This file contains correspondence between the Japan Embassy in Paris (Bureau du Japon à la Société des Nations) and the Secretary-General, Sir Eric Drummond, regarding Japan's adhesion to the Council's resolution on the legal situation and passport issue (13 June 1922), its adhesion to the identity certificates system (25 June 1923) and its enforcement on 1 Feb. 1924 of this system. M. Matsuda is the Head of the Japanese League of Nations Office.
It contains file 45/20336/15833/Jackets 1&2, correspondence on the subject of the Russian refugees in Constantinople and the issuing of identity certificates to them. It is exchanged between the Deputy Assistant Commissioner for refugees, S. Lawford Childs, French and British authorities (Allied High Commissioners) and Turkish authorities as well as with the High Commissioner in Geneva and the Secretary-General.
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.
Appears to be an individual case made to the ILO for a Nansen passport.
Correspondence regarding passport request.
File contains correspondence relating to the transfer of Russian Refugees from Constantinople, the situation of the Refugees in Greece, financial matters, etc.
File contains correspondence relating to the Anatolian Refugees in Constantinople, the Western Thrace Settlement Scheme, etc.
File contains correspondence relating to the expulsion of Russian Refugees from Poland, the evacuation of Russian Refugees From Constantinople, financial matters, etc.
- League of Nations document C.584.1933 "Russian, Armenian, Assyrian, Assyro-Chaldean and Turkish refugees - Report by the Mexican Representative"
- "Extract from Minutes of the Third Meeting of the 77th Session of the Council, 12 October 1933 - Russian, Armenian, Assyrian, Assyro-Chaldean and Turkish refugees: resolution adopted by the Assembly on 7 October 1933".
Letter from P. Azcarate, League of Nations, to the Foreign Minister of Afghanistan, Kaboul, regarding the various international Agreements concluded under the auspices of the League of Nations and to which the Government of Afghanistan was not yet invited to become a party, mainly the Convention on the International Status of Refugees.