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S-0205 · Series · 1949 - 1967
Part of United Nations Office for Special Political Affairs (1955-1991)

Executive Assistant to SG (1946-1961: Cordier) Series contains cables, correspondence, reports related to activities of Israel-Syria Mixed Armistice Commission (ISMAC). Commission set up to resolve minor incidents between Syria and Israel over border crossings, overflights by aircraft, illegal cultivation, etc. Subjects include incidents, the demilitarized zone, and meetings.

Actual series size: 4.5 feet.

Accession numbers: A/85; A/418; A/559; RR 65/179; A/588.

S-0215 · Series · 1960 - 1967
Part of United Nations Office for Special Political Affairs (1955-1991)

UN. Executive Assistant to the Secretary - General (1946-1961: Cordier)
UN. Under-Secretary-General for Special Political Affairs (1958-1972: Bunche)

Series consists of incoming and outgoing clear cables, correspondence, reports, newspaper clippings, press releases, and public statements relating to all aspects of the Congo Government. The files include information on the convening of parliament; visits to New York, London, and Italy by Congolese Premier Mr. Cyrille Adoula; correspondence regarding various government issues by Adoula; records relating to Prime Minister Moise Tshombe; draft laws designing the court system; a Christmas address to the Congolese people by Mobutu Sese Seko (1966); general information on new provinces; agreements between the United Nations and the Congo; drafts and copies of the constitution; and a speech by President Kasavubu.

Accession Number: 75/7

S-0082 · Series · 1960 - 1967
Part of United Nations Office for Special Political Affairs (1955-1991)

UN. Deputy Chef de Cabinet (1962-1964 : Rolz-Bennett)
Series consists of Jose Rolz-Bennett's reference set of letters (mostly copies), memoranda, numbered code cables, ONUC reports on civilian operations, Congo Republic draft constitution (copies), ONUC directives, and UN documents relating to ONUC finances, personnel, and operations. Also included is a copy of a speech given by the Under-Secretary-General Ralph Bunche on March 16, 1964 during the Dag Hammarskjold lecture series relating to ONUC. Correspondents include: Rolz-Bennett, Bunche, Secretary-General U Thant, Moise Tshombe (the provincial president of Katanga), and Permanent Representatives from various countries.
Accession Numbers: Unknown

S-0323 · Series · 1954 - 1967
Part of United Nations Office for Special Political Affairs (1955-1991)

Series consists of letters, cables, aide memoire, itineraries, name lists, resumes and medical certificates relating to the administration of military assistance, including consultations on agreements between participating states and the United Nations, rotation and repatriation of military personnel, logistics and miscellaneous financial arrangements. Primary correspondents include Andrew Cordier, Dag Hammarskjold, U Thant, Brian Urquhart, UNEF I Force Commanders and liaison staff of participating states, including Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Denmark, Finland, India, Indonesia, Italy, Norway, Pakistan, Sweden, the United States of America and Yugoslavia..

S-0315 · Series · 1956 - 1967
Part of United Nations Office for Special Political Affairs (1955-1991)

Series consists of incoming and outgoing numbered code cables (signed originals) relating to military, political, legal and administrative matters, including operations, the withdrawal of foreign troops from Egypt, deployment and troop strength, incidents and violations on air, sea and land, survey and demarcation of frontier lines, the expulsion of foreigners, the repatriation of prisoners of war, negotiations with the host country on UNEF's operation, Suez Canal levies, the return of El Arish settlement to Egypt's civil administration, UNEF reoroganizations, security arrangements, finance, logistics, personnel and miscellaneous general services. Correspondents include Ralph Bunche, Major-General Edson L.M. Burns, Andrew Cordier, Dag Hammarskjold, George Lansky, Chakvarathi Narasimhan, Major-General Carlos Flores Paiva Chaves, Lieutenant-General Indar Rikhye, Jose Rolz-Bennett, Major-General Syseno Sarmento, Major-General Prem Singh Gyani, Constantin Stavropoulos, Donald Sullivan, U Thant, Brian Urquhart and David Vaughan.

S-0163 · Series · 1948 - 1967
Part of United Nations Office for Special Political Affairs (1955-1991)

Series created and maintained until 1961 by Andrew Cordier, Executive Assistant to the Secretary-General, and subsequently by Ralph Bunche, the Under-Secretary-General for Special Political Affairs who also served as Acting Mediator for Palestine. Records include correspondence, statistics, photographs, incoming and outgoing clear cables, and reports relating to the activities of the Mixed Armistice Commissions (MAC's): Israel-Syria MAC (ISMAC), Israel-Lebanon MAC (ILMAC), Egypt-Israel MAC (EIMAC), and Hashemite Jordan Kingdom-Israel MAC (HJK-I-MAC). Correspondents include Secretaries-General Trygve Lie, Dag Hammarskjold, and U Thant, as well as Israeli ambassador Abba Eban, UNTSO Chiefs-of-Staff William Riley, Vagn Bennike, E.L.M. Burns, Carl C. von Horn, and Odd Bull. Arranged by commission, and therein by subject.

S-0314 · Series · 1956 - 1967
Part of United Nations Office for Special Political Affairs (1955-1991)

UN. Office for Special Political Affairs (1956-1972: Bunche)

Series consists of incoming and outgoing unnumbered code cables (signed originals), numbered code cables (carbon copies) and clear cables (carbon copies) relating to military, political and administrative matters, including frontier lines surveys, deployment and troop strength, aircraft overflight regulations, freedom of movement, incidents, the repatriation of prisoners of war, the withdrawal of foreign troops from Egypt, the expulsion of foreigners, Suez Canal levies, the return of El Arish settlement to Egypt's civil administration, the blockade of the Strait of Tiran, the Secretary-General's reports to the Security Council, UNEF I reorganizations, logistical assistance to the United Nations Yemen Observation Mission (UNYOM) and the United Nations Operations in the Congo (ONUC), budget and finance, communications, transport, personnel, and miscellaneous general services. Primary correspondents include Dag Hammarskjold, George Lansky, U Thant, Robert Vaughan and the UNEF I force commanders

UN. Under-Secretary-General for Special Political Affairs (1965-1971 : Rolz-Bennett)
Series consists of letters (mostly copies), clear cables, numbered code cables, Secretary-General draft reports, notes to the file, press clippings, press releases, speeches of the Secretary-General and United Nations documents. This series documents political incidents that took place between the Republic of the Ivory Coast and the Republic of Guinea in 1967, over the detention of two Guinearn diplomats in the Rpublic of the Ivory Coast. Correspondence includes: Jose Rolz-Bennett, Chef de Cabinet C.V. Narasimhan, Secretary-General U Thant, representatives of Guinea (including the President Ahmed Sekou Toure) and of the Ivory Coast, and the Special Representivates of the Secretary-General (including Pier P. Spinelli.)
Accession Numbers: Unknown

S-0077 · Series · 1965 - 1967
Part of United Nations Office for Special Political Affairs (1955-1991)

Administrative history: The duration of the mission was May 1956 to October 1966.

Series documents administrative matters, meetings with representatives of the Organization of American States (OAS), and includes situation updates. Records consist of clear cables, numbered and unnumbered code cables, mission reports, draft progress reports of the Representative of the Secretary-General in the Dominican Republic Jose Antonio Maybre, OAS reports, etc. Arranged alphabetically by subject.

S-0080 · Series · 1964 - 1968
Part of United Nations Office for Special Political Affairs (1955-1991)

UN. Deputy Chef de Cabinet (1962-1964 : Rolz-Bennett) - UN. Under-Secretary-General for Special Political Affairs (1965-1970 : Rolz-Bennett).
Series consists of Jose Rolz-Bennett's reference set of minutes of meetings no. 252-607 (inclusive) of the Political Liaison Committee in Cyprus (copies). Meetings were divided into military affairs: topics including fortifications and military incidents; and civilian affairs: topics including freedom of movement, water supplies, agriculture, and property. Meetings were held in Nicosia. Present were UN Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) top echelon (including Colonel W. W. Turner, Deputy Chief of Staff; and G.L. Sherry, Senior Political Advisor) and a Political Liaison Officer from either the Cyprus government (Chr. Kythreutis) or the Turkish Cypriots (A.M. Berberoglu or Umit Suleiman).
Accession Numbers: A/585