Series early records are those of Andrew Cordier, Executive Assistant to the Secretary-General, and later records those of Ralph Bunche, Under-Secretary-General for Special Political Affairs. Records types include letters and a wide variety of attachments, including numbered code cables, new clippings, 15 photographs, and United Nations documents, (including some 1958 "Summaries of developments", mimeographed), relating to UNCURK. Documented are political and economic developments in Korea, including civilian problems, and proceedings of the Committee of UNCURK. The photographs, various sizes, include group portraits of UNCURK members, UNCURK sites, and United Nations Day ceremonies. Correspondents include C.V. Narasimhan, Secretary General Trygve Lie, and the UNCURK Principal Secretary. Arranged chronologically.
Series consists of letters, memoranda, clear cables, numbered code cables, press releases, UNSCOB reports (including Inspection Tour of Northern Frontiers of Greece), photographs of Alpha Island (7 bxw, various sizes), minutes of UNSCOB meetings, and United Nations documents relating to UNSCOB. Documented are UNSCOB progress and activities, updates on the political situation in Greece, and UNSCOB administration. Correspondents include: Andrew Cordier, Secretary-General Trygve Lie, Constantin Zinchenko Assistant Secretary-General of Security Council Affairs, and UNSCOB staff (including Raoul Aglion Principal Secretary). Arranged alphabetically by subject.
Series was created, in large part, by Andrew Cordier, who served as Executive Assistant to the Secretary-General 1946-1961. Subsequently a couple of files were added by Ralph Bunche in his capacity as Under-Secretary-General for Special Political Affairs (1958-1972). Records include correspondence, incoming and outgoing code cables, incoming and outgoing clear cables, administrative files, reports, photographs, and maps related to the activities of the UN Truce Supervision Organization (UNTSO) in the Middle East. Documented are administrative matters, incidents, political matters, the status of UNTSO within the area, activities of the Mixed Armistice Commissions (MAC's), the establishment of Government House, truce negotiations, and regional conflicts in 1948, 1956, and 1967. Correspondents include Acting UN Mediator for Palestine Ralph J. Bunche, Assistant to the Executive Assistant Leo Malania, and UNTSO Chiefs of Staff William Riley, Vagn Bennike, E.L.M. Burns, and Carl C. von Horn. Arranged in approximate alphabetical sequence.
Series consists of correspondence, memoranda, budgets, reports and administrative files relating to the establishment of mission offices, financial planning, pay rates for UN soldiers, working papers, and mission manuals. Missions represented include UN Truce Supervision Organization (UNTSO), UN Conciliation Commission for Palestine (UNCCP), the Peace Observation Commission, Missions Coordinating Committee, and Observer Panel I. Correspondents represented include Secretaries-General Trygvie Lie, Dag Hammarskjold, and U Thant. Arranged alphabetically by subject.
Series consists of correspondence, summaries of phone conversations, and incoming and outgoing clear cables, incoming and outgoing code cables. Subjects include armistice negotiations between Israel, Syria, Lebanon, Egypt, and Jordan, cease-fire arrangements, and Security Council and General Assembly resolutions on the conflicts. Correspondents include Secretary-General Trygve Lie, Assistant to the Executive Assistant Leo Malania, Israeli Ambassador Abba Eban, UN Mediator Count Folke Bernadotte, Acting UN Mediator Ralph Bunche. Arranged chronologically.
Series documents the activities of the Jerusalem Municipal Commissioner, the United Nations Truce Commission, the United Nations Special Committee on Palestine (UNSCOP), and the United Nations Palestine Commission (UNPAC), as well as trips made by Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjold and others. Records include reports, working papers, correspondence, code and clear cables, and itineraries. Arranged alphabetically by subject.
Series contains copies of treaties, maps showing boundary lines, photographs, photostats of 1949 negotiation meetings, and correspondence. Arranged in small sets of files.
Series created and maintained until 1961 by Andrew Cordier, Executive Assistant to the Secretary-General, and subsequently by C. V. Narasimhan, Chef de Cabinet. Records include correspondence, incoming and outgoing code cables, and incoming and outgoing clear cables (relating to the special commission created to resolve local disputes). Arranged by type of record.
Series contains cables, correspondence, and reports. Subjects include plan to survey economic needs of the area and make reccommendations. Also includes 1 file on successor agency, UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). Arranged alphabetically by subject.
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.