Foreign Office and Foreign and Commonwealth Office: United Nations (Economic and Social) Department: Registered Files (US and UM Series)
This series consists of registered files produced by the United Nations (Economic and Social) Department of the Foreign Office (1967 to October 1968) and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (October 1968 on). The subject matter is UK relations with various UN agencies.
For 1973-1975 the files are those created by the Economic and Social Branch of the United Nations Department; in 1976 the files originating in this department were created under the prefix UN and can be found in FCO 58.
By former file reference
Foreign and Commonwealth Office, United Nations Department, 1973-
Foreign Office, United Nations (Economic and Social) Department, 1965-1968
The United Nations (Economic and Social) Department of the Foreign Office and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office handled the United Kingdom's relations with the various economic and social agencies of the United Nations.
In 1973 the United Nations (Political) and the United Nations (Economic and Social) Departments were merged as a single United Nations Department. Each branch of the new department continued using its existing registered file series for files created in 1974 and 1975, but in 1976 a new file series (UN) was created and both political and economic and social subject files are added to FCO 58 from that point onwards.
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