Sub-fonds Department of Social Affairs (DSA) (1946-1955) - AG-004-002

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AG-004-002

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Department of Social Affairs (DSA) (1946-1955)

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  • 1919 - 1962 (Creation)

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No. of Boxes: 227

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United Nations Department of Social Affairs

Administrative history

The Department of Conference Services was changed to an Office from 1958 to 1972, when it was changed back to a Department. The USG from 1958 until 1961 was Victor Hoo, followed by Jiri Nosek from 1962-1971. He was succeeded by Bodhan Lewandowski from 1972 through 1981.

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This Sub-Fonds consists of the following Record Series.

UN. DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL AFFAIRS
Assistant Secretary-General - Non-registry files S-0917
Assistant Secretary-General - Registry files 1933-1949 S-0544
Human Rights Division - Ad Hoc commission on Prisoners of War S-0921
Human Rights Division - Ad Hoc committee on Forced Labour S-0919
Human Rights Division - documents S-0918
Human Rights Division - status of women S-0920

Fonds includes records of the Population Division and the Social Welfare Division which have not yet been entered into the database. For further information please consult the archivist.

Finding aids: Series descriptions and file lists available in the database. Additional file lists available in the Reading Room; please consult the archivist for assistance.

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DAG-18

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