Series S-0655 - Subject Files - Council and Commissioner in Libya

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Subject Files - Council and Commissioner in Libya


  • 1934 - 1956 (Creation)

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No. of Boxes: 17

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Series consists of correspondence, handwritten correspondence and notes, incoming and outgoing cables and telegrams, memoranda, records of conversations, minutes of meetings, resolutions, agreements, supplementary agreements, commentaries, reports, outlines of reports, progress reports, status reports, observation reports, interim and summary reports, extracts of reports, report reviews, draft appraisals, statements, questionnaires and answers, amendments and draft amendments, press releases and communiques, periodical publications, pamphlets, maps, draft plans, office circulars, speeches, records of proceedings, scripts, working papers, draft preparatory remarks, transcripts of interviews and radio broadcasts, daily reports, radio programming schedules, weekly information bulletins, diagrams, rules of procedure, draft rules of procedure, extracts of newspaper articles, training syllabi, draft constitutions, and photographs.

Subjects include but are not limited to the following: technical assistance to Libya; Supplementary Agreement No. 1; working parties on the agreement; the Goodrich Mission Report; the Lindbergh Report; natural resources; agriculture; animal husbandry; arid zone research; public utilities and services; health; war damages; the Rockefeller Foundation; reconstruction; banking and industry; local administrative training program; economic independence of Libya; UNESCO; WHO; IMF; educational scholarships and fellowships; civil service; UNTAB; committees and sub-committees; Truman Fourth Point Aid Scheme; SECCO; U.N. General Assembly; proclamation - Amir as King of Libya; documentary films; press issues; Libyan National Assembly; Libya Constitutional Committee and Working Group; Libyan Constituent Assembly; electoral law; commerce, tariffs, and trade between Libya and Italy; the Arab League; Anglo-Italian Property Agreement; legal issues; and social events.

Correspondents include His Excellency al-Bey Ahmed Seyf an Nasr, Chief of Territory of Fezzan; M.R. Chambard, Consul General of France, Tripoli d'Afrique; Dr. P. Cremona, Chief of Staff, U.N. Commission in Libya; Thomas Power, Jr., Principal Secretary, U.N. Mission in Libya; A.D.K. Owen, Assistant Superintendent General in Charge of Economic Affairs; J. Lindberg, Chief of Technical Assistance, U.N. Mission in Libya; Dr. K. Lindsay, Public Health Advisor; Benjamin Higgins, Chief Economist, U.N. Mission in Libya; Mahmoud Al Muntasser, Prime Minister of Libya; Dr. Joseph H. Willets, Rockefeller Foundation; M. T. Gibling, Irrigation Expert, U.N. Technical Assistance, Mission to Libya; Abdel Aziz Ahmed, Power Expert, U.N. Technical Assistance, Mission to Libya; Mansour Kandora, Acting Prime Minister, Tripolitanian Government; S. Mirza, Head, UNESCO Technical Assistance; and Sir Aly Shousha Pashar, M.D., Regional Director, Eastern Medical Regional Director, WHO.

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DAG-13/1.0.0, boxes 7-19, 21

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