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Fonds United Nations Operation in the Congo (ONUC) (1960-1964) - AG-008

Identity area

Reference code

AG-008

Title

United Nations Operation in the Congo (ONUC) (1960-1964)

Date(s)

  • 1948 - 1973 (Creation)

Level of description

Fonds

Extent and medium

Size/Number of Items/Parts: 499.5 linear ft. of textual records, 1099 boxes, No. of Boxes: 1099

Context area

Name of creator

UN Operation in the Congo

Administrative history

In Africa, the United Nations was assisting the former Italian colonies of Libya, Eritrea and Somaliland to achieve independence. Through the Trusteeship System and the Charter provisions relating to other Non-Self-Governing Territories, the United Nations
offered the Administering Powers and the peoples under their jurisdiction the best opportunity for peaceful progress towards co-operation for mutual welfare.

By resolution 289 A (IV), adopted at the fourth session on 17 November 1950, the Genera

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Scope and content

Fonds consists of records of the United Nations Operation in Congo relating to its mandate, missions and operations. Records include correspondence, reports, cables, Registry and non-Registry files on various matters. Fonds is comprised of the following four sub-fonds:

– Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary General in the Congo, Office of the Officer-in-Charge and Office of the Chef of Civilian Operations (AG-008-001)
– Office of the Chief Administrative Officer (AG-008-002)
– Branch Offices of the ONUC (AG-008-003)
– Office of the Force Commander (AG-008-004)

Related records: For additional records relating to ONUC see the Secretaries-General Hammarskjold (AG-001) and U Thant (AG-005) fonds.

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Some access limitations. See the series and file levels of description for details and consult the archivist.

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Previous number(s)

DAG-13/1.6

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Digital object metadata

Media type

Text

Mime-type

application/pdf

Filesize

1.2 MiB

Uploaded

May 4, 2015 2:02 PM

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