Series VIII: International Court of Justice, 1956-1975
Series consists of case files, correspondence, and documents related to elections and appointments of judges and registrar to the International Court of Justice as well as meeting minutes, dating from 1956 to 1975. Some of the significant cases Koo participated in are the South West Africa Case; Cameroon v. United Kingdom; Barcelona Traction Case; Netherlands v. Sweden; Interhandel Case (Switzerland v. U.S.A.); Parcels of Land (Belgium v. Netherlands); Aerial Incident of July 17, 1955 (Israel v. Bulgaria); Right of Passage (Portugal v. India); Honduras v. Nicaragua; Inter-Governmental Maritime Consultative Organization (IMCO) case; Temple of Preab Vihear (Cambodia v. Thailand). The case files include drafts of judgements, summaries, notes, objections, statements, as well as his case notebooks with his opinions and notes on various cases Koo participated in. The correspondence are mainly incoming congratulatory messages to Koo on his election and re-election to the court and account payroll from the court, as well as small amount of personal correspondence when he was serving as a judge on the ICJ.