Series United Nations Truce Supervision Organization (UNTSO) - Subject Files - S-0312

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S-0312

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United Nations Truce Supervision Organization (UNTSO) - Subject Files

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  • 1948 - 1974 (Creation)

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No. of Boxes: 32

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Series consists of letters, memoranda, clear and code cables, reports, minutes, name lists, notes, newspaper clippings, selected United Nations published documents and photographs of border posts and demilitarized zones (b & w, 220 3x5, 199 6x8, 9 8x12) relating to political, military and administrative matters, including ceasefire negotiations, breaches of ceasefire agreements, incidents at observation posts and demilitarized zones, meetings of various armistice commissions, the Suez Canal navigation, the demilitarization of Mount Scopus, the exchange of prisoners of war, the Secretary-General's statements and reports to the Security Council and the General Assembly, visits of Ralph Bunche to the Middle East, David Susskind's interviews with Abba Eban from 1967 to 1969, property claims, communications and transport, equipment and supplies, personnel and miscellaneous general services. Primary correspondents include Lieutenant-General Edson Burns, Ralph Bunche, Andrew Cordier, Dag Hammarskjold, Colonel Byron Leary, Lieutenant-General Odd Bull and Major-General Carl von Horn.

Existence and location of copies: The archives has a complete copy of the series in triplicate (PDF, TIFF, and GIF formats) on 35 CD-Rs, in box S-0312-0033.

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Related to: 1979/0058: Files of the Under-Secretary for Special Political Affairs Re: UNTSO (Dr. R. Bunche)
Related to: 1977/0061: Administrative and working files of the East Asia Section

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Accession number 79/0058

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