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Papers of J. Richard Symonds, 1964-1991

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MS. Eng. c. 4703

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United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA) 1946-1947, United Nations (UN) 1948-1949, United Nations Technical Assistance Board (UNTAB) 1950-1953, 1965-1966, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) 1954-1965, 1972-1978, 1978-1979, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) 1968-1969, 1978, United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) 1969-1971.

Includes

(fols. i-160) memoirs of his United Nations (UN) career, mainly concerning
  1. (fols. 11-27) Austria, 1946-1947
  2. (fols. 28-42) Kashmir, 1947-1949,
  3. (fols. 43-48, 134-138) New York, 1950-1951, 1978-1979
  4. (fols. 48-49, 70-78, 110-117) Geneva, 1951-1953, 1958-1961, 1969-1971
  5. (fols. 50-59) Ceylon, 1954-1955
  6. (fols. 59-69) Yugoslavia, 1955-1958
  7. (fols. 78-89) East Africa, 1961-1965 (Institute of Commonwealth Studies, 1963-1965)
  8. (fols. 89-94) Southern Africa, 1965-1966
  9. (fols. 95-109) Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, 1966-1969
  10. (fols. 118-125) Greece, 1972-1975
  11. (fols. 126-133) Tunisia, 1975-1978
with
  1. (fols. 163-166, 170-171) recollections of Gandhi, 1940s
  2. (fols. 204-213) R. Symonds, 'Reflections on Localisation' (offprint from the Journal of Commonwealth Political Studies, Leicester, 1964)
  3. (fols. 276-292) papers on technical assistance, 1967, 1974
  4. (fols. 214-265) papers on training Pakistani workers in Britain (the Colombo Plan), 1969
  5. (fols. 266-275) papers on administrative problems in international organizations, 1969
  6. (fols. 293-310) papers on population action programmes 1969

Dates

  • 1964-1991

Extent

310 Leaves

Shelfmark

MS. Eng. c. 4703

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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