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Fonds United Nations Commissioner in Libya (1949-1952) - AG-051

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AG-051

Title

United Nations Commissioner in Libya (1949-1952)

Date(s)

  • 1891 - 1957 (Creation)

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Size/Number of Items/Parts: 18 linear ft. of textual records, 34 boxes, No. of Boxes: 34

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United Nations Commissioner in Libya

Administrative history

The United Nations Commissioner in Libya, Adrian Pelt, was sent to the former Italian colony of Libya in 1949 (he remained until 1952) in order to prepare it for independence. The United Nations Tribunal in Libya decided disputes in Libya, 1951-1955.

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Records consist of the files of United Nations Commissioner, Adrian Pelt, 1949-1951, and the files of the United Nations Tribunal in Libya, 1951-1955. Pelt's files contain correspondence, reports, including reports and correspondence to the Secretary-General, budgets, minutes, cables, press releases, working papers, and background data on Libya.

These concern the Advisory Council in Libya, Tripolitania, Cyrenaica, and Fezzan, technical assistance, administration of the Commission, protocol, matters relating to the transfer of power to the Libyan government, the Libyan National Assembly, and miscellaneous other matters.

Of note are correspondence to, from, and about representatives to the Advisory Council in Libya, whose job it was to advise the Commissioner, concerning their appointments; and correspondence from groups in Tripolitania, Fezzan, Cyrenaica, France, and Britain concerning their views of the new government, including the Tripolitanian Greek, Maltese, and Jewish minority groups.

Records of the United Nations Tribunal in Libya consist of rules, credentials, correspondence, minutes, memoranda, and instructions concerning the origin, function, and administration of the Tribunal, and case files, 1954.

Fonds consists of the following Series:
S-0662 Subject Files - Tribunal in Libya
S-0661 Administrative Files - Tribunal in Libya
S-0660 Subject Files - Council and Commissioner in Libya
S-0655 Subject Files - Council and Commissioner in Libya
S-0654 Subject Files - Council in Libya - by Area
S-0653 Subject Files - Council in Libya - Representatives

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DAG-13/1.0

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Text

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application/pdf

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96.3 KiB

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