Series S-0893 - Private Records - 1971-1974 - Post Retirement

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S-0893

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Private Records - 1971-1974 - Post Retirement

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  • 1953 - 1975 (Creation)

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Size/Number of Items/Parts: 10 linear ft. of textual records, No. of Boxes: 20

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Series consists of cables, handwritten notes, interview transcriptions, reel-to-reel tapes, minutes of conferences, photographs, letters, newspaper clippings, reports, speeches, drafts, memoranda, press releases and resumes. Subjects include but are not limited to the following: the culmination of U Thant's career as Secretary-General; the Cuban missile crisis; apartheid; the situation in Vietnam; the Six Day War; world population; peace-keeping; disarmament; U Thant's medical condition and treatment; U Thant's death and condolences; post-retirement correspondence with the UN, various organizations, associations, colleges and universities; Dag Hammarskjold Memorial Scholarship; papers of Adlai E. Stevenson and the Adlai E. Stevenson Institute; memoirs; tributes to U Thant by the General Assembly. Correspondents include U Thant, Secretary-General; George H.W. Bush, Permanent Representative from the US; Kurt Waldheim, Secretary-General; Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan, UN High Commissioner for Refugees; Glenn A. Olds, President, Kent State University; Lord Caradon, Permanent Representative from the UK; John D. Rockefeller, 3rd; Nelson A. Rockefeller, Governor, State of New York; Charles W. Yost, Permanent Representative from the US; John V. Lindsay, Mayor, City of New York; Indar Jit Rikhye, President, International Peace Academy. U Thant was Secretary-General from 1961 to 1971. Series arrangement: alphabetical.

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DAG-1/5.2.9.3

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