Series Department of Public Information - S-0540

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Department of Public Information


  • 1945 - 1974 (Creation)

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No. of Boxes: 213

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Series includes the following subseries within DAG-12: (1.0.) ASG Executive Office - Subject Files; (1.1) Special Assistant's Subject Files; (2.0) External Services Division - Correspondence and Reports; (3.0) Films and Visual Information Division - Working Files; (4.0) Library Services - Working Files; (5.0) Management and Circulation Division - Working Files; (6.0) Press and Publications Bureau - Subject Files; (7.0) Radio Division - Subject Files; (8.0) Reference and Publications Division - Policy Files; (9.0) Special Services Division - Working Files; and (10.0) Radio and Visual Services Division - Director's Files. Also included are Accession Nos. 1978/0045, 1979/0065, 1982/0008, 1992/0092.

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Is superseded by: 1978/0045: Administrative files of the Under-Secretary-General, OPI 1955-1973
Is superseded by: 1979/0065: Administrative and Working Files of the Under-Secretary General, OPI (1969-1977)
Is superseded by: 1982/0008: Work Program, Conference, and Project Files
Is superseded by: 1992/0092: Broadcast Schedules
Is superseded by: 1982/0146: Petitions for Disarmament from Europe and Asia

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