Paul Geddes Pennoyer papers
Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Use
The papers of Paul Geddes Pennoyer relate to his participation in the United Nations Conference on International Organization, San Francisco, 1945. They form a comprehensive collection of official documents and materials concerning the Conference establishing the United Nations. PGP's role was as Secretary of Commission III, Committee I. This committee's function was to study the structure and procedures of the Security Council as proposed at the Dumbarton Oaks Conversations of 1944. Included are records of the Conference, the work of various committees, background information distributed to the participants, and some correspondence including two notes of Alger Hiss to PGP.
LL.B. Harvard Law School, 1917
Practiced law in New York City.
During WWII worked for Pentagon.
Served as Secretary of Commission III, Committee I, of the U.N. Conference on International Organization, meeting in San Francisco in 1945.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
- Pennoyer, Paul Geddes. Papers, 1945: Finding Aid.
- Harvard Law School Library, Cambridge, MA 02138
- EAD ID
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