Records, which also include those of the United Nations Representative for India and Pakistan, consist primarily of correspondence and cables, 1948-1950, concerning practical arrangements for the plebiscite, and general matters concerning the situation in Jammu and Kashmir. Correspondents at United Nations Headquarters include Andrew Cordier, and Secretary-General Trygve Lie; other correspondents include the United Nations Press Officer in New Delhi, the Indian and Pakistani governments, the Prime Ministers of India and Pakistan, and Eric Colban, Principal Secretary of UNCIP. Other records include reports, minutes, resolutions by and about Gilgit, refugees, United Nations Military Observers, political prisoners, and propaganda. A signed copy of the Karachi Agreement of July 27, 1949, which was the cease-fire agreement, is included.
Fonds consist of the following Series:
S-0694 Subject Files - United Nations Commission for India and Pakistan (UNCIP) and United Nations Representative for India and Pakistan (UNRIP)
S-0693 Correpondence Files - United Nations Commission for India and Pakistan (UNCIP) and United Nations Representative for India and Pakistan (UNRIP)
S-0692 Subject Files - United Nations Plebiscite Administrator for Jammu and Kashmir