Subject of the file: Securing employment for refugees for the construction of the pipe-line. Includes notes exchanged with the Information and Mandates Section and Armenian, English, French and German language press (London, Geneva, Paris, New York) cuttings as well as an excerpt of the Official Gazette (Palestine) with the Convention concluded between the Irak Petroleum Company and the British High Commissioner for the Palestine, article XI concerned employment of workers.
This file contains requests for information about F. Nansen refugee work but also a specimen of his signature. It includes a request of Jon Sorensen in Kloefta, Norway, author of Fridtjof Nansens Saga.
Refugee request for assistance : request is made by the brother of Mr. Doris N. Grudkoff, on his behalf, and forwarded to the International Committee of the Red Cross for follow-up.
Notes exchanged between the Chief of Section, T.F. Johnson, and the Information Section regarding the former's order for cuttings on Nansen [mentioning refugees and on his activities outside the League Secretariat]. The file includes correspondence with the Argus Suisse et International de la Presse, S.A., Geneva, to which the order has been made.
Refers to "The Times" article dated 3 April 1930 (included in the file) about "High Court of Justice, King's Bench Division, Allegations by a Company's Emigration Officer, Sohr v. Bolivia Concessions, Ltd, and others". LON internal discussion as how to be disassociated from the affair and preserve the organisation's image, through coordination with the International Labour Office.
Including a memorandum to constitute a colonial agriculture society and a financial assistance request for the purchase of a typing machine. The idea of the memorandum is to contain the population of Europe via emigration of the surplus to South America within an international arrangement.
Request for Nansen passport made on behalf of Mr. Mikoulinsky's lawyers, subsequently by the petitioner directly.
Requesting C. Goulkevitch, member of the Managing Committee and the Administration or Governing Body of the Nansen International Office for Refugees, to help publicize the appeal for the Nansen Memorial Fund in the Russian refugee press. The question is also raised of a basis for distributing the subsidies which the organisations represented by Mr. Goulkevitch might consider fair.
Request for information on the work of the Nansen Office.