Inventory of the Frederick H. Chatfield papers

Finding aid prepared by Beaudry Allen
Hoover Institution Archives
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Title: Frederick H. Chatfield papers
Collection Number: 53008
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Physical Description: 2 oversize boxes, 1 oversize folder, 2 envelopes, 1 framed certificate (3.1 linear feet)
Date (inclusive): 1915-1919
Abstract: Photographs, printed matter, and memorabilia, relating to relief activities of the Commission for Relief in Belgium during World War I.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of the Materials : English and French
Creator: Chatfield, Frederick H.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Frederick H. Chatfield papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1953.

Accruals

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Biographical Note

Frederick H. Chatfield was a member of the Commission for Relief in Belgium (CRB). Chatfield served as secretary of the Cincinnati branch and was the CRB delegate for the Commission du Lait of Le Comité de Secours et d'Alimentation de l’Arrondissement de Liège, a relief committee trying to provide food and establish dairy production centers in Liège during World War I.

Related Collection(s)

Commission for Relief in Belgium Records, 1914-1930, Hoover Institution Archives

Scope and Content of Collection

Photographs, lithographs, printed matter, and memorabilia, relating to relief activities of the Commission for Relief in Belgium and Comité de secours et d'alimentation de l’arrondissement de Liège during World War I. The collection is arranged by medium into three groups: Photographs, Printed materials, and Memorabilia.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Commission for Relief in Belgium (1914-1930)--Pictorial works.
International relief.
World War, 1914-1918--Belgium.
World War, 1914-1918--Civilian relief.

 

Photographs, 1915-1917

Scope and Contents note

Photographs include members of the Commission for Relief in Belgium (CRB) and Comité de secours et d'Alimentation de l’Arrondissement de Liège.
Envelope mA

Arrowsmith, Robert, 1916

Envelope mA

Count van Hague, undated

Envelope mA

CRB Office in Liège, R. Arrowsmith and others, undated

Envelope mA

Le Comité de Secours et d’Alimentation de la Province de Liège, June 1916

Envelope mA

Le Comité de Secours et d’Alimentation de la Province de Liège, February 22,1915

Envelope mB

"Élèves de l’école moyenne professionnelle de demoiselles de la ville de Liège," August 1916

Map case

CRB group photograph, undated

Map case

Comité de Secours et d’Alimentation de la Province de Liège, February 22, 1915

Box 1

Committee for Relief in Belgium members portrait album, 1917

 

Printed materials, 1917-1919

Scope and Contents note

Contains lithographs, a scrapbook, and printed matter relating to the Comité de Secours et d'Alimentation de l’Arrondissement de Liège activities. The scrapbook includes news-clippings relating the Chatfield's CRB work and United States lending pledge to CRB. Arranged by format.
Map case

Le Comité National de Secours et d’Alimentation, lithograph, with identity chart, 1914-1918

Box 2

Lithograph, 1917

Box 2

"Oeuvre des Diners Economique," poster, 1917

Box 2

The History of the CRB by Tracy Kittredge, 1918

Box 2

Rapport de la Commission du Lait, 1919

Box 2

Scraps of Paper: German Proclamations in Belgium and France , undated

Box 2

Scrapbook, 1917

 

Memorabilia, circa 1914-1917

Scope and Contents note

Contains decorated flour sacks relating to flour sacks used for CRB flour distribution in Belgium and a framed certificate.
Box 2

Flour sacks, one (1) embroidered design and two (2) painted designs

Art racks

Certificate, undated