Records, 1945-1974.


Records, 1945-1974.

Included are the files of Andrew Cordier and Leo Malania, 1945-1967; Ralph J. Bunche, who was Under-Secretary-General for Special Political Questions, 1948-1972; Brian Urquhart, 1958-1974; Jose Rolz-Bennett, 1960-1971; and miscellaneous other officials including J.F. Engers, and F.T. Liu, 1957-1966, all of whom worked in this office. Dates refer to the records and are not terms of office. Files contain correspondence, memos, cables, reports, and many other types of documents. These concern United Nations missions and commissions in Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East; Secretariat matters; political matters; also conferences, councils, and miscellaneous matters. Subject files, 1960-1965, on the Congo Civilian Operations are included.

ca. 238 linear ft. (285.5 cubic ft.)

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Engers, J. F. (person)

United Nations Operation in the Congo (corporateBody)

The United Nations Operation in the Congo (ONUC - the acronym comes from the French translation Organisation des Nations Unies au Congo) was established in 1960 to provide military assistance, to maintain order and protect Congolese unity, and to provide emergency and operational technical assistance. Headquarters of ONUC was located in the secessionist Katanga Province during the Civil War, which lasted from 1960 to 1965. From the description of Records, [ca. 1953-1964], [1960-1964]...

Cordier, Andrew W. (Andrew Wellington), 1901-1975 (person)

President of Columbia University, Dean of the Columbia University School of International Affairs, and Executive Assistant to the Secretaries-General of the United Nations, 1946-1962. From the description of Andrew W. Cordier Papers, 1918-1975. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 299029165 United Nations official, educator. From the description of Reminiscences of Andrew Wellington Cordier : oral history and lectures, 1963-1964. (Co...

Urquhart, Brian (person)

Sir Brian Urquhart was born on Feb. 28, 1919; educated at Westminster School and Christ Church, Oxford Univ.; served in the Dorset Regiment and Airborne Forces during World War II; personal asst. to Gladwyn Jebb, Executive Secretary of the Preparatory Commission of the United Nations, London, 1945-46; personal asst. to Trygve Lie, 1st secretary general of the United Nations, 1946-49; member, Office of Undersecretary General For Special Political Affairs, 1954-71; active in organization and direc...

Rolz-Bennett, José 1918- (person)

Bunche, Ralph J. (Ralph Johnson), 1904-1971 (person)

Ralph Bunche was Secretary of United Nations. From the description of Letter (typewritten) to Abraham Stavsky, 1967, February 28. (Regent University). WorldCat record id: 49291995 Ralph Johnson Bunche b 1904; educated at University of California, Los Angeles (AB), Harvard University (AM, PhD); Chairman, Dept of Political Science, Howard University, Washington DC, 1928-1950; Director, Trusteeship Department, Unted Nations, 1946-1954; acting UN Mediator on Palestine, 1948-1949...

Malania, Leo (person)

United Nations (corporateBody)

In 1945, four individuals who had worked on the Manhattan project-John L. Balderston, Jr., Dieter M. Gruen, W.J. McLean, and David B. Wehmeyer-formed a committee and wrote a letter to 154 public figures asking for their opinions about the possibility of the creation of a world government. Over the next year, as the various public figures responded to the letter, the responses were correlated into a report that was released in 1947. From the guide to the Balderston, John L., Jr. Colle...

Liu, F. T. (Fook Thim), 1962- (person)