Urquhart (Brian) Collection of Material about Ralph Bunche

About this Collection

Sir Brian Urquhart (b.1919) was active in the organization and direction of the United Nations (UN) Emergency Force in Middle East (1956) and responsible for the organization and direction of UN peace-keeping operations and special political assignments. Ralph Bunche (1904-1971) was the undersecretary for special political affairs at the UN (1958-67) and undersecretary general (1968). He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1950. The collection consists of papers about and collected by Ralph J. Bunche and later used by Brian Urquhart to write (1993). Items in the collection include manuscripts, notebooks, project files, audiotape recordings, clippings, travel photographs, and memorabilia. View collection guide.

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