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Public interest and information - 700 series - numbered subject files

Series relates to public interest in issues such as peacekeeping operations - in the Middle East, in Namibia, and in Vietnam, educational services, photograph and film projects, Secretary-General's speaking engagements and appearances, the United Nations Bookshop and publications Records consist of correspondence - including with the public, newsletters, newspaper clippings, invitations, schedules, and United Nations official documents relating to the administration of the public relations function. Correspondents include Secretaries-General U Thant and Kurt Waldheim, and Deputy Chef de Cabinet and later Under-Secretary-General for Special Political Affairs Jose Rolz-Bennett, . Arranged in numbered subject categories.

Social matters - 800 series - numbered subject files

Series relates to the administration of social policies such as human rights issues - including apartheid in South Africa, disaster assistance activities, and reconstruction emergency assistance. Records consist of correspondence, memoranda, reports, commercial publications, press releases, newspaper clippings, United Nations official documents and clear cables. Correspondents include Secretary-General U Thant, Under-Secretary-General for Special Political Affairs Ralph Bunche, Deputy Chef de Cabinet and later Under-Secretary-General for Special Political Affairs Jose Rolz-Bennett, and Director of the Division of Human Rights Marc Schreiber. Arranged in numbered subject categories.

Trusteeship - 900 series - numbered subject files

Series relates to the non-self-governing territories including Gibraltar, South West Africa, the Island of Perim, the Portuguese Territories and West Irian. Records include correspondence, memoranda, cables, published status reports, and United Nations official documents related to trusteeship administration. Correspondents include Secretary-General U Thant, Deputy Chef de Cabinet Jose Rolz-Bennett, and Legal Counsel C. A. Stavropoulos. Arranged in numbered subject categories.

Technical assistance - 1000 series - numbered subject files

Series relates to technical improvement projects such as the Mekong Project - Vietnam, development of Lumbini in Nepal, activities of the Economic Commission for Asia and the Far East, and Ambassador Herbert de Ribbing's activities on Thailand and Cambodia. Records include correspondence, memoranda, committee notices and meeting reports, reports of conversations with diplomats, press briefings, and clear cables relating to the internal administration and coordination of technical assistance. Correspondents include Secretary-General U Thant, Under-Secretary-General of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs Philippe de Seynes, Secretary of the Economic Commission for Asia and the Far East U Nyun, Special Representative of the Secretary-General to Cambodia and Thailand Ambassador Herbert de Ribbing, and Director of the Department of Special Fund Operations Arthur Goldschmidt. Arranged in numbered subject categories.

Africa - Subject Files - Sir Robert Jackson

Senior Consultant to the Administrator, UNDP - 1971: Robert Jackson; Under-Secretary General, Coordinator - UN Assistance to Indo-China, Zambia, Cape Verde - 1975-1979: Jackson

Series consists of correspondence, notes and newspaper clippings relating to Aswan High Dam debate, UNDP/FAO project at the Lake Nasser Development Centre in 1971 and of the correspondence, reports and notes relating to the assistance and international contributions to Cape Verde Islands in 1975. Correspondents include the Prime Minister of Cape Verde Islands Pedro Pires and Secretary-General Kurt Waldheim.

Accession numbers are unknown.

Former series: DAG1/1.3.1.0.8 - 1/2 box, 1.3.1.0.9 - 1/2 box

Burami and Oman - subject files

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.

Executive Office - Other Officials - subject files

UN. Executive Assistant to the Secretary-General - 1946-1961:Cordier

Series consists of documents created by various officials of the S-G's Executive office. The files of Raoul Aglion contain the UN documents, notes, reports and correspondence documenting the expert assistance to Europe in 1946, - reflecting Aglion's involvement in Economic Reconstruction and Special Studies Division of Department of Economic Affairs and organizational issues, such as the allocation of top-ranking posts, secretariat organization etc created during Aglion's tenure in S-G Executive Office in 1946-1948.
The files of William Stoneman, Special Advisor to S-G contain the clear cables and other correspondence related to trips of S-G Trygve Lie. Also included is correspondence from Gunnar Myrdal, the Executive Secretary of Economic Commission for Europe to Secretaries-General Trygve Lie and Dag Hammarskjold.

Publications Board - papers, reports and memoranda

UN. Executive Assistant to the Secretary-General - 1946:1961

Series consists of papers, interoffice memoranda and reports of the Publications Board for the period of 1947-1954. Documented are requests for publication, budget and distribution issues, policy decisions, administrative instructions and survey of documentation. Also included are 2 bound volumes of 1950-1951 publication programmes - oversized and reports of the Supervisory Commission of the League of Nations - 1935-1945, containing information on publications.

Accession number is 62/1130 - A/397

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