Series S-0189 - Political issues - subject files

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Political issues - subject files


  • 1946 - 1960 (Creation)

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No. of Boxes: 2

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Series consists of correspondence and memoranda, incoming and outgoing code cables, newspaper clippings and UN documents on various political issues and events. Subjects include the detention of United States flyers in China, dispute between Cuba and the Dominican Republic, the sentencing of Czechoslovakian leaders, Persian oil crisis, Spanish question, Sudan-Egyptian border dispute, question of Tibet, and Yemeni and United Kingdom dispute. Correspondents include Secretaries-General Trygve Lie and Dag Hammarskjold; Leo Malania, Executive Assistant to the Executive Assistant to the Secretary-General; D. Protitch, Under-Secretary-General for Political and Security Council Affair; Ralph Bunche, Under-Secretary-General - without a department; and A. Sobolev, Assistant Secretary -General for Department of Security Council Affairs. Arranged alphabetically by subject.

Accession numbers: A/399, 63/431, A/588, A/85, A/212, 62/1106, A/498, A/384, 62/1104, 72/88

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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: 1962/1106: Subject Files of Mr. Cordier
      Related to: 1963/0431: Administrative files of the Secretary-General
      Related to: 1972/0088: Files of the Office of the Under-Secretary-General for Special Political Affairs

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      DAG-1/ (b.1-3)

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