- 1940 - 1996 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
Size/Number of Items/Parts: 60 linear ft. of textual records, 115 boxes, No. of Boxes: 115
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Scope and content
Series contains all the centrally filed records of the Secretariat from its early period. Predominant date range is 1946-1952. The categories of the filing system are: Office of the Secretary-General (100), Administrative and financial (200), Conferences and general services (300), Economic and Social Council (400), Economic Affairs (500), Social Affairs (600), General (700), General Assembly (800), Legal Affairs (900), Public Information (1000), correspondence with individuals and miscellaneous organizations (1100), Security Council (1200), Security Council affairs (1300), Trusteeship Council (1400), Trusteeship affairs (1500), Military Staff Committee (1600). Arranged numerically according to the numbered file classification system.
Related records: For departmentally filed records of the same period see those records groups (now called fonds) which were formerly numbered DAG-1, DAG-2, etc. For earlier related records see the two fonds: United Nations Temporary London Office and Preparatory Commission of the United Nations. Arranged in subject classification number order.
Sub-fonds consists of the following Series:
S-0472 United Nations Central Registry subject files - early registry records
S-0440 Central Registry - Code Cables - Correspondence