Series documents the interactions of Brian E. Urquhart and other senior UN officials with leaders of African countries excepting Congo. Also documented is UN involvement in peacekeeping in the Western Sahara region (1980-1984), humanitarian efforts in Nigeria and Biafra (1968-1970), and the refugee crisis in Rwanda and Burundi (1963-1966). Arranged alphabetically by country or region in the following order: Africa (general information), Biafra, Burundi, Chad, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Libya, Nigeria, Rwanda/Burundi, Somalia/Horn of Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Western Sahara, Zaire and Zambia. Documents in the series include correspondence, code cables, reports and notes.
Series documents the mediation and peacekeeping efforts of Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjold, Brian E. Urquhart and other senior UN officials such as Dr. Ralph Bunche during the Katanga secessionist movement in the Republic of the Congo (1960-1964). Represented are the following United Nations task forces: Organization de Nations Unies Du Congo (ONUC), UN Advisory Committee on the Congo and the UN Conciliation Commission for the Congo. The series is arranged in three broad categories: cables (incoming and outgoing code cables), subject files, and the records of the United Nations Conciliation Commission of the Congo. The series includes minutes of meetings, correspondence, press releases, speeches, and photographs. Correspondents include SG Hammarskjold, Haile Selassie (Emperor of Ethiopia), Joseph Kasa-Vubu (President of the Republic of Congo), Cyrille Adoula (Prime Minister of the Republic of Congo), Moise Tshombe (President of the secessionist African state of Katanga) and Kwame Nkrumah (President of Ghana). Documented in this series is the withdrawal of UN forces from the Republic of the Congo (1964), the incident at Elisabethville (1961) and an inquiry into the death of Dag Hammarskjold (1961).
Series contains the working files of the senior military liaison officer for the United Nations Advance Mission in Cambodia (UNAMIC). Series is arranged by numeric subject classification.
Title based on series contents.
S-1054 consists of video cassettes and audio cassettes. Copyright restrictions may apply; please consult the archivist.
UNFICYP Headquarters, Nicosia, Operations Branch: Weekly Information Reports
Series consists of weekly reports. Subjects include but are not limited to the following: Greek, Turkish, and Cypriat relations; National Guard Training; bomb smuggling; defections; attitude towards UN; explosions in Alaminos; shooting incidents; detention of UN personnel by Cyprus police; celebrations and parades; rebuilding of sand bag barriers; disputes regarding boundry of demilitarized zone; construction projects and fortifications. Reports prepared by Lieut. Colonel G. Streijffert, for the Commander of UN Forces in Cyprus.
DAG-13 / 3.12
Good Offices Committee and United Nations Commission for Indonesia
Series consists of correspondence, incoming and outgoing cables, telegrams, telegram excerpts, handwritten documents, memoranda, draft reports, preliminary reports, action reports, formal and informal reports, interim reports, progress reports, final reports, weekly committee reports, incident reports, investigative reports, reports of conversations, annexes to reports, compilations of reports, appendices, working papers and draft working papers, minutes of meetings, records of meetings, summary records, statements, replies to statements, draft rules, rules of procedure, resolutions, agreements, proclamations, declarations, regulations, laws and draft laws, plebiscites, manifestos, motions, orders, petitions, agendas, provisional agendas, interview guides, witness testimonies, communiques, speeches, newsclippings, news bulletins, press releases, press digests, press reviews, transcripts of radio broadcasts, lists, logs, chronologies, glossaries, aides-memoires, corrigenda, rectifications, resumes, biographical notes, booklets, journal articles, maps, routing slips, and song lyrics. Subjects include but are not limited to the following: UNCI organization and administration; Netherlands and Indonesian delegations; UNCI Central Joint Board and its local joint committees and sub-committees; UNCI Contact Committee; UNCI Military Executive Board; UNCI Round Table Conference; The Hague Agreement; Renville Agreement; Benkulan Agreement; Dr. van Roijen's statement of May 7; Roem Memoranda to SECCO; political developments in Madura and West Java; incidents in Bekasi, Makasser, Malang, and Wonosari; Westerling Incident at Bandung; South Moluccas Affair; Dutch military truce violations; Dutch military withdrawal, evacuation, and demobilization; evacuation of Dutch-controlled territory; situation of Chinese residents; detainees on Island of Bangka; expelled families; safety of military observers and other UN personnel; transfer of sovereignty; rights of self-determination; current economic resources; economic policies for post-war Indonesia; dispatch of H.M.S. Kortenauer; International Red Cross; functions and activities of journalists and press officers; political organizations; non-governmental organizations; strikes; casualties; cessation of hostilities; political prisoners; and significant territorial interests.
Correspondents include Trygve Lie, U.N. Secretary-General; J.A. Romanos, Principal-Secretary, UNCI; Hooker A. Doolittle, Chairman, SECCO-UNCI; H.L. s'Jacob, Chairman, UNCI, Batavia; J.R.L. van den Bloock, Chairman, UNCI, Central Joint Board; Dr. Mohd Roem, Chairman, Republican Delegation for the Committee of Good Offices; Tsiang Chia Tung, Chinese Consulate General/Chairman, Consular Commission; Sukarno, President of Republic of Indonesia/Supreme Commander of Armed Forces; Dr. A. K. Gani, Vice Premier of Republic of Indonesia; Major-General D.C. Buurman van Vreeden, Representative of Netherlands Delegation Security Committee; Dr. J. Leimeno, Representative of Delegation of Republic of Indonesia Security Committee; Major-General D.R.A. van Langen, Royal Netherlands Indonesian Army; T.G. Narayanan, Secretary, SECCO Committee of Good Offices; Frank P. Graham, Chairman, SECCO Committee of Good Offices; T. Elink Schuurman, Acting Chairman, Netherlands Delegation Committee Representing the Netherlands Government with the Committee of Good Offices; Abdul Kakir Widjojoatmodjo, Chairman, Netherlands Delegation Committee Representing the Netherlands Government with the Committee of Good Offices; H. van Vredenburch, Vice-Chairman, Netherlands Delegation; Major T.J. Deckers (Belgian), MILEX Board; Colonel Willard B. Carlock (U.S.), MILEX Board; Brigadier C.E. Prior (Australia), Chairman, MILEX Board; Alistair M. Taylor, Press Officer, UNCI; Mr. Aeschlimann, Representative, International Red Cross for South East Asia; Political Bureau Central Committee of Indonesian Communist Party; Federation of Chinese Associations (Chung Hua Tsung Hui); and Working Committee of the Youth Board of Republic of Indonesia.
*S-0004 Records relating to United Nations Commission for Indonesia in AG-011 Executive Office of the Secretary-General EOSG
Series documents the Secretary-General's communications with the heads-of-states and representatives to the United Nations. This series comprises those member states case files which document the official relationships within the United Nations as an organization. Deaths of and assassination attempts on heads-of-state are documented, as are some of the more salient crises of the period, such as the Iran/Iraq war and the diplomat hostage taking in Iran. The incoming correspondence of most heads-of-state is included. Writing on behalf of the Secretary-General are senior officials such as the Chef-de-Cabinet, the Under-Secretary-General for Political and General Assembly Affairs, the Assistant Secretary-General for Special Political Questions, and the Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs and Decolonization.
Arranged alphabetically by country.
Administrative history: The first records registry was set up during the London period of the Preparatory Commission of the United Nations (between 21 November 1945 and 31 January 1946) and patterned after that of the British Foreign Office (Erlandsson in Archivaria, Winter 1978).
Series contains all the centrally filed records of the Secretariat from its early period. Predominant date range is 1946-1952. The categories of the filing system are: Office of the Secretary-General (100), Administrative and financial (200), Conferences and general services (300), Economic and Social Council (400), Economic Affairs (500), Social Affairs (600), General (700), General Assembly (800), Legal Affairs (900), Public Information (1000), correspondence with individuals and miscellaneous organizations (1100), Security Council (1200), Security Council affairs (1300), Trusteeship Council (1400), Trusteeship affairs (1500), Military Staff Committee (1600). Arranged numerically according to the numbered file classification system.
Related records: For departmentally filed records of the same period see those records groups (now called fonds) which were formerly numbered DAG-1, DAG-2, etc. For earlier related records see the two fonds: United Nations Temporary London Office and Preparatory Commission of the United Nations. Arranged in subject classification number order.
Variations in title: Previously called 'Central Registry 1946-1948' and 'Central Registry (RAG-1)'.
Source of title: Title based on provenance and contents.
Series consists of index cards with information regarding individuals, both nationals and foreign nationals. Arranged alphabetically by name.
Restrictions: Series contains sensitive personal information. Please consult an archivist for access details.