Administrative history: The Chinese National Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (CNRRA) was formally established 22 January 1945. Predecessor: UNRRA China Mission, established on 9 November 1943 (along with numerous other country missions). Successor: The Commission on Rehabilitation Affairs, established November 1947.
Series consists of 607 photographs taken by a variety of UNRRA photographers, for the UNRRA Visual Information Office, Washington, D.C. Most have a corresponding original negative (numbered C-1 etc.). Description/arrangement is according to the subject categories (by country, and therein by themes) which were set up either by the UNRRA Visual Information Office or the UN Department of Information. Series transferred to the United Nations Department of Public Information, Visual Information Section, by agreement of 10 March 1947. Description includes photograph negative numbers. Negatives are arranged in number order rather than by country.
Related records: For UNRRA China Mission photographs see S-0800.