Series Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General - Correspondence - S-0841

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S-0841

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

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  • 1963 - 1966 (Creation)

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Size/Number of Items/Parts: .5 linear ft. of textual records, No. of Boxes: 1

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Series consists of charts, code cables, cables, aide-memoires, lists, news summaries, operation orders, minutes of meetings, reports, letters, memoranda, and newspaper clippings. Subjects include but are not limited to the following: ANC; propaganda; Antoine Gizenga; plans for withdrawal of UN troops; US military aid to the Congo; Prime Minister Adoula; the return of Tshombe; financial situation in the Congo; civilian officers; personnel matters; mercenaries; situation in Kindu; relations between ONUC and ANC; and the security of documents. Correspondents include General Chr. R. Kaldager, Force Commander; Dr. Ralph Bunche, Under Secretary for Special Political Affairs; Max H. Dorsinville, Officer-in-Charge; Bibiano F. Osorio-Tafall, Officer-in-Charge; Brian Urquhart; U Thant, Secretary-General; and Carey Seward, Chief Administrative Officer. Files are arranged by subject and are roughly alphabetical thereunder. This series was formerly boxes S-0463-0963 and S-0463-0964. Date of establishment occurred on 14/07/1960 by Security Resolution 143 (1960). The date of dissolution was 30/06/1964.

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S-0463 (b.963-964)

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