- 1928 - 1959 (Creation)
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Size/Number of Items/Parts: 7 linear ft. of textual records, 14 boxes, No. of Boxes: 6
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The United Nations Palestine Commission's (UNPAC) task was to assist the implementation of the General Assembly resolution regarding the future constitution and government of Palestine. It lasted from March-May, 1948.
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Records consist primarily of correspondence, cables, memoranda, maps, personnel lists, working papers, reports, and press releases. These concern the Advance Party to Jerusalem, 1948- 1949, refugees, truces, the Negev Situation, and other matters having to do with UNPAC's work in the Middle East, as well as the administration of UNPAC.
Correspondents include the Jewish Agency, Leo Malania, Hadassah Hospital, the United Kingdom Mission to the United Nations, the Mandatory Power (British), Pable de Azcarate, and Ralph J. Bunche, the Principal Secretary of UNPAC.
Many of these records come from the offices of Bunche and de Azcarate.
Fonds consist of the following Series:
S-0624 Subject Files - Principal Secretary Dr. Ralph Bunche
S-0623 Correspondence - Principal Secretary Dr. Ralph Bunche
S-0614 Subject Files (UNPAC)