Fonds United Nations Special Committee on Palestine (UNSCOP) (1947) - AG-057

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AG-057

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United Nations Special Committee on Palestine (UNSCOP) (1947)

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  • 1917 - 1949 (Production)

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Size/Number of Items/Parts: 15 linear ft. of textual records, 27 boxes, No. of Boxes: 17

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UN Special Committee on Palestine

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The United Nations Special Committee on Palestine's (UNSCOP) task was to investigate and report on the future of Palestine after the termination of the British Mandate. The Committee operated from June-August, 1947.

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These files are divided about equally between those of the Special Assistant to the Personal Representative of the Secretary-General, and general departmental (non-registry) files, 1947.

Files contain correspondence, memos, reports, working papers, minutes of the United Nations Special Committee on Palestine (UNSCOP) and its sub-committees, press releases, clippings, accounts, maps, and photographs.

These concern UNSCOP's work in helping to resolve conflicting claims concerning the Holy Places, the partition of Palestine, and other matters that arose following the end of the British Mandate, as well as the administrative matters of UNSCOP.

Correspondents include the Arab Higher Committee; Jewish Agency for Palestine; the British government; various Arab governments; the government of Palestine; and many other Jewish and Arab individuals and political, religious, educational, and other organizations in the Middle East, America, and Europe. Of note are ca. 4 cubic ft. (3.3 linear ft.) of memoranda, and written statements and testimonies submitted to UNSCOP by governments and organizations; and a notebook containing Personal Representative of the Secretary- General Ralph Bunche's notes on meetings.

Also included are reference materials, in the form of books, pamphlets, and maps.

Fonds consists of the following Series:
S-0613 Subject Files
S-0612 Reference
S-0611 Administrative
S-0610 Correspondence Files of the Office of the Special Assistant to the Personal Representative of the Secretary-General, Dr. Ralph Bunche
S-0609 Subject Files of the Office of the Special Assistant to the Personal Representative of the Secretary-General, Dr. Ralph Bunche
S-0608 Special Committee Files of the Office of the Special Assistant to the Personal Representative of the Secretary-General, Dr. Ralph Bunche
S-0607 Reference Files of the Office of the Special Assistant to the Personal Representative of the Secretary-General, Dr. Ralph Bunche
S-0606 General Assembly Files of the Office of the Special Assistant to the Personal Representative of the Secretary-General, Dr. Ralph Bunche
S-0605 Administrative Files of the Office of the Special Assistant to the Personal Representative of the Secretary-General, Dr. Ralph Bunche

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