This file contains documents relating to the work for the Jewish Relief.The documents are mainly briefing notes and minutes of meetings added to correspondence.
Memoranda of the Central Committee of the Russian Red Cross (old organisation) and of the Russian Zemstvo and Towns Committee addressed to the President of the League of Nations Council, Mr. Da Cunha, regarding the position of Russian refugees abroad; nomination of the High Commissioner for Russian refugees at the League of Nations; own work of these organisations; related letters.
Memorandum of the First secretary at the Russian (non-Soviet) embassy in Bern Mr. I. Efremov transmitting a note of the First secretary of the Russian (non-Soviet) embassy in Constantinople Mr. B. Serafimov, both on the proposed appointment of the High Commissioner for Russian refugees; protection of rights of Russian refugees abroad, proposed assistance towards these refugees; related documents.
Council documents, including drafts: "Russian refugees. Summary of the Documents received by the Secretariat on this subject since the 12th Session of the Council", "Russian refugees; Further Communications, completing Council Document C.126.M.72.1921.VII".
Communications from these organisations concerning the protection of Russian refugees and proposed participation of the Russian Financial, Industrial and Commercial Association in aiding those refugees; related letter.
Letter of Mr. I. Efremov from the Russian (non-Soviet) embassy in Bern with request to transmit to him report of general Thomson on the position of Russian refugees in the Balkans and that of the Save the Children Fund Union; letter with a reply.
Letter signed respectively by Dr. G. Lodyzhenski and Mr. N. Astrov on the activities of the Russian Red Cross and the Russian Zemstvo and Towns Committee, with proposals for work on behalf of Russian refugees to be done.
Letter from this mission with information that numerous Russian refugees, natives of the Russian Far East, are in desperate situation in Trieste, Turkey, Bulgaria, Yugoslavia and would like to return to Vladivostok; related documents.
Letter of Mr. Astrov concerning the views of various Russian émigrés in Paris on the necessity of the immediate help towards Russian refugees currently in Constantinople; use of Russian funds abroad for Russian refugees, on other issues; related notes.