Series consists of covering letters, correspondence and accounts of meetings (photostats) which are German Foreign Ministry records (evidently International Military Tribunal at Nuremberg exhibits), statements (photostats) of USSR prisoners of war who had been German officers in Spain, English language summaries of German Foreign Office documents on microfilm at the United States' Department of State, and a wide variety of additional material, all relating to providing data, as requested, to the Security Council's subcommittee on Spain established in 1946. The primary German Foreign Office correspondents are Franco and Mussolini. Submissions are by Security Council member countries (France, Britain, the United States, and the USSR), and by anti-fascism Spanish bodies (the Basque government, the exiled Spanish Republic, representatives of labour contingents, etc). Unarranged.
United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA)/Germany Mission: United States (U.S.) Zone (Pasing), Office of the Director
Series consists of correspondence, memoranda, cables, meeting minutes and agendas relating to meetings and conferences, instructions, policy and procedures, notes of the week, press releases, district circular letters, periodic reports containing narrative and statistics, team reports, questionnaires, surveys, samples of school textbooks and pamphlets printed by UNRRA, news clippings and organizational charts relating to the administration and operations of the U.S. Zone. Subjects include but are not limited to the following: administrative matters; the British and French zones; displaced persons: education, health, nationality, employment, Jewish problems and affairs, repatriation, tracing, welfare, child search, screening, etc.; camps and teams; legal matters; personnel matters; military government and directives; public information; security; and supplies and transport.
United Nations Mediator and Acting Mediator for Palestine: Headquarters - Advance Command Post, Haifa
Series consists of correspondence, cables, telegrams, memoranda, instructions, plans, log books, lists and rosters, radio messages, questionnaires, diaries, notes, daily reports and complaint forms, incident reports, meeting minutes and reports, maps, diagrams, and identity cards. Subjects include but are not limited to the following: port activities; troop movements; convoys; goods; supplies; ammunition; truce violations; decisions not complied with; UN administration and personnel; staff meetings; press conferences; Egyptian forces; Israeli Defense Forces; and the areas of Jerusalem, Nablus, Tel Aviv, and Tiberius. Correspondents include Ralph Bunche, UN Mediator for Palestine; Count Folke Bernadotte, UN Acting Mediator for Palestine; Colonel Thord Bonde, Chief of Staff; Colonel W. Hamilton Hunter, Chief of Operations; General Aage Lundstrom, Chief of Staff; General William E. Riley, Chief of Staff; Colonel B. Baruch, Israeli Defense Forces; and Dr. Walter Eytan, Head of Israeli Delegation at Rhodes.
Series primarily documents records related to the Committee on Contributions, but also includes files documenting international meetings and conferences. Records relating to the Committee on Contributions are arranged chronologically.
United Nations Truce Supervision Organization (UNTSO), Special Advisor/Consultant - Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan/Israel Mixed Armistice Commission (HJK-I-MAC)
Series consists of correspondence, incoming and outgoing cables, memoranda, photographs, summary records, newsclippings, press releases, maps, reports, verbatim records of meetings, drafts of resolutions, and operations logs. Subjects include but are not limited to the following: a series of over a hundred Emergency Meetings regarding various incidents including; firing on and burning of villages; destruction of houses and property; explosions; illegal line crossings; firings; and firings on irrigation pipes; theft and destruction of fishing nets; explosions on railways; pumping of water from Lake Tiberias; and a large number of complaint and investigation reports. Correspondents include Lieutentant Colonel J. A. Huot, Chairman for UN; Lieutenant-General Odd Bull, Chief of Staff, UNTSO; Ralph Bunche, Under-Secretary for Special Political Affairs; Lieutenant Colonel Daoud for Jordan Delegation; Henri Vigier, Special Advisor, Consultant; Lieutenant Colonel O. H. Burn, New Zealand Army, Chairman, HJK-I-MAC; Major J. T. Bramlett, Operations Officer; Lieutenant Colonel O. Oian, Norwegian Army, UNMO; and Major G. Manders, Royal Netherlands Army, UNMO.
Office of the Secretary-General: Special Political Affairs Section: United Nations Suez Canal Operations (UNSCO)
Series consists of correspondence, cables, telegrams, memoranda, meeting reports, aide-memoires, bibliographies, lists, invoices, brochures, business cards, tables, and diagrams relating to the administration and operations of the Suez Canal clearance operations. Subjects include but are not limited to the following: negotiations between the French government and the Suez Canal Company over the salvage of the Statue of Ferdinand de Lessop; specifications of salvage equipment; transit dues; pilot fees; and offers of assistance to UNSCO from various organizations and private companies. Correspondents include Dag Hammerskjold, UN Secretary-General; Lt. General R. A. Wheeler, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General; D. G. Sullivan, Chief Administration Officer, UNSCO; Alfred George Katzin, UN Deputy Under-Secretary; Colonel Mahmoud Younis, Engineer, Member of the Director's Office, Suez Canal Authority, Ismailia; and Claude Boillot, Suez Canal Company.
Office of the Special Assistant to the Personal Representative of the Secretary-General
Series consists of correspondence, memoranda, incoming and outgoing cables, itineraries, reports, agendas for meetings, maps of Palestine, notes from informal meetings, and written testimonies. Subjects include but are not limited to the following: outline of a confederation scheme; draft of rules of procedure for hearings, testimonies, and expert advice; Arab and Jewish claims and formal disagreements; drafts of project to create a federal state; code list; proposals, correspondence and written testimonies from many Jewish and Arab organizations including the Arab Bank, Mr. David Ben-Gurion of the Jewish Agency for Palestine, The Central Committee of the Communist Party of Palestine, Hadassah: The Women's Zionist Organization of America, and League for Jewish-Arab Rapprochement and Cooperation. Correspondents include Secretary-General Dr. Ralph Bunche; Mr. Emil Sandstrop, Chairman, UNSCOP;and Peter Anker, UN Mission Somoa.
The United Nations Suez Clearance Operations (UNSCO) task was to restore the Suez Canal to operating condition after it was blocked by debris as a result of the 1956 Israel/Egypt War. UNSCO operated between December 1956 and April 1957.
Included are correspondence, reports, working papers, clippings, press releases; and salvage lists, maps and charts showing wreck locations and UNSCO operations.
These concern the dredging of the canal; rehabilitation of maintenance workshops, restoration of navigational lighting and telecommunications; and the resumption of canal traffic.
Series consists of correspondence, cables, memoranda and draft memoranda, report outlines, surveys and survey reports, field operations reports, weekly reports, summary reports, final progress reports, reports of conversations, chronologies, indexes, appendices, schedules, lists, logs, inventories, diaries, aide-memoires, handwritten notes, tables, diagrams, floor plans, blueprints, photographs, receipts, invoices, transmittal sheets, biographical notes, press reports, press releases, press clippings, dictionaries, technical manuals, reprints of conference papers, periodical publications, business cards, and company catalogues and brochures relating to the administration and operations of the Suez Canal clearance operations.
Subjects include but are not limited to the following: salvage fleets; salvaged wrecks and other property; telecommunications; electrical equipment and installation; floating apparatus; activities of the British Admiralty and the Anglo-French Fleet; administrative, personnel and financial matters; agreements with the Egyptian government; compensation to Suez Canal shareholders; salvors' rights; the Civil-Watch Unit; returned vessels to owners; policy negotiations; subcontractors; canal dues; damages to workshops; and local shipping agents.
Correspondents include Dag Hammerskjold, UN Secretary-General; Lieutenant-General R. A. Wheeler, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General; Alfred George Katzin, UN Deputy Under-Secretary; Colonel Mahmoud Younis, Engineer, Member of the Director's Office, Suez Canal Authority, Ismailia; Major M. Haaksalo, UN Civil Watch; Harry Howell of Howell and Co.; D. G. Sullivan, Chief Administrative Office, UNSCO; George Lansky, Chief, Field Operation Service; M. Sobhi, Engineer, Head of Transmission Section, Suez Canal Authority; Charles Barton Reynolds, Engineer, International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation.