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Hugh R. Jackson Papers, 1942-1945, bulk 1942-1945

Series II: Chronological File, 1942-1945

This series is comprised of correspondence, memos, and reports filed by date. It contains documents from the day-to-day operations of UNRRA, such as requests for funds, clothing, food, or other items for specific groups, information on transporting refugees; staffing information, reports on food distribution, and plans for the organization. These memos were written to Herbert Lehman and other UNRRA officials. Also included are staff meeting minutes, which discuss UNRRA policy, budgets, and proposals, often at length and in great detail. Photographs of the first UNRRA meeting in Atlantic City, which include images of Lehman and Jackson, can be found in folder in this series.

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Box 1 Folder 7-12 Correspondence and Papers, 1942-1943 October (6 folders), 1942-1943

Box 2 Folder 1-16 Correspondence and Papers, 1943 November -1945 June (16 folders), 1943