Hammarskjöld was raised in this ordered and lively, small-scale world. It is a town that must have fortified him later, when he was immersed in whole-of-world affairs, and when his job was to bring order and fresh, sane eyes – through organizational charts and diplomacy – to international conflicts.
Hammarskjöld's organization sketch for the UN presence in Congo (left), alongside Brian Urquhart's transcription (centre) and the clean copy (right)
The banquet hall, where Hammarskjöld would play tennis
A photograph of Hammarskjöld exhibited in the Peace Museum