Sub-Fonds - Internal Services and Personnel

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Internal Services and Personnel


  • 1919-1946 (Creation)

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523 boxes

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The Internal Services and Personnel Section was made of different units. The Chief of the Internal Services was in charge of the organization of all commissions and conferences. The Personnel Section dealt with all the files related to the staff (recruitments, appointments, salaries, insurances, etc.). After 1924, the individual staff files were handled outside the Registry. The Internal Services and Personnel Section was also in charge of the administration and maintenance of the buildings and the purchase and maintenance of furniture. It also dealt with the organization of the Secretariat (composition and functions of Sections), as well as with the purchase of supplies (stationery) etc. Units of this kind always existed in the League of Nations, but in different forms.

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      • Secretariat Fonds: the files of the Financial Administration, Legal Section, Library, as well as some files of the Publications Service and Reproduction of Documents (office furniture and equipment);

      • Since staff appointments sometimes depended on the different specialized sections of the Secretariat, see also these sections, as well as the External Fonds;

      • About some decisions of the Administrative Tribunal see the Collections of Treaties and Conventions;

      • About the building of the Palais des Nations, some files are kept by the United Nations Buildings and Engineering Section in Geneva, and the United Nations Headquarters in New York may also have a few files.

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      Protection period to: 2006-12-31

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          Archivist's note

          Protection period duration: 60

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          Protection period note: Concerns personnel files only.

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          Permission: No permission necessary.

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          Physical usability: Without limits

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          Term of protection: None

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