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Box: 1

Subject file 1945

Scope and Contents note

Includes a packet of documents issued to conference attendees, a chart illustrating the proposed structure of the United Nations, a broadside copy of the United Nations Charter, and a hardbound copy of the 1945 United Nations Charter with translations in French, Chinese, Russian, and Spanish
Box: 1

"Charter of the United Nations and Salute of the International Court of Justice," 1945

Scope and Contents note

Includes translations in French, Chinese, Russian, and Spanish
Box: 1

Charter of the United Nations, 1945

Scope and Contents note

Broadside large-form presentation of the Charter. Includes replica signatures of delegates. Double-sided
Box: 1

Chart of the United Nations as Proposed at Dumbarton Oaks, 1945

Scope and Contents note

Broadside chart published by the U.S. Department of State depicting relationships between the varying offices and departments within the United Nations
Photographs 2, Photographs mE

Photographs 1945

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Photographic prints and contact sheets depicting conference attendees and scenes from the conference.
Box/Folder: 2 : 1

21 photos and contact sheets

Box/Folder: 2 : 2

13 photos and contact sheets

Box/Folder: 2 : 3

11 photos and contact sheets

Box/Folder: 2 : 4

16 photos and contact sheets

Box/Folder: 2 : 5

18 photos and contact sheets

Box/Folder: 2 : 6

21 photos and contact sheets

Box/Folder: 2 : 7

17 photos and contact sheets

Box/Folder: 2 : 8

16 photos and contact sheets

Box/Folder: 2 : 9

12 photos and contact sheets

Box/Folder: 2 : 10

15 photos and contact sheets

Box/Folder: 2 : 11

16 photos and contact sheets

Envelope: mE

Oversize photographs

Box: 3-6

National Broadcasting Company sound recordings of proceedings 1945

Scope and Contents note

Instantaneous disc recordings of NBC news coverage of the conference's plenary sessions, committee meetings, and the signing of the UN Charter. 146 phonorecords. Boxes 3-6 closed, digital use copies of boxes 3-5 available.
Note: The item titles in this series are taken from the labels on the discs themselves, presumably committed by NBC Radio at the time the discs were cut. Consequently, the dates included in each title reflect the dates the recordings were aired (or meant for air) and not the dates the respective Conference sessions actually occurred.
Box: 3

NBC sound recording of the UN Conference opening session on 25 April 1945. Presiding: Edward R Stettinius, Jr.; Speakers: United States President Harry S. Truman, California Governor Earl Warren, San Francisco Mayor Rodger D. Lapham, Secretary Stettinius

Box: 3

NBC sound recording of the signing of the UN Charter on 26 June 1945. NBC coverage of the signing of the United Nations charter and comments by each nation"s delegation. The nations in order: China, Soviet Union, United Kingdom, Argentina, France, Uruguay, Australia, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Belarus S.S.R., Chile, Costa Rica, Canada, Columbia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Czechoslovakia, Egypt, El Salvador, Denmark, Ethiopia, Greece, Haiti, Honduras, India, Iraq, Lebanon, Luxembourg, Iran, Liberia, the Netherlands, Mexico, Norway, New Zealand, Nicaragua, United States, Paraguay, Peru, Saudi Arabia, Panama, Philippines, South Africa, Turkey, Syria, Venezuela, Yugoslavia, and Guatemala. Ukrainian S.S.R. is mentioned but a delegate speaking is not part of the recording

Box: 3

NBC sound recording of the first plenary session on 26 April 1945. Presiding: Edward R. Stettinius, Jr. Speakers: Joaquin Fernández y Fernández of Chile, T.V. Soong of China, V.M. Molotov of the Soviet Union, and Anthony Eden of the United Kingdom

Box: 3

NBC sound recording of the second plenary session on 27 April 1945. Presiding: Edward R. Stettinius, Jr. Speakers: Guillermo Belt Ramirez of Cuba, Francis M. Forde of Australia, Paul-Henri Spaak of Belgium, Victor Andrade of Bolivia, Pedro Leao Velloso of Brazil, and W.L. MacKenzie King of Canada

Box: 3

NBC sound recording of the third plenary session on 28 April 1945. Presiding: T.V. Soong of China. Speakers: Jan Masaryk of Czechoslovakia, Abdel Hamid Badawi Pasha of Egypt, Julian R. Caceres of Honduras, Sir A. Ramaswami Mudaliar of India, Mostafa Adl of Iran, Eelco N. Van Kleffens of the Netherlands, and the chairman of the delegation from Lebanon

Box: 3

NBC sound recording of the fourth plenary session on 28 April 1945. Presiding: V.M. Molotov. Speakers: Hector David Castro of El Salvador, John Sofianopoulos of Greece, Carlos P. Romulo of the Philippines, and Jose Serrato of Uruguay. Includes a segment where the session is interrupted by news of surrender of some German troops

Box: 3

NBC sound recording of the fifth plenary session on 30 April 1945. Presiding: Edward R. Stettinius, Jr. Speakers: Joseph Bech, Guillermo Belt Ramirez, Jan Christian Smuts, Blatta Ephrem Tewelde Medhen, Georges Bidault, Guillermo Toriello, Gerard E. Lescot, Arshad Al-Omari, C.L. Simpson, and Hasan Saka. Session concerns Argentina

Box: 3

NBC sound recording of the final plenary session on 26 June 1945. Presiding: Edward R. Stettinius, Jr. Speakers: V.K. Wellington Koo, Andrei A. Gromyko, The Earl of Halifax, Joseph Paul-Boncour, Pedro Leao Velloso, Jan Masaryk, Ezequiel Padilla, Amir Faisal Ibn Abdul Aziz, Jan Christian Smuts, and Harry S. Truman

Box: 3

NBC sound recording of the ninth plenary session on 25 June 1945. Presiding: The Earl of Halifax. Speakers: Hugues le Gallais, Francisco A. Delgado, Andrei A. Gromyko, Ricardo J. Alfaro, Celso R. Velasquez, Caracciolo Parra-Perez, Guillermo Belt Ramirez, Edward R. Stettinius, Jr, and Alger Hiss

Box: 3

NBC sound recording of President Truman arriving at Hamilton Field on 25 Jun 1945. President Truman arrives at Hamilton Field to a formal ceremony. He has come to San Francisco to sign the United Nations charter. Includes coverage of Truman visiting wounded soldiers

Box: 3

NBC sound recording of the recognition of the secretariat on 23 June 1945. Presiding: Edward R. Stettinius, Jr.; V.K. Wellington Koo; Andrei A. Gromyko; The Earl of Halifax; and Alger Hiss. The co-presidents of the conference give their thoughts and thanks to all the participants of the conference

Box: 3

NBC sound recording of the proceedings of commission 1, committees 1 and 2 on 23 June 1945. Presiding: Henri Rolin. Speakers: Francisco A. Delgado, Herbert Vere Evatt

Box: 4

NBC sound recording of the proceedings of commission 2, committees 1 and 2 on 21 June 1945. Presiding: Jan Christian Smuts Speakers: a delegate from Peru, Herbert Vere Evatt, Victor Andrade, Ali Akbar Siassi, Raoul Aglion, V.K. Wellington Koo, a delegate from Uruguay, Henri Rolin, C.K. Webster, a delegate from Colombia, Adly Bey Andrawes, Jose Maza, and Luis Padilla Nervo

Box: 4

NBC sound recording of the second session of commission 3, committees 1 and 3 on 20 June 1945. Presiding: Wilhelm Munthe Morgenstierne. Speakers: Alexander Loudon, Alberto Lleras Camargo, Victor Andres Belaunde, Peter Fraser, Sir A. Ramaswami Mudaliar, Hector David Castro, John Sofianopoulos, Joseph Paul-Boncour, Ato Ambaye Wolde Marian, Hugh H. Wrong, and Denis Capel-Dunn. Several delegations passionately comment on veto power in the Security Council

Box: 4

NBC sound recording of the first session of commission 3, committee 1 on 20 June 1945. Presiding: Wilhelm Munthe Morgenstierne. Speakers: Hoctor David Castro, Alfonso Garcia Robles, Abdel Hamid Badawi Pasha, Herbert Vere Evatt, Senator Tom Connally, a delegate from Cuba, Grayson Kirk. Program concerns the Security Council

Box: 4

NBC sound recording of the proceedings of commission 2, committee 4 on 20 June 1945. Presiding: Jan Christian Smuts. Speakers: Alexander Loudon, Emile Naggiar, Fadhil Al-Jamali, Francis Michael Forde, Carlos P. Romulo, Lord Cranborne, Auguste de Schryver, Mohamed Awad of Egypt, Harold E. Stassen, and Peter Fraser

Box: 4

NBC sound recording of the proceedings of the second session of commission 1, committees 1 and 2 on 19 June 1945. Presiding: Henri Rolin. Speakers: Malcolm Davis, Alfredo Machado Hernandez, a delegate from Greece, a delegate from France, Peter Fraser, Bertha Lutz, Cemil Bilsel, L.B. Pearson, and Hector Paysse Reyes

Box: 4

NBC sound recording of the proceedings of the first session of commission 1, committees 1 and 2 on 19 June 1945. Presiding: Henri Rolin. Speakers: Hector Paysse Reyes, Fernand de Housse, Charles A. Eaton, Lord Cranborne, Malcolm Davis, Luis Quintanilla, Joseph Paul-Boncour on the problems of the League of Nations, Herbert Vere Evatt, A. V. Palladin, Kuzma Kisilev, James C. Dunn, Jose Serrato, and Francisco Villagran. Program concerns Franco's Spain and membership in the United Nations

Box: 4

NBC sound recording of the proceedings of the sixth plenary session on 01 May 1945. Presiding: Edward R. Stettinius, Jr. Speakers: Joseph Bech of the credentials committee, Guillermo Belt Ramirez of the steering committee, Jan Christian Smuts of South Africa, Blatta Ephrem Tewelde Medhen of Ethiopia, Georges Bidault, Guillermo Toriello of Guatemala, Gerard E. Lescot of Haiti, Arshad Al-Omari of Iraq, C.L. Simpson of Liberia, Hasan Saka of Turkey

Box: 5

NBC sound recording of the proceedings of commission 3, committee 2 on 18 June 1945. Presiding: Wilhelm Munthe Morgenstierne. Speakers: G.P. Arkadiev, Herbert Vere Evatt, and Comm. Harold E. Stassen, USNR

Box: 5

NBC sound recording of the proceedings of commission 4, committees 1 and 2 on 15 June 1945. Presiding: Carraciolo Parra Perez. Speakers: Manuel Gallagher, Nasarat Al-Farisi, a delegate from Iran, Herbert Vere Evatt, Abdel Hamid Badawi Pasha, and Mariano Arguello Vargas

Box: 5

NBC sound recording of the proceedings of commission 1, committee 1 on 14 June 1945. Presiding: Henri Rolin. Speakers: Francisco Delgado, Barnard College Dean Virginia C. Gildersleeve, Malcolm Davis, a delegate from Egypt, The Earl of Halifax, Ricardo J. Alfaro, Comm. Harold E. Stassen, USNR, and Hector Paysse Reyes. Concerns the preamble of the Charter

Box: 5

NBC sound recording of the proceedings of commission 1, committee 1 on 15 June 1945. Presiding: Henri Rolin. Speakers: Malcolm Davis, Victor Andres Belaunde of Peru, Hanna Saba speaks about police powers and the use of force, a delegate from Colombia, Dean Virginia C. Gildersleeve of the Socialist Soviet Republic (speaking on the Yalta agreement), The Viscount Cranborne, Herbert Vere Evatt (responds to Cranborne), Ricardo J. Alfaro, and Peter Fraser

Box: 5

NBC sound recording of the proceedings of commission 3, committee 4 on 13 June 1945. Presiding: Wilhelm Munthe Morgenstierne. Speakers: V.K. Wellington Koo (presents committee report), Senator Arthur H. Vandenberg, Francisco Castillo Najera, Carraciolo Parra Perez of Venezuela, Abdel Hamid Badawi Pasha, and Joseph Paul-Boncour. Before the committee proceedings start, an NBC reporter describes the physical setting and comments on what is expected to take place that day

Box: 5

NBC sound recording of the proceedings of commission 3, committee 3 on 12 June 1945. Presiding: Wilhelm Munthe Morgenstierne. Speakers: Joseph Paul-Boncour, a delegate from France, Senator Tom Connally, Grayson Kirk

Box: 5

NBC sound recording of the proceedings of commission 2, committee 3 on 11 June 1945. Presiding: Jan Christian Smuts. Speakers: G. Myrddin Evans, Bertha Lutz (on the role of women in the conference), Miss Wu Yi-fang, Herbert Vere Evatt (on women"s rights and how economic conditions relate to war), a delegate from France (speaks on the mission of the council), Dean Virginia C. Gildersleeve, Emilio A. Godoy, and Alger Hiss. Program concerns economic and social issues

Box: 5

NBC sound recording of the proceedings of commission 4, committees 1 and 2 on 19 May 1945. Presiding: Carraciolo Parra Perez. Speakers: Manuel Gallagher, Nasarat Al-Farisi, Abdel Hamid Badawi Pasha, Mariano Aguella Vargas, and Emanual Abraham. Programs concerns the international court of justice and other legal problems

Box: 5

NBC sound recording of the proceedings of commission 2, committees 1 on 30 May 1945. Presiding: Jan Christian Smuts. Speakers: Kuzma Kisilev, a delegate from the Netherlands, Herbert Vere Evatt, V.M. Molotov, Victor de Laveleye, and K.V. Novikov. Program concerns the structure and procedure of the general assembly

Box: 5

NBC sound recording of the proceedings of the eighth plenary session on 2 May 1945. Presiding: V.M. Molotov of the Soviet Union. Speakers: Alger Hiss of the United States, Ezequiel Padilla of Mexico, Trygve Lie of Norway, Mariano Arguello Vargas of Nicaragua (eulogizes Franklin D. Roosevelt), Roberto Jimenez of Panama, Manuel Gallagher of Peru, Faris Al-Khoury of Syria, Ivan Subasic of Yugoslavia

Box: 5

NBC sound recording of the proceedings of the seventh plenary session on 1 May 1945. Presiding: T.V. Soong. Speakers: Guillermo Belt Ramirez of Cuba, Joseph Bech of Luxembourg, Peter Fraser of New Zealand (eulogizes Franklin D. Roosevelt), and Carracido Parra Perez

Box: 6

Various broken NBC sound recordings proceedings.