Fonds AG-049 - United Nations Commission for the Unification and Rehabilitation of Korea (UNCURK) (1950-1973)

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AG-049

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United Nations Commission for the Unification and Rehabilitation of Korea (UNCURK) (1950-1973)

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  • 1946 - 1974 (Creation)

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Size/Number of Items/Parts: 30 linear ft. of textual records, 57 boxes, No. of Boxes: 57

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The United Nations Commission for the Unification and Rehabilitation of Korea (UNCURK) was established in 1950 to bring about the establishment of an independent democratic government for all of Korea.

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Files from the office of the Principal Secretary, 1950-1973, contain correspondence with United Nations Headquarters, United Nations Development Program, UNICEF, World Health Organization, and other United Nations agencies; governments, delegations, embassies, and other organizations, particularly the Republic of Korea, on general topics. Also included are espionage case files, 1968-1971; reports on elections, 1954-1971, and various committee minutes, agendas, and rules of procedure; press releases; reports, and radio and television interviews.

Files of the Research Department, 1953-1973, contain reports, monthly, fortnightly, and weekly summaries of developments; press releases; minutes; working papers; and United Nations and UNCURK resolutions. Registry files, 1956-1974, contain correspondence, cables, reports, staff lists, accounts, and other documents relating to the administration of UNCURK.

Fonds consists of the following Series:
S-0690 Subject Files of the United Nations Memorial Cemetery in Korea (UNMCK)
S-0689 Subject Files of the United Nations Commission for Unification and Rehabilitation of Korea (UNCURK) in the Research Department
S-0691 United Nations Korea Cemetery register files
S-0688 Subject Files of the United Nations Commission for Unification and Rehabilitation of Korea (UNCURK)
S-0687 Correspondence Files of the United Nations Commission for Unification and Rehabilitation of Korea (UNCURK)
S-0686 Administrative Files of the Office of the Principal Secretary of the United Nations Commission for Unification and Rehabilitation of Korea (UNCURK)
S-0685 Administrative Files of the United Nations Commission for Unification and Rehabilitation of Korea (UNCURK)
S-0684 Subject Files of the United Nations Temporary Commission on Korea (UNTCOK)

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      DAG-13/2.2

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