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Fonds United Nations Commission for the Investigation of Greek Frontier Incidents (1947) - AG-047

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AG-047

Title

United Nations Commission for the Investigation of Greek Frontier Incidents (1947)

Date(s)

  • 1919 - 1954 (Creation)

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Fonds

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Size/Number of Items/Parts: 23 linear ft. of textual records; 28 boxes, No. of Boxes: 28

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Name of creator

United Nations Commission for the Investigation of Greek Frontier Incidents

Administrative history

The task of the United Nations Commission for Investigation of Greek Frontier Incidents was to ascertain facts of incidents and to make proposals for the prevention of border incidents between Greece, Albania, Bulgaria, and Yugoslavia. It was established in January 1947, and ended in September 1947.

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Records, 1946-1947, include correspondence; cables; working papers; reports; minutes, lists of delegates, governmental liaison representatives, and accredited correspondents to the Commission; correspondence logbooks; and publications and maps that were used for background data. These concern the organization of the Commission, including personnel matters, political matters, and investigations. Included is the investigation of the United Nations Committee of Experts into the case of Messrs. Zervas, Petsas, and Voltadoros, and an investigation trip to visit General Markos, Commander and Chief of the Ardartes and the Shole of Greece.

Correspondents include the United Nations Headquarters, United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration, and governments and government representatives of Albania, Brazil, Belgium, Bulgaria, China, Colombia, France, Greece, Poland, Syria, the United Kingdom, the United States, the Soviet Union, and Yugoslavia. Also included are some cables, correspondence, General Assembly and Security Council documents, press releases, and printed material, 1941-1947, the earliest of which was used as background material, of Stanley Ryan, Press Officer of the Commission.

Fonds consist of the following Series:
S-0698 Subject Files - United Nations Military Observers in Greece (UNMOG)
S-0697 Administrative Files - United Nations Special Committee on the Balkans (UNSCOB)
S-0663 Working Files
S-0649 Subject Files
S-0648 Correspondence Files
S-0462 Records of the Investigation

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DAG-13/4

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Text

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application/pdf

Filesize

56.9 KiB

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May 4, 2015 2:07 PM

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