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selection of the headquarters site of United Nations in New York in 1946 the participation therein by a Westchester County Special Committee and the conclusion of the matter by the late John D. Rockefeller, Jr., in purchasing a site on the East River and presenting it to the United Nations. by Otto E. Koegel

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Published in n.p .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Westchester County (N.Y.)

Subjects:

  • United Nations -- Headquarters.,
  • Westchester County (N.Y.) -- History.

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Edition Notes

Cover title.

Statement[Compiled by Otto E. Koegel.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJX1977.8.H4 K63
The Physical Object
Pagination237, 2 l.
Number of Pages237
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5118632M
LC Control Number74191694

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