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Finding Aid for the Rosemary Biles collection about Ralph J. Bunche, 1948-2003
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Box 1, Folder 1

Letters and invitations received

Scope and Content Note

Letters and invitations sent to Rosemary Biles from Sir Brian Urquhart, Ruth Bunche and others.
Box 1, Folder 2

Clippings, biographical information re: Bunche

Scope and Content Note

Clippings, copies from encyclopedias, typescript and reprint of "My Most Unforgettable Character" by Ralph J. Bunche from Reader's Digest.
Box 1, Folder 3

Photographs of Ralph Bunche 1948-1968

Scope and Content Note

Photographs issued by the United Nations showing Ralph Bunche at work. Includes photographs taken with Dag Hammarskjold, Richard Nixon and others.
Box 1, Folder 4

Clippings re: Bunche's retirement 1971

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings announcing Bunche's retirement from the United Nations.
Box 1, Folder 5

Statement and program

Scope and Content Note

United Nations Press Section statement on the death of Ralph Bunche, and a program from Bunche's funeral.
Box 1, Folder 6

Clippings re: Bunche's death

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper and magazine clippings of news of Bunche's death and obituaries.
Box 1, Folder 7

Clippings and ephemera re: Bunche memorials

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings, form letters and ephemera relating to memorial funds and events, especially the opening of Peace Form One, a monument to Bunche at the United Nations.
Box 1, Folder 8

Ralph Bunche Institute of the United Nations programs 1986

Scope and Content Note

Includes "Ralph Bunche: The Man and His Times" conference programs.
Box 1, Folder 9

Postage stamps

Scope and Content Note

Includes first day covers and an uncut sheet of commemorative stamps in a folder embossed with Rosemary Biles's name.
Box 1, Folder 10

Anniversary and centenary ephemera and postage stamps

Scope and Content Note

United Nations press release on the 25th anniversary of Bunche's death (1991), and ephemera related to the centenary celebration of his birth (2003), including first day covers and commemorative stamps.
Box 1, Folder 11

Clippings and ephemera re: Bunche family 1972, 1988

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings about the marriage of Ralph Bunche, Jr. and a program from Ruth Bunche's memorial service.
Box 1, Folder 12

Clippings re: others 1955, 1982, 2003 and undated

Scope and Content Note

Newspapers clippings including obituaries.