Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Herbert M. Sanborn

[USA] (b ?/d ?)

"Herbert Sanborn was born and raised in Portland, Maine, and attended NYU and the Sorbonne in Paris. He served in the U.S. Army in Europe during World War II. After the war, he joined the UN Secretariat where he had a varied career. He was a graphic designer and production man in the Publishing Service, working both at UN Headquarters in New York and at its European office in Geneva. He also served as secretary of the Publications Board and later administered technical assistance for French-speaking African countries. He also had political assignments in Belgian colonies and in the Congo, now Zaire. (..) Since his retirement, he has maintained his association with the UN, and is secretary of the Assn. of Former International Civil Servants (..) "

More Biographical Data and Photo : United Nations Airpost Journal, June 1961/ Pdf

UN 1958 "UN Seal" (2,1) [Recess (Bradbury Wilkinson,London)] Sc(63,64)

UN 1961 "Various Designs" (9,9,1) [Photo (Courvoisier)] Sc(92)

USA 1962 "Dag Hammarskjöld Commemoration" (1) [Engr (C.A. Brooks)][Recess] Sc(1203)

UN 1964 "UN trade and Development Conference, Geneva" (2,1) [Des (O. Hamann) joint work with Sanborn )][Photo (De La Rue)] Sc(129,130)

USA 1965 "20th Anniversary of UN and International Cooperation Year" (1) [ [Des (O. Mathiesen) joint work with Sanborn )][Engr (C.A. Brooks)][Recess] Sc(1266)

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