- 1946 - 1967 (Creation)
Level of description
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Size/Number of Items/Parts: 5 linear ft. of textual records, 8 boxes, No. of Boxes: 8
Name of creator
This mission was also called the Spinelli Mission. Piero P. Spinelli was the Special Representative (1958-1967).
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Scope and content
Included are correspondence, cables, reports, and memoranda concerning the establishment of the mission; background on Jordan; complaints by Jordan; the radio war between radio stations in Amman, Jordan, Iraq, Syria, and the United Arab Republic, 1958-1960; border and transit disputes with Syria; the assassination of Prime Minister Majali, 1960; and other incidents and disputes.
Of note are Spinelli's reports to United Nations headquarters; and memoranda, cables, photographs, and press releases concerning the mission's involvement with the Six Day War, 1967.
Fonds consists of the following Series:
S-0652 Subject Files - Administrative, Political