Series Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General - Cables - S-0736

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S-0736

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Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General - Cables

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  • 1960 - 1964 (Creation)

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No. of Boxes: 52

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Series consists of code and clear cables, as well as news clippings and situation reports. Subjects include but are not limited to the following: hospital facilities; incidents; transportation of refugees; housing of refugees; Congolese Central Government; incidents in Katanga; UN staff members taken prisoner; movements of UN staff; attacks by civilians; attacks on civilians by various militiary factions; arrival and transportation of supplies via air and water; UN personnel; assassinations and executions of settlers, civilians, government officials, aid workers, and UN staff; hunger strikes; stolen vehicles; diamond mine exploitation; food relief; malerial outbreaks; medical assistance; and rabies outbreaks. Correspondents include: Ralph J. Bunche; Mr. R. Dayal; Andrew Cordier; Mr. Dumonlet, Leopoldville; Mr. MacFarquhar, New York; General Kebbede; Mr. Gardiner; Joseph Kasa-Vubu, President of the Republic of the Congo; Dr. S. Linner; Max Dorsinville; J.D.R. Kelly, Assistant to the Special Representative; A.C. Micuta, ONUC Civilian Officer; Carey Seward; and Dag Hammarskjold, Secretary-General. Arranged alphabetically by subject.

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DAG-13/1.6.1.2.0 (b.1-51)

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