Series Permanent Office - Registry - S-0915

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S-0915

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Permanent Office - Registry

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  • 1889 - 1958 (Creation)

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Size/Number of Items/Parts: 34.5 linear ft. of textual records, No. of Boxes: 69

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Series is comprised of all the records kept by the Commission in its registry filing system during the years 1929 to 1955. Documented are the gathering and sharing of information among member nations, cooperation between nations on human rights issues pertaining to penal and penitentiary matters (including extradition), and congresses held by the Commission for purposes of information exchange and coordination of policy development, etc. Arranged in broad categories in the following order: member nation files, meeting files, Sub-commission on research, finances of the Commission, library of the Commission, external relations with other organizations, various, Congresses, publication lists. Of the large volume of files in this series, only one is classified "Strictly Confidential".

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PAG-1/3

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