- 1958 - 1964 (Creation)
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No. of Boxes: 3
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Scope and content
Records consist primarily of correspondence to the Special Representative from the Royal Government of Cambodia at Phnom-Penh, and the government of Thailand in Bangkok, each reporting on and complaining about aggressive incidents perpetrated by the other.
Also included are translations into English of Radio Cambodia news reports about Thailand, with related correspondence from Thailand complaining about Cambodian radio and press slurs; some miscellaneous correspondence, maps, and clippings; and a two volume diary, 1963-1964, briefly recording daily events from the mission's Bangkok office.
Series consists of correspondence, incoming and outgoing cables, code cables, press clippings, maps, photographs, diaries, lists, translations, and radio information.
Subjects include but are not limited to the following: list of Thai Nationals applying for identity cards; pouch schedule; arrests for illegal entries into Thailand; prisoners; volunteer defense corps in Cambodia and livestock capture.
Correspondents include Bhusana A. Krairiksh, Director-General of Political Department; Richard W. Wathen, Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General to Thailand and Cambodia; Phya Srivisar, Assistant to Prime Minister, Royal Government of Thailand; and Nils Gussing, Special Representative to Thailand and Cambodia.
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System of arrangement
Arranged alphabetically by subject.