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Secretary-General Kurt Waldheim (1972-1981)
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Emergency and Relief Operations

Series documents interactions of the Secretary-General's office with various UN emergency and relief operations (including refugee work in South-East Asia), development programmes, United Nations Associations, environmental programmes, the United Nations University, UNICEF (including International Year of the Child), as well as population, human rights, trade and disarmament activities.

Specialized Agencies

Series documents the liaison of the Secretary-General with the specialized agencies of the United Nations: the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the International Labour Organization (ILO), the Inter-Governmental Maritime Consultative Organization (IMCO), the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the Universal Postal Union (UPU), the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (World Bank), the World Health Organization (WHO), the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), and the World Meterological Organization (WMO). Records include correspondence, handwritten notes, news clippings, etc. Arranged alphabetically by organization.

Principal Organs - General Assembly

Series contains the General Assembly session files (the 26th Session to the 36th Session, as well as the 6th Special Session to the 11th Special Session). Records are primarily UN documents, with additional subfiles containing correspondence, handwritten notes, press releases, and so forth. Appended is a set of files on the 'Permanent Representatives of United Nations Member States'. Arranged in the following broad categories (and therein chronologically, numbered by meeting): General Assembly Sessions (regular and special), then a set of 'exxcerpts from verbatim records', and finally the chronological set of files concerning 'Permanent Representatives of United Nations Member States'.

Correspondence - Heads-of-State, Governments, Representatives and Observers

Series documents the Secretary-General's communications with the heads-of-states and representatives to the United Nations. This series comprises those member states case files which document the official relationships within the United Nations as an organization. Deaths of and assassination attempts on heads-of-state are documented, as are some of the more salient crises of the period, such as the Iran/Iraq war and the diplomat hostage taking in Iran. The incoming correspondence of most heads-of-state is included. Writing on behalf of the Secretary-General are senior officials such as the Chef-de-Cabinet, the Under-Secretary-General for Political and General Assembly Affairs, the Assistant Secretary-General for Special Political Questions, and the Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs and Decolonization.

Arranged alphabetically by country.

Political - Disarmament

Series documents the period of world concern about the nuclear power struggle, particularly the period when the annual World Disarmament Conference was held, 1972-1976. The chronological disarmament files span 1972-1981. Records include correspondence, code cables, press releases, speeches, and documents. Correspondents include the Under-Secretary-General for Political - and Security Council Affairs and the Special Representative of the Secretary-General to the Committee on Disarmament. Arranged in broad topical categories in the following order: 'chronological files', 'World Disarmament Conference', 'Advisory Board / Committee on Disarmament', and miscellaneous records (and therein chronologically).

Political - Country Files

Series documents the Secretary-General's contacts and information gathering relating to the member nations of the United Nations. Records include correspondence with heads-of-states, foreign ministers and representatives, as well as code cables, handwritten notes, speeches, UN documents, news clippings, photographs, etc. Arranged in several alphabetical - sequences by country, with an additional subseries on 'Troubled areas' at the end.

Series contains files with contents missing (reason unknown).
Please note that the series contains the following boxes: 1 to 52, 61 to 101 (there are no boxes numbered 53 to 60).

Peacekeeping - Cyprus

Series comprises the documented record of the Secretary-General's involvement in the Cyprus conflicts, both political (including nation building), and military, that is, the activities of the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP). Records include code cables, correspondence, speeches, handwritten notes, and photographs. Organizational aspects of UNFICYP are documented, as are invasion, ceasefire, refugee issues, the coup of the Cyprus National Guard, the death of Presiden Makarios, etc. Correspondents include Turk and Greek UN representatives, as well as other officials and national figures. Arranged in broad categories in the following order (and therein chronologically): 'notes for the files', 'UNFICYP', 'country files', 'chronological files', intercommunal talks', 'correspondence', UN documents, and miscellaneous records, including clear cables.

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