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Fonds United Nations Temporary Executive Authority in West Irian (UNTEA) (1962-1963) - AG-059

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AG-059

Title

United Nations Temporary Executive Authority in West Irian (UNTEA) (1962-1963)

Date(s)

  • 1957 - 1965 (Creation)

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Fonds

Extent and medium

Size/Number of Items/Parts: 19 linear ft. of textual records, 38 boxes, No. of Boxes: 33

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Name of creator

United Nations Temporary Executive Authority in West New Guinea

Administrative history

The United Nations Temporary Authority in West Irian (UNTEA) was formed to administer West Irian, which is located on the island of New Guinea. In 1963 Dutch New Guinea became Irian Barat, which in 1973 changed its name to Irian Jaya and is currently administered by Indonesia.

UNTEA administered West Irian from October 1962 to May 1963. The administrator was Djalal Abdoh.

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Included are files of the Temporary Administrator, Djalal Abdoh; of the Deputy Administrator; of the Legal Advisor and the Principal Legal Advisor; and of UNTEA departments including Cultural Affairs, Social Affairs and Justice, Economic Affairs, Finance, Health, Traffic Power and Communications, Internal Affairs, and Public Affairs, 1962-1963.

These contain primarily correspondence and include cables, speeches, minutes, agendas, reports, staff lists, press releases, press clippings, directives, information circulars, decrees, agreements, contracts, claims, and other legal documents, all dealing with the UNTEA's task of administering West Irian.

A smaller amount of registry files, also 1962-1963, contain primarily correspondence, and cables, memoranda, telegrams, reports, press releases, transcripts of press conferences, radio and television transcripts, and accounts concerning UNTEA's structure and responsibilities, finances, legal matters, and public information.

Fonds consists of the following Series:
S-0703 Temporary Administrator
S-0702 Legal Advisor, Principal Legal Advisor, and Director of Social Affairs and Justice
S-0701 Deputy Administrator
S-0700 Department of Social Affairs and Justice
S-0699 Department of Cultural Affairs
S-0682 Subject Files - Administration, Finance, Organization, Public Information

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DAG-13/2.1.0.0

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Text

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application/pdf

Filesize

70.5 KiB

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May 4, 2015 1:46 PM

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