Fonds AG-058 - United Nations Special Representative in Amman - Spinelli Mission (1958-1967)

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United Nations Special Representative in Amman - Spinelli Mission (1958-1967)


  • 1946 - 1967 (Creation)

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Size/Number of Items/Parts: 5 linear ft. of textual records, 8 boxes, No. of Boxes: 8

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This mission was also called the Spinelli Mission. Piero P. Spinelli was the Special Representative (1958-1967).

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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
S-0651 Cables

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DAG-13/3.8.0, boxes 1 to 5

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