It contains file 45/20773/15833, correspondence from the Département fédéral de Justice et Police and the Département Politique fédéral, sample of the identity certificates delivered by the Swiss government, press clippings (Schweizerische Republikanische Blätter), regarding transit visas and the decision of adhesion notified 20 Oct. 1922 and enforced 1 Jan. 1923.
This file documents the decision of the Turkish government to issue special passports that are in agreement with the identity certificates system adopted by the Inter-governmental conference held at Geneva, July 3rd-5th, 1922, as per circular letter of 29 Jan. 1924. Collective passports are issued by the HCR for group evacuations. It contains correspondence, memoranda and notes, exchanges between the Legal section (Dr. van Hamel) and Major T.F. Johnson of the Refugee Service, between Consuls and the Secretary-General, the delegate S. Lawford Childs and other delegations of the HCR. The question of the status of Armenian and Georgian refugees is raised as well as of new Turkish laws making the collective passport procedure much more lengthy and expensive.
File contains various correspondence and documents relating to the transfer of Russian Refugees to Bolivia and their employment by the Bolivia Concessions Ltd.
File contains correspondence and press clippings relating to the shipwreck of a boat on which Mr. Childs was embarked for a mission in Bolivia. Mr. Childs was the ILO Delegate in Buenos Aires.
File contains various correspondence and press clippings relating to the transfer of Russian Refugees from Germany to Chile.
File contains press clippings from various German, Russian, British and French newspapers and relating to the evacuation of Russian Refugees of German origin from Russia. These press clippings were collected in November and December 1929.
File contains correspondence and press clippings relating to the transfer of Russian Refugees to Brazil (transportation, employment, etc.).
File contains correspondence relating to the possible employment of Refugees from various countries (mainly Russia) by the British owned Railway Consortium in Argentina.