Correspondence with the Geneva Office and the Japanese authorities; press cuttings.
This file contains correspondence with the Delegate in Shanghai, Mr. H. Cuénod, and from Russian organisations with contacts in Geneva, regarding the situation of refugees in Shanghai in case of an evacuation further to Chinese civil war.
This file contains correspondence with the Delegate in Shanghai, Mr. H.Cuénod, and from Mr. Oudendyk, the Dean of the Diplomatic Body in Peking, as well as statistics of Russian refugees in this city. The Shanghai delegate is in touch with Russian organisations and individuals, amongst which, Union of Russian associations, Mr. Malinovsky, and General Horvath. Also includes a list of member organisations of Union de l'Emigration en Extrême Orient [Oudendjik].
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.
Correspondence between the Delegate, Mr. Schlemmer, and the Chief of the Refugee Service as well as with American relief organizations to organize the evacuation of Russian refugees from Constantinople [Stamboul] following a decree of expulsion by the Turkish government. Correspondence is also exchanged with Turkish national authorities.
Within the context of the expulsion decree deadline extended to 6 Feb. 1929, correspondence exchanged to enable naturalization of refugees or their evacuation through free visas or labour contracts. The file includes translations of Turkish laws on nationality and related stamp duties.
Files contains correspondence and press clippings relating to the transfer of Russian Refugees from China to Canada (transportation, employment, visa, accounts, etc.).
Files contains correspondence relating to the transfer of Russian Refugees from China (Shanghai) to Brazil (transportation, employment, visa, accounts, etc.).