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.
Press articles and translations of press articles from German to French, letters to press agencies/editors to correct contents of press articles on the Nansen Office.
File contains periodic expense statements, statistics, listings of patients from the Old Organisation of the Russian Red Cross and the American Society for Relief of Russian Exiles, Inc.; collection of information concerning tubercular refugees, information and brochure concerning tuberculosis sanatorium, explanatory note concerning the creation and the operation of the Fund from the Old Organisation of the Russian Red Cross.
Includes "First Annual Report 1929-1930 - American Society for Relief of Russian Exiles, Inc." and a brochure on "The General Direction of the Old Organisation of the Russian Red Cross - Relief of the Russian Refugees Abroad".
F.C.30-1931: "Commission des finances le 12 octobre 1931 - Demande d'avances présentées par les differentes institutions de réfugiés russes - Demande d'avance de la Croix-rouge en faveur de ses différentes institutions"
M.c.4-1932: "Extraordinary Meeting of the Managing Committee and Finance Commission dated 6 February 1932 - Application by the Russian Red Cross for a loan of Sw.Fr.12.000 for the Paulhaguet Sanitorium" [Sanatorium in France].
File contains correspondence on advance requests and repayment guarantees, correspondence with the Geneva Office, certificates of identity, issuance of the new Nansen passport, issuance of the Nansen stamps, repatriation of Armenian refugees to the Soviet Republic of Armenia.
documents of 1934:
P.12-1934 "Appel" [Appeal] for the collection of winter clothing.
documents of 1935:
G.A.C.24-1935 "Ordre du jour provisoire"
G.A.C.36-1935(1) "Rapport de la Commission intergouvernementale consultative pour les réfugiés sur les travaux de sa septième session"
P.13-1935 Communiqué sur "établissement des réfugiés arméniens en Syrie, l'évacuation ... de réfugiés arméniens à Erivan, l'établissement des réfugiés dans les pays d'outremer et la situation des réfugiés russes en Turquie"
C.A.92.1935 "Conseil d'administration"
document on "Norvège - Emission Nansen - Projet d'une émission commemorative de timbres poste"
C.L.1935.XII "Refugiés russes, arméniens, assyriens, assyro-chaldéens, turos - Rapport de la Commission intergouvernementale consultative pour les réfugiés sur les travaux de sa septième session"
I.C.S.1-1935 "Plan for the issue of a certificate of identity to Saar refugees, submitted for the consideration of interested governments in execution of the resolution of the Council of the League"
C.L.120.1935.XII "Refugiés provenant de la Sarre - Extension du régime des passeports Nansen à ces réfugiés"
C.L.111.1935.XII "Russian, Armenian, Assyrian, Assyro-Chaldean and Turkish refugees - Settlement of such refugees in overseas countries"
Extract from the "London Evening News": S. Lester appointed High Commissioner of Danzig by the League of Nations Council - S. Lester's appointment supported by J. Simon, Britain's Foreign Secretary - The Polish Foreign Minister objected to having any representative of a Great Power in which he included representatives of the British Dominions, as High Commissioner at Danzig - As a result of the French delegate Paul Boncour's intervention, the Polish representatives withdrew their objections to S. Lester's election - Chronology of events on Danzig.
Extract from the "Kölnische Zeitung": S. Lester welcomed at Danzig as High Commissioner.
Extract from the "Journal des Nations" no. 718: border dispute regarding Amazon basin between Equator and Peru, Equator informed the League of Nations it invited Peru to negotiate, proof of the League of Nations credibility in Latin America, since Equator not being a League of Nations Member State was not obliged to inform the League of Nations of its negotiations with Peru; this article refers to S. Lester when he was President of the League of Nations Council for the Leticia dispute between Colombia and Peru.