List of Document Burnt in the Foreign Office
Document #3039, #2 of 5 volumes. Prepared in March 1947. LIST OF BURNT DOCUMENTS IN THE FOREIGN OFFICE (Of the SHOWA Era /T. N. After 1926/) Archives and Documents Section, Foreign Minister's Secretariate. /Sealed By/ The Recorder in the Archives and Documents Section. "Documents regarding the China Incident, the Second European War and the Pacific War are thought to have been compiled in about 1,500 volumes, but the number of these volumes is not mentioned on this list." Contains 14 Divisions, including: Politics and Diplomacy; Treaties, Agreements and International Conferences; Military (and Naval) Affairs; Justice and Police; Finance, Economics, Industry and Commerce; Traffic and Communications; Eastern Cultural Institutions; Immigration and Passports; Travel and Protection, and Control, over the Japanese Residing Abroad and hte Foreigners; Sovereign, Imperial Family, Decoration, Commendation, Ceremony and Exchange of Gifts; Governmental Organization and Governmental Officials; Documents and Books; Accounts; Precedents and Miscellanies.