Scope and content
UN. Office of the Under-Secretary-General for Special Political Affairs (OUSGSPA) (1958-1972: Bunche; 1963-1964: Protitch; 1965-1970: Rolz-Bennett; 1970-1978: Guyer; 1979-1981: Perez de Cuellar; 1974-1985: Urquhart; 1981-1988: Cordovez)
Series consists of materials documenting the progress of the United Nations Peace-Keeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP), including information reports, incident reports, notes for briefings, strength reports, rotation reports, visit requests, visit and air clearances, casualty briefings, directives, operation information, staff lists, country files, cables, instructions, personnel files and correspondence. Subjects include armed elements, troop movements,and civil defense training; Cypriot relations with the UN; freedom of movement; Yukon supply flights; flag related incidents; Lonelines projects; Operation Mayflower; Ledra palace; and S/RES/54. Correspondents include Under-Secretary-General of Special Political Affairs R. J. Bunche; Special representative of the Secretary-General, Cyprus, Lt. Weckmann-Munoz; UNFICYP Commander Lt.-Gen. D. Prem Chand; and UNFICYP Commander Gen. G. G. Griendel.
Series contains photographs of the Auscon headquarters and the Mayflower Operation, located in the "M" section of the alphabetically arranged series. These photographs are still in glue-backed photograph albums and are in need of archival sleeving.
Accession number 1987/005, boxes 1-14
Actual series size: 52 boxes
System of arrangement
Alphabetical by subject, then chronological