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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creatorOf Hammarskjöld, Dag, 1905-1961. Phonorecord of speeches by Dag Hammarskjöld, John Fitzgerald Kennedy, and Adlai Ewing Stevenson issued by Idun-Vecho Journalen, Stockholm Sweden [manuscript], n.d. and 1953-1962. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf WNYC (Radio station : New York, N.Y.). Collection of broadcast recordings [sound recording], 1938-1970. New York Public Library System, NYPL
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creatorOf Hammarskjöld, Dag, 1905-1961. Typed letter signed Dag Hammarskjold to: Mrs. Kleeman October 18, 1960. Wellesley College
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creatorOf Willson Woodside Collection. Clippings, notes, cartoons, resources concerning the United Nations, 1941-1978. University of Guelph
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referencedIn General Records of the Department of State. 1763 - 2002. Photographs of U.S. Presidents, Vice Presidents, and Presidential and Diplomatic Events
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referencedIn Childs, Marquis William, 1903-. Papers, 1919-1967. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
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referencedIn Weill, Kurt, 1900-1950. The papers of Kurt Weill and Lotte Lenya, 1890-1984 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
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
referencedIn Caniff, Milton Arthur, 1907-1988,. An oral history interview with Milton Caniff / conducted for the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music by Donald Spoto, New York City, 1985 October 15 : recording and transcript. Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
referencedIn Dag Hammerskjold project : oral history, 1962. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
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referencedIn [Dag Hammarskjold : pamphlet collection]. Stanford University, Hoover Institution Library
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referencedIn Andrew Wellington Cordier Papers, 1918-1975 Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
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referencedIn Atoms for Peace Awards records, 1944-1972 Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Institute Archives and Special Collections
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 Auden, W. H. (Wystan Hugh), 1907-1973. W.H. Auden papers, 1931-1973. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Lenya, Lotte, 1898-1981. General correspondence, [ca. 1920]-1981. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. Records. Series V., Editor Files, 1873-1984 (bulk 1960-1980). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
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creatorOf Rice, Elmer, 1892-1967,. Elmer Rice letters from various correspondents, 1915-1967. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Cartwright, Marguerite P. D. (Marguerite Phillips Dorsey), 1914-. Papers 1905-1985. Tulane University, Amistad Research Center
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referencedIn Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer. 1860 - 1985. Motion Picture Films from the Army Library Copy Collection. 1964 - 1980. Selected scenes from the United Nations, New York City, New York
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
creatorOf United Nations. Secretary-General. Correspondence with Marian Anderson, 1953-1976. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
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 Morse, David A. (David Abner), 1907-1990. David A. Morse papers, 1895-1994. 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
referencedIn Cordier, Andrew W. (Andrew Wellington), 1901-1975. Reminiscences of Andrew Wellington Cordier : oral history, 1962. Nolan, Norton & Company, Incorporated
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associatedWith Zaimont, Judith Lang, 1945- person
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Birth 1905-07-29

Death 1961-09-18

Swedes

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