Series S-0684 - Subject Files of the United Nations Temporary Commission on Korea (UNTCOK)

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Subject Files of the United Nations Temporary Commission on Korea (UNTCOK)


  • 1947 - 1948 (Creation)

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No. of Boxes: 8

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Series consists of correspondence, memoranda, handwritten documents, incoming and outgoing cables, agendas, verbatim records, summary records, committee reports, working papers, corrigenda, observation summaries, laws, regulations, weekly bulletins, petitions, protests, press releases, press communiques and summaries, transcripts of speeches, transcripts of radio broadcasts, news clippings, translations, lists, draft questions, resumes, bank accounts, bank statements, currency conversion forms, account ledgers, and cash voucher forms.

Subjects include but are not limited to the following: local elections; political parties; political propaganda; requests for hearings; education; UNTCOK main committee and sub-committees; public information; administration of UNTCOK; UNTCOK personnel; banking; and financial matters.

Correspondents include Alfred M. Katz, Administrative Fiscal Officer, UNTCOK; R. S. Watts, Korean Affairs Advisor to the Military Governor; and Brigadier General John Weckerling.

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Arranged alphabetically by subject.

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DAG-13/2.2.0, boxes 1-6

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