Series James F. Engers working files - S-0252

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S-0252

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James F. Engers working files

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  • 1946 - 1968 (Creation)

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No. of Boxes: 9

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UN. Executive Assistant to the Secretary-General - 1946-1961
Under-Secretary-General for Special Political Affairs - 1959-1961
UN. Chef de Cabinet - 1961-1973

Series consists of personal working files created by James F. Engers as senior Political Affairs Officer, Department of Political and Security Council Affairs - 1946-1962, Senior Political Affairs Officer on loan to the Executive Office of the Secretary-General - 1960-1962, and Executive Officer of The Executive Office of the Secretary-General - 1963-1967. Series contains chronological files, incoming and outgoing correspondence, notes and working papers for the Department of Political and Security Council Affairs, personal documents, such as drafts of speeches, curriculum vitae, travel arrangements and immigration papers. Also documented are the activities relating to the International Cooperation Year - ICY, such as meetings of the ICY Preparatory Committee, statements by various UN and diplomatic officials, participant information, news clippings and brochures.
Correspondents include Under-Secretary for Economic and Social affairs Philippe de Seynes, Assistant Secretary-General and Director of General Services David Vaughan, Chief of NGO Section Curtis Roosevelt, Director of Personnel Sir Alexander McFarquhar, and Secretaries-General Dag Hammarskjöld and U Thant.

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Boxes 4-7 of series 1.3.4.0 and boxes 1-24 of 1.3.4 are missing

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Accession number is A/562 for 1.3.4.0, unknown for 1.3.4; DAG-1/1.3.4 (1-3, 25-31)

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DAG-1/1.3.4 (1-3, 25-31)

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