Series United Nations Operation in the Congo (ONUC) - S-0874

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S-0874

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United Nations Operation in the Congo (ONUC)

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  • 1961 - 1964 (Creation)

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Size/Number of Items/Parts: .5 linear ft. of textual records, No. of Boxes: 1

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Series consists of code cables, balance sheets, cables, handwritten notes, letters, reports, drafts, press releases. Subjects include but are not limited to the following: the selection of U Thant as the Chairman of the Conciliation Commission; Congo disengagement; a draft of Thant's chapter on the Congo from his memoirs; Michelmore Report on the administrative situation in Leopoldville; existence of the separate, autonomous Katanga region within the Congo; J.G. Beevor's exploratory visit to Brussels regarding the "Congo matter"; measures to exert economic pressure on Katanga; outline for economic stabilization and introduction of new currency; disposal of ONUC surplus property. Correspondents include U Thant, Secretary-General; L. Michelmore, Deputy Director of Personnel; Moise Tshombe, President, Katanga; J. G. Beevor, Vice President, International Finance Corporation; Felice Frasca, ONUC; David B. Vaughan, Director of General Services. U Thant was Secretary-General from 1961 to 1971.
DAG 1 / 5.2.2.7.2

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Related to: 08-11-F001-2: Digital Scanning - Sample Link to Related Accessions or Archival Record Series - Box & folders that have been identifed as high priotrity.Link to related records -see curent list. Also may attach pdf prints of TRIM reports fat various time.

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DAG-1/5.2.2.7.2

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