- 1952 - 1973
Executive office of the Secretary-General - 1946-1961
Chef de Cabinet - 1961-1973
Series consists of the working files of Jan Van Wijk, relating to the special missions of Ambassador de Ribbing in Burami and Oman. Van Wijk, as a UN Secretariat representative, accompanied de Ribbing on his 1960 trip to Burami. The bulk dates are 1955-1967. Included are the background material on Burami and Oman, the history of conflicts in the area, transcript of sittings of Burami Arbitration Tribunal, De Ribbing's handwritten notes on Burami mission, the 1961 registration of Burami refugees in Dammam, De Ribbing's reports, and correspondence and maps. Correspondents include Azzam Pasha, Prince Feisal, UK representative to UN Patrick Dean, Deputy Chef de Cabinet Jose Rolz-Bennet, Herbert de Ribbing, Secretaries-General Dag Hammarskjold and U Thant
Accession numbers are unknown.
Last folder in series was added at a later date; accession number is 1998/0002.