- 1945 - 1953 (Creation)
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Size/Number of Items/Parts: 3 linear ft. of textual records, No. of Boxes: 6
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Trygve Halvadan Lie (1896-1968), of Norway, was elected Secretary-General of the United Nations on 1 February 1946.
His term formally ended when Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjold took the oath of office on 10 April 1953.
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Fonds consists of the following record series (a very small proportion of the records of Secretary-General Trygve Lie).
*S-0922-General Assembly meeting files (1945-1953)
Conditions of access: No access restrictions apply.
Minutes of the Secretary-General's private meetings with Under-Secretaries-General are arranged as part of Secretary-General Hammarskjold's records, but include the full 1946-1953 period as well, see series S-0847.
Series S-0844 also includes files of Secretary-General Trygve Lie. Most of Secretary-General Trygve Lie's records are deposited with the Royal Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Oslo. The Andrew Cordier Papers at Columbia University Library in New York include the following Secretary-General Trygve Lie records: Trip files, 1947-1952 (boxes 116-117); Subject files, 1948-1952 (part of box 130).
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