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Commission for Relief in Belgium Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H-Mss-0230

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Commission for Relief in Belgium began in 1914 after World War I began. United States President Herbert Hoover supported the Commission. After the War the Belgian American Educational Foundation took over the Commission for Belgian Relief in 1920. This collection comprises serials from the Belgian American Educational Foundation from 1919-1928.

Dates

  • 1919-1934

Creator

Restrictions on Access

This collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact Special Collections Library staff.

Biography of the Commission for Relief in Belgium

The Commission for Relief in Belgium began in 1914 after World War I began. United States President Herbert Hoover supported the Commission. After the War the Belgian American Educational Foundation took over the Commission for Belgian Relief in 1920. This collection comprises serials from the Belgian American Educational Foundation from 1919-1928.

Extent

2 boxes

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The Commission for Relief in Belgium began in 1914 after World War I began. United States President Herbert Hoover supported the Commission. After the War the Belgian American Educational Foundation took over the Commission for Belgian Relief in 1920. This collection comprises serials from the Belgian American Educational Foundation from 1919-1928.

Series Arrangement

Series 1. Publications

Physical Location

Special Collections, Honnold/Mudd Library. Claremont University Consortium.

Acquisition Information

No information available.

Accruals

No addition to the collection is anticipated.

Related Material

The Frank P. Brackett Papers contains correspondence between Brackett and President Hoover and other officials in the Commission for Belgium Relief. His letters illustrates how one became a member in the Commission for Relief in Belgium. According to a Also, Brackett kept some memorabilia of the Commission for Belgium Relief.

General Physical Description note

no content

Processing Information

Arranged and Processed by Russell Michalak

Creator

Title
Guide to the Commission for Relief in Belgium Collection
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid created by Russell Michalak
Date
2008
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the 01 - Special Collections, Honnold/Mudd Library Repository

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