Series S-0187 - United Nations events - subject files

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S-0187

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United Nations events - subject files

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  • 1945 - 1956 (Creation)

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No. of Boxes: 2

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Series consists of correspondence and memoranda, incoming and outgoing clear cables and telegrams, press releases, newspaper clippings, and printed materials, such as, programmes and brochures, and speeches and photographs relating to the planning and coordination of United Nations events. Events recorded include Staff Day for 1955 and 1956; and the second, fifth, sixth and tenth anniversaries of the United Nations. The bulk of the material relates to the Tenth Anniversary of the Signing of the United Nations Charter held in San Francisco in 1955 including the activities planned in celebration of the day, such as, art exhibitions and banquets. Other subjects areas cover itineraries, protocol, programme committee plans, and congratulatory messages from governments and the public. Correspondents include Secretary General Dag Hammarskjold; D.B. Vaughan, Assistant Secretary-General and Director of General Services; R. Chestnutt, R. Gros, H. Freeman, E. van Kleffens and top echelon officials and diplomats from governments and missions offering congratulatory messages.

Accession numbers: A/399, 63/431, A/384, 62/1104, A/392, 62/1123, A/85, A/286, 63/133, A/211, 62/1107

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Arranged alphabetically by subject.

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      Related to: 1962/1104: 1)Working Files of A)L Finmark B)SG T. Lie and Mr.Malania C) Mr. Cordier 2)Daily GA Rprts 3)Repre.ofParties in Former Italian Colonies 4)Interim Docs
      Related to: 1962/1107: Files of General Assembly Committee and GA 4th, 5th,6th and 7th Session
      Related to: 1963/0133: Daily reports to SG,Mission Co-orination Committeealso Working group,10th Anniversary of Charter Minutes of meeting of SG,Principal Directors
      Related to: 1963/0431: Administrative files of the Secretary-General

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      DAG-1/1.1.1.1 (b.7), 1.1.1.2 (b.3-4)

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