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Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjold (1953-1961)

  • AG-001
  • Fonds
  • 1946 - 1964

Fonds consists of a very small portion of the records of Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjold those which were left at the Secretariat after selected records were transferred to Andrew Cordier and/or Sweden. Arranged in the following record series.

UN. SECRETARY-GENERAL (1953-1961 HAMMARSKJOLD)
S-0847: Minutes of the Secretary-General's private meetings with the Under-Secretaries-General 1946-1958
S-0844: Miscellaneous administrative records 1948-1964
S-0846: Miscellaneous operational records 1953-1961
S-0928: Press releases 1953-1961

Related records: For Congo Mission records (ONUC) which were created by Hammarskjold and subsequent Secretary-General U Thant see S-0845 and S-0849 (part of the Secretary-General U Thant fonds AG-005). Most of Secretary-General Hammarksjold's records are held by the Department of Manuscripts at the National Library of Sweden in Stockholm (approx. 61 linear ft.) and by Columbia University Library in New York (approx. 38 linear ft.). At the National Library of Sweden, the following Secretary-General's records are held within the Dag Hammarskjold collection: Correspondence and memorabilia 1953-1961; Country files 1953-1961; Photographs 1953-1961; Records related to the Middle East conflict 1956-1961; Records related to the Congo crisis 1960-1961; Trip files 1953-1961. At the Columbia University Library Rare Book and Manuscript Division the following Secretary-General Hammarskjold records are held within the Andrew Cordier Papers: Trips and trip files 1953-1961; Miscellaneous 1953-1961; Subject files 1946-1961; Peacekeeping and crisis files 1953-1961.

Secretary-General - Dag Hammarskjold

United Nations Assistance Mission for Rwanda (UNAMIR) (1993-1996)

  • AG-026
  • Fonds
  • 1964 - 1996

United Nations Assistance Mission for Rwanda (UNAMIR)
Mission Structure

UNAMIR Key:
Roman numerals (I, II, III…) = Series
Uppercase letters (A, B, C…) = Box titles

I. Office of the Executive Director (S-1120)
A. Office of Political Affairs
B. Special Assignments
C. Office of Protocol
D. Office of the Spokesman
E. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Assistance
F. Office of Legal Affairs
G. Radio Unit

II. Office of the Force Commander (S-1062)
A. Chief of Staff (COS)
B. Chief Military Personnel Officer (CMPO)
C. Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations (DCOS Ops)
D. Deputy Chief of Staff for Staff Support (DCOS Sp)
E. Medical Branch
F. Military Observer (MILOB) Group

III. Division of Administration and Management (S-1061)
A. Security Section
B. Civilian Personnel Section
C. Procurement Section
D. Integrated Support Services Section (ISS)
E. Management Information Systems Section
F. Finance Section
G. General Services Section (GSS)
H. Regional Offices
I. Board of Inquiry (BOI) Unit
J. Medical Branch
K. Office in Nairobi

IV. Office of the Police Commissioner (S-1060)

V. Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General (S-1063)
A. Special Assistant
B. Personal Assistant
C. Deputy Area Security Coordinator and CSO

This mission structure was developed for the purpose of archival arrangement.

Winthrop Group, 5 November 2009

United Nations Mission in Rwanda

International Paris Peace Conference (1946)

  • AG-033
  • Fonds
  • 1946 - 1959

"This series consists of official textual records of the International Paris Peace Conference held at the Palais du Luxembourg, Paris which opened 29 July 1946. The conference addressed state relations following World War II between "Allied and Associated Powers" on the one side and allies of Germany during WWII on the other side: specifically Bulgaria, Finland, Hungary, Italy and Romania. Fonds does not contain a complete set of records of the Paris Peace Conference. Series includes records such as: draft peace treaties proposing territorial, political, military, reparation, economic and human rights clauses for Bulgaria, Finland, Hungary, Italy and Romania; amendments to, and observations on, draft peace treaties by various states and delegations; rules of procedure for the Conference; verbatim records of plenary sessions; reports of commissions and sub-commissions of the Conference; correspondence and other documents submitted to plenary sessions and commissions; memoranda; notes of service of the General Secretariat; programmes of Conference meetings; resolutions; annexes and corrigenda; records of decisions; summary records of decisions; and meeting agendas of commissions and sub-commissions of the Conference. "List of Paris Peace Conference Documents," which do not reflect the exact contents of this series, [S-0533-0001-0001] and "List of Document Symbols" [S-0533-0004-0009] are supplied. Archival folders are arranged by subject in no particular order; within this subject arrangement, folders may be arranged alphabetically by name of non-Allied country where applicable. Records are arranged by numeric order supplied by the documents themselves where applicable (i.e. "Meeting 1" etc.). Records of the following Commissions of the Conference are supplied: Commission on Procedure, Economic Commission for the Balkans and Finland, Economic Commission for Italy, General Commission, Legal and Drafting Commission, Military Commission and Political and Territorial Commissions for each of Bulgaria, Finland, Hungary, Italy and Romania. Records of the following Sub-Commissions of the Conference are supplied: Drafting Sub-Commission (Legal and Drafting Commission), Sub-Commission on Reparations (Economic Commission for Italy), and Sub-Commission on the Statute of the Free Territory of Trieste (Political and Territorial Commission for Italy). Fonds consist of the following Series: S-0533 International Paris Peace Conference (1946)"

International Paris Peace Conference

Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO), Office of the Under-Secretary-General (OUSG) (1992-present)

  • AG-050
  • Fonds
  • 1946 - 2007

The arrangement and description of AG-050 is based on the “Peacekeeping Headquarters Retention Schedule,” v. 2, August 2011, Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) and Department of Field Support (DFS). The names of the series comprising AG-050 were drawn from the function series listed in the retention schedule. During archival processing, the files were assigned to series based on their function. Files originating from the offices of the Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping and the Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping were kept together and assigned to S-1834.

Fonds consists of the following Series:
S-1890 Mine Action
S-1889 Information Management and Public Information
S-1888 Security
S-1887 Humanitarian affairs
S-1886 Human rights
S-1885 Disarmament, demobilization and reintegration
S-1884 Law enforcement
S-1840 Legal - Legal agreements development and review
S-1834 Under-Secretary-General (USG) - Subject files
S-1833 Political Affairs - Coordination, partnership - Discussion and negotiation
S-1832 Management and Integration - Policy, procedure, best practice
S-1831 Military - Planning, strategy - Analysis of current mission capacity
S-1830 Military and Political - Planning, strategy - Mission establishment
S-1829 Management and Integration - Reporting to United Nations Headquarters
S-1828 Military - Policy, procedure, best practice
S-1827 Military

Department of Peacekeeping Operations - Office of the Under-Secretary-General

United Nations Yemen Observation Mission (UNYOM) (1963-1964)

  • AG-054
  • Fonds
  • 1958 - 1965

Included are correspondence, cables, reports, weekly operations summaries, and miscellaneous other documents concerning political and military matters, complaints and investigations, and the administration of the United Nations Yemen Observation Mission (UNYOM). Similar documents from the United Nations Liaison Offices in Cairo, El Kuba/Gizan, Gizan, Harad, Hodeida, Jeddah, Hajran, and Sada are included.

Correspondents include United Nation Headquarters in New York; the Saudi and Yemeni governments; United Arab Republic commanders General Kadi and General Mortagy; and various other United Nations missions including the United Nations Emergency Force, United Nations Truce Supervision Organization in Palestine (UNTSO), United Nations Operation in the Congo (ONUC), and the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA).

Fonds consists of the following Series:
S-0657 Subject Files
S-0656 Cables and Correspondence

UN Yemen Observation Mission

United Nations Temporary Executive Authority in West Irian (UNTEA) (1962-1963)

  • AG-059
  • Fonds
  • 1957 - 1965

Included are files of the Temporary Administrator, Djalal Abdoh; of the Deputy Administrator; of the Legal Advisor and the Principal Legal Advisor; and of UNTEA departments including Cultural Affairs, Social Affairs and Justice, Economic Affairs, Finance, Health, Traffic Power and Communications, Internal Affairs, and Public Affairs, 1962-1963.

These contain primarily correspondence and include cables, speeches, minutes, agendas, reports, staff lists, press releases, press clippings, directives, information circulars, decrees, agreements, contracts, claims, and other legal documents, all dealing with the UNTEA's task of administering West Irian.

A smaller amount of registry files, also 1962-1963, contain primarily correspondence, and cables, memoranda, telegrams, reports, press releases, transcripts of press conferences, radio and television transcripts, and accounts concerning UNTEA's structure and responsibilities, finances, legal matters, and public information.

Fonds consists of the following Series:
S-0703 Temporary Administrator
S-0702 Legal Advisor, Principal Legal Advisor, and Director of Social Affairs and Justice
S-0701 Deputy Administrator
S-0700 Department of Social Affairs and Justice
S-0699 Department of Cultural Affairs
S-0682 Subject Files - Administration, Finance, Organization, Public Information

United Nations Temporary Executive Authority in West New Guinea

United Nations Palestine Commission (UNPAC) (1948)

  • AG-060
  • Fonds
  • 1928 - 1959

Records consist primarily of correspondence, cables, memoranda, maps, personnel lists, working papers, reports, and press releases. These concern the Advance Party to Jerusalem, 1948- 1949, refugees, truces, the Negev Situation, and other matters having to do with UNPAC's work in the Middle East, as well as the administration of UNPAC.

Correspondents include the Jewish Agency, Leo Malania, Hadassah Hospital, the United Kingdom Mission to the United Nations, the Mandatory Power (British), Pable de Azcarate, and Ralph J. Bunche, the Principal Secretary of UNPAC.
Many of these records come from the offices of Bunche and de Azcarate.

Fonds consist of the following Series:
S-0624 Subject Files - Principal Secretary Dr. Ralph Bunche
S-0623 Correspondence - Principal Secretary Dr. Ralph Bunche
S-0614 Subject Files (UNPAC)
S-0453 Correspondence

UN Palestine Commission

United Nations Protection Force (UNPROFOR) (1992-1995) - United Nations Peace Forces (UNPF) (1995-1996)

  • AG-061
  • Fonds
  • 1988 - 1996

AG-061 encompasses the records of UNPROFOR and also contain records of the United Nations Peace Forces (UNPF), 31 March 1995 – 31 January 1996. The arrangement and description of records in AG-061 is based on the 'Taxonomy for Recordkeeping in Field Missions of UN Peacekeeping Operations,' June 2006. Offices of origin are indicated at the box level.

Fonds consist of the following Series:
S-1838 Military Support
S-1837 Governance and Civil Administration Support
S-1836 Civilian Police, by Sectors

United Nations Protection Force

United Nations Peace Forces (UNPF) (1995-1996)

  • AG-044
  • Fonds
  • 1988 - 1997

The functional description of records in AG-044 is based on the "Taxonomy for Recordkeeping in Field Missions of UN Peacekeeping Operations," June 2006.

Fonds consists of the following Sub-fonds:
AG-044-003 Common Activities
AG-044-002 Field Mission Support
AG-044-001 Field Operations

United Nations Peace Forces

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