- 1950 - 1972
Under-Secretary-General for Special Political Affairs (1958-1972: Bunche)
Series consists of letters, clear and code cables, maps of Rwanda-Burundi, photographs, newspaper clippings, memoranda, press releases and reports relating to UN missions and commissions in Africa. The bulk of records (1.5 linear feet) pertain to the UN trust territory of Rwanda-Burundi, and include background information, administrative issues, internal security and border problems. The rest of the documents relate to the assistance programs, border incidents and refugees in other areas of Africa, such as Cameroons, Togo, Somalia, Ethiopia, Mogadiscio, Libya, Angola, Rhodesia, Mozambique, Guinea, Ivory Coast and Congo. Correspondents include Executive Assistant to SG Andrew Cordier, Under-Secretary-General in charge of Congo Godfrey Amachree, Under-Secretary-General for Trusteeship and Information from Non-Self-Governing Territories Dragoslav Protitch and Secretary-General U Thant.
Accession numbers are 75/7 and 72/88