Series United Nations Commission on the Racial Situation in the Union of South Africa (UNCORS) - S-0724

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S-0724

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United Nations Commission on the Racial Situation in the Union of South Africa (UNCORS)

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  • 1914 - 1960 (Creation)

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No. of Boxes: 10

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Series consists of correspondence, memoranda, reports, incoming and outgoing cables, code cables, press communiques, press clippings, resolutions, draft documents, journal excerpts, telegrams, verbatim reports from meetings, press statements, press releases, working papers, testimonies, and brochures. Subjects include but are not limited to the following: South African legislation; apartheid; economic aspects of the problem of communism; The Afrikaner Party; The Torch Commando; policy statements; racial tensions; strikes; passive resistance; Geneva Session; and government responses.

Correspondents include Mr. Kamleshwar Das, Acting Secretary, UNCORS; Dr. D. Protitch, Principal Director, Department of Political and Security Council Affairs, UN Headquarters; Jean A. Romanos, Principal Secretary, UNCORS; Hernan Santa-Cruz, President, Chairman, UN Commission on Racial Situation in South Africa; Andrew Cordier, Executive Assistant to the Secretary-General; Carey Seward, Acting Director, Field Operations Service, UN Headquarters; Dag Hammarskjold, Secretary-General; and D. Tloome, Acting Secretary-General, African National Congress.

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Arranged alphabetically by subject.

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DAG-13/1.3.0, boxes 1-8

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