Series S-0255 - United Nations Operations in the Congo (ONUC) - Code, Clear Cables and Telexes - Civilian Operations

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United Nations Operations in the Congo (ONUC) - Code, Clear Cables and Telexes - Civilian Operations


  • 1960 - 1965 (Creation)

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UN. Office of the Under-Secretary-General for Special Political Affairs (1960-1962: MacFarquhar; 1963-1964: Duran)

Series consists of incoming and outgoing code and clear cables. These files originated from the offices of Special Assistant for Congo Civilian Operations Gustavo Duran and Special Advisor for Civilian Affairs in the Congo Sir Alexander MacFarquhar. Code cables discuss food deliveries, the Commission of Investigation on Lumumba, positions and appointments, issues regarding the United States Aid Program, blockage of land routes by Kantangese, construction of the Lubilash bridge, and public works program. Clear cables pertain to the investigation into plane crashes, meeting of the Dag Hammarskjold Foundation Board, situations regarding the United Nations roadblocks, training in professions such as banking, information on the United Nations Security Council Chamber meetings, information on the Congo Fund and situation reports. Correspondents include Under-Secretary in Charge of Civilian Affairs in the Congo Godfrey Amachree, Officer-in-Charge Robert Gardiner and Major-General C. C. Von Horn.

Accession Numbers: A/225, A/431

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DAG-1/2.6.0 (1-12)

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