; Dr. S. Linner; and R. Polgar, Deputy Chief Administrative Officer. Arranged alphabetically by subject.

Stanleyville Branch Office - Non-Registry

Series consists of correspondence, cables, memoranda, movement orders, travel authorizations, reports, maps, referrals, airline tickets, administrative reports, Security Council resolution minutes, press releases, and press conference materials. Subjects include but are not limited to the following: travel of government officials; assault by gendarmes; Public Works Flood Relief; refugees; reconstruction/construction of infrastructure; agriculture; petrol supplies; renewal of visas; teachers; training of judges; transfer of vehicles; travel of family dependents; vaccinations; dental clinic; Red Cross programs in the Congo; distribution of milk; Austrian medical team; dental exams; dental bills; DDT stock for pest control; malaria; stolen equipment; police training; accomodations; air missions; political detainees; and language proficiency exams. Correspondents include S. Habib Ahmed, Chief Administrative Officer; J. M. Marek, Administrative Officer; A.F. Akangay, Provincal Minister of Economic Affairs; S. Brzak, ONUC Civilian Affairs; J. Kelly, Assistant to Special Representative; S. Linner, Chief of Civilian Operations; A. Bronsema, Chief Finance Officer; M. Ledkie, Chief Finance Officer; H. Kaufmann, Chief of Mission, ONUC; J. Hobisch, Administrative Assistant; and C. Terenzio, Chief, UNESCO. Arranged alphabetically by subject.

Stanleyville Branch Office - Cables

Series consists of incoming and outgoing cables, telegrams, handwritten cables, lists of telegrams, memoranda, business cards, correspondence, passenger manifests, and situation reports. Subjects include but are not limited to the following: flooding of Congolese River; food transport and requests; burning of villages; UN personnel; visits by UN personnel; transport and storage of medicine; civil servants strike; rabies outbreak; repatriated refugees; finances; attacks on planters on plantations; agriculture project; attacks on UN staff; Red Cross; USSR states that it will not contribute funds to UN peace keeping operation in the Congo; air operations; beatings and arrests of three WHO doctors; and meteorological stations. Correspondents include R. Gardiner; S. Habib Ahmed, Chief Administrative Officer; S. Linner; Ben Twigt; A.C. Gilpin; Mr. Gauvreau, Chief, Personnel Office; Nancy Gray; S. Tselentis, Administrative Officer, ONUC; Thomas de Candia, Chief Finance Officer, Leopoldville; M.V. Beraud, Administrative Officer; E. Pokorny, Finance Officer; F.J. Tickner; John B. Saccheri, Engineer, Public Works Program, Stanleyville; W. Micuta; E. Esteban, Officer-in-Charge, ICAO, Stanleyville; and K.H. Englund, Chief Civilian Affairs Officer, Stanleyville. Arranged in general topical sequence, and therein chronologically.

Force Commander - Headquarters Katanga Area, Air Base Operations - Military Information

Series consists of adminstrative circulars, appendices, agendas, base orders, brochures, cables, diagrams, handwritten notes, lists, minutes of meetings, minutes of conferences, maps, letters, memoranda, interview transcriptions, newspaper clippings, photographs, press statements, news summaries, press releases, standing orders, passenger manifests, reports, routine orders, translations, rosters, tables, aide-memoires, and aerial photographs. Subjects include but are not limited to the following: refugees; biographies of political personalities; journalists; mine fields; history of the ANC; propaganda; mercenaries; Katangese gendarmerie; ex-gendarmerie; prisoners; incident reports; commissions of inquiry; interrogations; special intelligence missions; civilian complaints against UN personnel; training of military personnel; repatriation of remains; captured arms and ammunition; Operation UNOKAT; base security; infrastructure location and security; reconnaissance; intercepted messages; air intelligence; aircraft; and conduct of UN personnel. Correspondents include Lieutenant Colonel Niles Borchgrevink, Chief of Military Information; Dr. Ralph Bunche, Under Secretary for Special Political Affairs; Robert K. A. Gardiner, Officer in Charge; General Kebbede Guebre, Force Commander; Colonel J. Guha, Chief of Staff; General Chr. R. Kaldager, Force Commander; Commander M.I. O'Farrell, Chief of Military Information, Headquartes Katanga Area; Lieutenant Colonel P.B.O. Reuterswaerd, Chief of Military Information; Lieutenant Colonel G. Samuelson, Chief of Military Information; Moise Tshombe, President of Katanga; Commander F.P. Neill, Chief of Military Information, Headquarters Katanga Area; Commander J. Ryan, Chief of Military Information, Headquarters Katanga Area; Major K. Otterson, Chief of Military Information, Headquarters Katanga Area; Major General Diwan Prem Chand, General Officer Commanding, Headquarters Katanga Area; Colonel Sven E. Rosenius, Chief of Staff, Headquarters Katanga Area; Mr. E.W. Mathu, Chief UN Representative in Elisabethville; Major H.E. Munthe-Kaas, Military Information Officer, Headquarters Katanga Area; and Captain E. Borg, Military Information Officer, Headquarters Katanga Area. Date of establishment occurred on 14/07/1960 by Security Resolution 143 (1960). The date of dissolution was 30/06/1964.
DAG 13 / 1.6.5.7.2.0

Force Commander - Headquarters Katanga Area, Air Base Operations - Registry

Series consists of agendas, forms, illustrations, lists, diagrams, handwritten notes, cables, minutes of meetings, news summaries, minutes of conferences, standing orders, vouchers, reports, translations, routine orders, situation reports, tables, monthly reports, letters, maps, and memoranda. Subjects include but are not limited to the following: organisation of air base; personnel at air base; supplies; aircraft pens; camouflage of aircraft; military intelligence; general policies for air bases; conduct of air personnel; Katangese gendarmerie and Air Force; reporting procedures for accidents; security orders; technical issues; air military operations; cleanliness of aircraft; technical issues; and abandoned aircraft. Correspondents include Lieutenant Colonel P.B.O. Reuterswaerd, Chief of Military Information; Major General Chr. R. Kaldager, Air Commander; Colonel Sven E. Rosenius, Chief of Staff, Headquarters Katanga Area; Major F.A. Manning, Chief Logistics Officer, Headquarters Katanga Area; Captain Ishak Odang, Military Personnel Officer, Headquarters Katanga Area; Captain Tadasse Dubale, Military Personnel Officer, Headquarters Katanga Area; Maurice Gauvreau, Senior Administration Officer, Elisabethville; Major H.E. Munthe-Kaas, Military Information Officer, Headquarters Katanga Area; Brigadier General Abebe Tefari, General Officer Commanding, Headquarters Katanga Area; Lieutenant Colonel H. Wergeland, Air Base Commander, Elisabethville; Lieutenant Colonel Helio Keller, Chief Air Administrative Officer; Major John O. Spiel, Air Base Commander, Elisabethville; Major Odd Christiansen, Air Base Commander, Elisabethville; Lieutenant Colonel E. Stigset, Commanding Officer, Elisabethville Air Base; Major General John Ryg, Air Commander; Lieutenant Colonel M.M. Siedl, Base Commander, United Nations Air Transport Base, N'Djili; Major John Bjugn, Base Administrative Officer, United Nations Air Transport Base, N'Djili; and Major Verne, Chief of Military Operations, Headquarters Katanga Area. Date of establishment occurred on 14/07/1960 by Security Resolution 143 (1960). The date of dissolution was 30/06/1964.
DAG 13 / 1.6.5.7.5.0

Force Commander - Air Division, Operations - Registry

Series consists of appendices, cables, code cables, forms, memoranda, handwritten notes, letters, maps, minutes of conferences, reports, translations, drafts, information circulars, lists, news summaries, teleprinter printouts, brochures, field administration bulletins, division orders, newsletters, ONUC leave application forms, graphs, cargo manifests, and examinations. Subjects include but are not limited to the following: airlifts of personnel, equipment and supplies; debriefing of pilots; costs for airlift operations; air staff instructions; Congo phase-out/Sabena airlift; standing instructions; policy and correspondence with commercial airliners regarding contracts; agreements with chartered airliners; reports on troop strength, discrepancies, inspections, incidents, travel, aircraft status, and progress; movement control of troops, supplies and equipment; air missions; requests for supplies, equipment and personnel; air traffic control policy; and flying orders for UN air force. Correspondents include S. Habib Ahmed, Chief Administrative Officer; Dr. Ralph Bunche, Under Secretary for Special Political Affairs; Dayal, Supreme Commander; Robert K. A. Gardiner, Officer in Charge; General Kebbede Guebre, Force Commander; General Chr. R. Kaldager, Force Commander; General Sean MacEoin, Force Commander; W.K. Carr, Group Captain, Air Commander; and J.C. McCarthy, Wing Commander, Chief Air Transport Officer. Date of establishment occurred on 14/07/1960 by Security Resolution 143 (1960). The date of dissolution was 30/06/1964.
DAG 13 / 1.6.5.8.1.0

Force Commander - Logistics Branch - Chief Logistics Officer - Registry

Series consists of administrative circulars, base orders, code cables, diagrams, cables, handwritten notes, letters, maps, minutes of conferences, lists, minutes of meetings, memoranda, receipts, reports, translations, and routine orders. Subjects include but are not limited to the following: accommodation of troops; troop hygiene and sanitation; storage of supplies; troop movement control; claims for damages of equipment and lodgings; detainees; ordnance inspection; telecommunications; transportation; police; ANC; rations; armaments; repatriation; withdrawal of troops; situation in North Katanga; ammunition supply; and ordnance activity reports. Correspondents include S. Habib Ahmed, Chief Administrative Officer; Dr. Ralph Bunche, Under Secretary for Special Political Affairs; General Kebbede Guebre, Force Commander; General Chr. R. Kaldager, Force Commander; Colonel B.L. Kapoor, Senior Medical Staff Officer; Colonel Lasmar, Commander of the Tunisian Brigade; General Sean MacEoin, Force Commander; Lieutenant Colonel N. N. Madan, Chief Logistics Officer; Brian Urquhart; General Carl Carlson Van Horn, Supreme Force Commander; R.C. Lai, Chief Accommodations Officer; Colonel J. Guha, Chief of Staff; Lieutenant Colonel J.A. August, Chief Signal Officer; Colonel V.S. Kapoor, Chief Logistics Officer; Lieutenant Colonel G. Nyby, Chief Logistics Officer; Lieutenant Colonel T. Helgesen, Chief Logistics Officer; Lieutenant Colonel P.B.O. Reuterswaerd, Chief of Military Information; Captain Balthazar, Chief of Military Personnel; Lieutenant Colonel Niles Borchgrevink, Chief of Military Information; Major General Joseph D. Mobutu, Commander in Chief, ANC; and Lieutenant Colonel Mohammed Yaqub, Chief Ordnance Officer. Date of establishment occurred on 14/07/1960 by Security Resolution 143 (1960). The date of dissolution was 30/06/1964.
DAG 13 / 1.6.5.5.0.0

Force Commander - Logistics Branch, Ordnance Section - Registry

Series consists of cables, forms, handwritten notes, letters, maps, lists, minutes of meetings, vouchers, packing lists, reports, routine orders, translations, tables, receipts, memoranda, certificates, issue orders, and survey board proceedings. Subjects include but are not limited to the following: distribution of ordnance; patrol boats; disposal of ammunition; rotation of troops; clothing; troop movement; transportation; return of ONUC ammunition; inserviceable ammunition; and captured equipment. Correspondents include Major J.M. Berthiaume, Senior Equipment Officer; Lieutenant Colonel N. N. Madan, Chief Logistics Officer; S. Habib Ahmed, Chief Administrative Officer; General Sean MacEoin, Force Commander; Dr. Ralph Bunche, Under Secretary for Special Political Affairs; General Kebbede Guebre, Force Commander; Major J.B. Hue, Senior Ordnance Officer; Lieutenant Colonel M.M. Shafi, Senior Ordnance Officer; Lieutenant Colonel M. Shankat Ali, Senior Ordnance Officer; Brigadier E.T. Tedman, Commander, Ghana Brigade; Lieutenant Colonel Mohammed Yaqub, Chief Ordnance Officer; Lieutenant Colonel Safdar Ali Malik, Chief Ordnance Officer; and Lieutenant Colonel Naseer Ahmed Shah, Chief Ordnance Officer. Date of establishment occurred on 14/07/1960 by Security Resolution 143 (1960). The date of dissolution was 30/06/1964.
DAG 13 / 1.6.5.5.2.0

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