Hammarskjöld, Dag, 1905-1961

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Dag Hammarskjöld served as Secretary-General of the United Nations from April 1953 until his death in a plane crash in Africa in September 1961.

From the description of Hammarskjöld, Dag, 1905-1961 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10580969

Dag Hammarskjöld was born on 29 July 1905, in Jönköping, Sweden, and died 18 Sept. 1961, near Ndola, in Northern Rhodesia. He was a Swedish economist and statesman who served as second secretary-general of the United Nations (1953-61) and enhanced the prestige and effectiveness of the UN. He was posthumously awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace in 1961.

From the description of Dag Hammarskjöld collection, 1958-1961. (Peking University Library). WorldCat record id: 63052253

Secretary-general of the United Nations, 1953-1961.

From the description of Correspondence to Johan Thorsten Sellin, 1953. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 237003248

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referencedIn United Nations Commission of Investigation into the Death of Dag Hammarskjöld, the Secretary-General, and Members of his Party. Records, 1961-1962. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
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creatorOf WNYC (Radio Station : New York, N.Y.). WNYC collection of broadcast recordings [sound recording], 1938-1970. Municipal Reference & Res Center/Doris
referencedIn Lochner, Louis Paul, 1887-1975. Louis Paul Lochner papers, 1903-1972. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Pauline Frederick Papers MS 183., 1917-1990 Sophia Smith Collection
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer. 1860 - 1985. Motion Picture Films from the Army Library Copy Collection. 1964 - 1980. Selected newsreel scenes, Middle East
referencedIn [Dag Hammarskjold : pamphlet collection] [microform]. Stanford University, Hoover Institution Library
creatorOf Bunche, Ralph J. (Ralph Johnson), 1904-1971. Bunche R. : Note attached to draft of UN resolution. Regent University, Law Library
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creatorOf Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. Records. Series V., Editor Files, 1873-1984 (bulk 1960-1980). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
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referencedIn Price, Byron, 1891-1981. Papers, 1901-1980. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Meacham, Harry M. (Harry Monroe), 1901-1975. Harry M. Meacham papers [manuscript] , 1900-75. University of Virginia. Library
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referencedIn The Benny Goodman Papers, 1910-1992, inclusive Irving S. Gilmore Music Library, Yale University
creatorOf De Gastyne, Serge. Vägmärke / text [by] Dag Hammarskjöld ; music [by] Serge de Gastyne. Northwestern University
creatorOf Hammarskjöld, Dag, 1905-1961. Correspondence to Johan Thorsten Sellin, 1953. University of Pennsylvania Library
creatorOf Hammarskjöld, Dag, 1905-1961. Dag Hammarskjöld collection, 1958-1961. Princeton University Library
creatorOf Alexander, Elizabeth, 1962 Aug. 6-. Echoing silence : Nine poems / by Dag Hammarskjöld. University of Texas at San Antonio, John Peace Library (JPL)
creatorOf Zaimont, Judith Lang, 1945-. Nattens monolog = Night soliloquy : scena for soprano and piano / [music] by Judith Lang Zaimont ; text, Dag Hammarskjöld. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn David A. Morse Papers 1895-2003. 1942-1990 Princeton University Library
referencedIn Gross, Ernest Arnold, 1906-. Reminiscences of Ernest Arnold Gross : oral history, 1962. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer. 1860 - 1985. Motion Picture Films from the Army Library Copy Collection. 1964 - 1980. Construction of the UN Building, New York City, NY
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Birth 1905-07-29

Death 1961-09-18

Swedes

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