Collection ID: MS 1330

Collection context

Summary

Creator:
Frey, Otto, 1907-1964
Date:
1920-1964
Abstract:
Correspondence, speeches, personal and financial documents and papers related to Otto Frey's post as a member of the secretariat of the United Nations since 1945. Also included are a number of items of memorabilia, among them photographs, maps, clippings and printed matter.
Extent:
1 Linear Foot
Language:
English

Background

Acquisition information:
Gift of Otto Frey, 1982.
Rules or conventions:
translation missing: en.enumerations.resource_finding_aid_description_rules.Finding aid created in accordance with Manuscripts and Archives Processing Manual
Scope and Content:

Correspondence, speeches, personal and financial documents and papers related to Otto Frey's post as a member of the secretariat of the United Nations since 1945. Also included are a number of items of memorabilia, among them photographs, maps, clippings and printed matter.

Biographical / Historical:

Born in Prague, on November 24, 1907, Otto Frey was the son of Maurice and Elsa Frey. He received an LL.D. Degree from Prague University in 1931, and spent the next few years at European universities as a researcher. During the 1930s and early 1940s, he worked for the Czechoslovak government, first for the minister of public works, but primarily for the foreign service. Immediately following World War II, Frey began working for the United Nations, specializing in disarmament. He died on January 25, 1972, while on vacation at Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Access

LOCATION OF THIS COLLECTION:
Sterling Memorial Library
Yale Campus
New Haven, CT, USA
CONTACT:
(203) 432-1735
mssa.assist@yale.edu