Series Registry (1945-1946) - S-0539

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S-0539

Title

Registry (1945-1946)

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  • 1945 - 1946 (Creation)

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Size/Number of Items/Parts: 4.5 linear ft. of textual records, No. of Boxes: 9

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Series is the registry system of files kept by the Preparatory Commission in the course of consultative and administrative activities to prepare for the establishment of the United Nations. Some of the records date from a post-Preparatory Commission period (the Executive Secretary functioned as the Secretary-General of the United Nations from 11 January 1946; the Secretary-General was appointed 1 February 1946). Included are miscellaneous records of the Executive Committee, official records of the Preparatory Commission, administrative records relating to the establishment of the International Court of Justice, a few delegation files, early records of the Economic and Social Council (15 July 1945 - 16 Nov. 1945), early sub-committee records of the General Assembly of the United Nations (25 Apr. 1945 - 30 Jan. 1946), some correspondence with member state missions to the United Nations (2 Oct. 1945 - 15 Dec. 1945), General Assembly files relating to proposed sites for the United Nations Headquarters (14 Jan. 1945 - 30 Jan. 1946), a few League of Nations negotiation files (11 Sept. 1945 - 7 Jan. 1946), correspondence with the press, correspondence with libraries, and letter registers (24 Sept. 1945 - 14 Oct. 1946). Arranged in file classification number order, i.e., in the order cited above.

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Is superseded by: 1986/0211: UN Preparatory Commission and commencement of UN

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PAG-6/1.1

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