Guide to the Commission for Relief in Belgium Collection

Finding aid created by Russell Michalak
Special Collections, Honnold/Mudd Library, Claremont University Consortium 2008
Libraries of The Claremont Colleges
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Descriptive Summary

Title: Commission for Relief in Belgium Collection
creator: Commission for Relief in Belgium
Dates: 1919-1928
Extent: 2 feet 2 boxes
Repository: Claremont Colleges. Honnold/Mudd Library.
800 N. Dartmouth Avenue
Special Collections, Honnold/Mudd Library
Claremont University Consortium
Claremont, California 91711
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.
Collection Number: H051
Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English
Physical Location: Special Collections, Honnold/Mudd Library. Claremont University Consortium.

Information for Researchers

Restrictions on Access

This collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Commission for Relief in Belgium Collection. Special Collections, Honnold Mudd Library, Claremont University Consortium.

Acquisition Information

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Processing Information

Arranged and Processed by Russell Michalak

Accruals

No addition to the collection is anticipated.

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.

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.

Series Arrangement

Series 1. Publications

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.

Subject Headings

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection
Brackett, Frank Parkhurst, b. 1865-1951
Brown, Walter Lyman
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964
American Relief Administration
American Relief Administration
Commission for Relief in Belgium
Granite and Sagebrush
Pomona College (Claremont, Calif.)-- Faculty


Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Series 1 Publications, 1919-1928

Box 1

American Relief Administration Series 2 no. 17-45, 1921-1926

Box 1, folder 1

American Relief Administration in Czecho-Slovakia : A sketch of the Child-Feeding operations of the A.R.A. Missionto Czecho-Slovakia, 1919-1921

Box 1, folder 2

Cinquanterie de la Fondation d'ecole Polytechnique, 1925

Box 1, folder 3

Record of Belgian and American C. R. B. Fellows, 1920

Box 1, folder 4

Final Report of Belgian Fellows in America, 1922

Box 1, folder 4

Final Report of Belgian Fellows in America, 1923

Box 1, folder 4

Final Report of Belgian Fellows in America, 1925

Note

The 1924-1925 issue is missing.
Box 1, folder 4

Final Report of Belgian Fellows in America, 1925

Box 1, folder 4

Final Report of Belgian Fellows in America, 1926

Box 1, folder 4

Final Report of Belgian Fellows in America, 1927

Box 1, folder 4

Record of Belgian and American C. R. B. Fellows, 1921

Box 1, folder 4

Record of Belgian and American C. R. B. Fellows, 1921

Box 1, folder 5

American Relief Administration Annual Report of the Executive Committee Meeting of Trustees and Members, April 4, 1923

Box 1, folder 5

C.R. B. Educational Foundation First Impression Report from C. R. B. Feloows 1921-1922 --American and Belgian, November - December, 1921

Box 1, folder 5

C.R. B. Educational Foundation First Impression Report from C. R. B. Feloows 1921-1922 --American and Belgian, February - March, 1922

Box 1, folder 5

A report to the C. R. B. Educational Foundation September 1922 by H. Alexander Smith Special Representative, 1922

Box 1, folder 5

C. R. B. Educational Foundation, Inc., Report, 1922-1927

Box 2, folder 1

List of Award of Commission for Relief in Belgium Fellowships for Belgium, 1922-1923

Box 2, folder 2

Martha Van Rennsselaer's Study of the Education of Women in Belgium, 1923

Note

typescript
Box 2, folder 3

Present Activities of C. R. B. Educational Foundation -- American Fellows, 1921-1922

Box 2, folder 4

Present Activities of C. R. B. Educational Foundation -- Belgian Fellows, 1920-1922

Box 2, folder 4

Commission for Relief in Belgium Stated Meeting, December 7, 1921

Box 2, folder 4

Commission for Relief in Belgium Stated Meeting, May 24, 1922

Box 2, folder 4

Commission for Relief in Belgium Stated Meeting, December 6, 1922

Box 2, folder 4

Commission for Relief in Belgium Stated Meeting, February 21, 1923

Box 1, folder 6

Commission for Relief in Belgium Stated Meeting, May 23, 1923

Box 2, folder 5

Commission for Relief in Belgium Stated Meeting, December 5, 1923

box 2, folder 5

Outgoing telegram, February 1, 1923

Box 2, folder 6

Preliminary Report of Belgian Fellows in America, 1922

Box 2, folder 6

Preliminary Report of Belgian Fellows in America, 1923

Box 2, folder 6

Preliminary Report of Belgian Fellows in America, 1924

Box 2, folder 6

Preliminary Report of Belgian Fellows in America, 1925

Box 2, folder 6, folder 7

Preliminary Report of Belgian Fellows in America, 1926

Box 2, folder 6, folder 7

Preliminary Report of Belgian Fellows in America, 1927

Box 2, folder 7

Preliminary Report of Belgian Fellows in America, 1928

Box 2, folder 7

Final Report of Belgian Fellows in America, 1922

Box 2, folder 7

Final Report of Belgian Fellows in America, 1923

Box 2, folder 7

Final Report of Belgian Fellows in America, 1924

Box 2, folder 7

Final Report of Belgian Fellows in America, 1925

Box 2, folder 7

Final Report of Belgian Fellows in America, 1926

Box 2, folder 7

Final Report of Belgian Fellows in America, 1927

Box 2, folder 8

Preliminary Report of American Fellows in Belgium, 1922

Box 2, folder 8

Preliminary Report of Fellows in Belgium, 1923

Box 2, folder 8

Preliminary Report of American Fellows in Belgium, 1924

Box 2, folder 8

Preliminary Report of American Fellows in Belgium, 1925

Box 2, folder 8

Preliminary Report of American Fellows in Belgium, 1926

Box 2, folder 8

Preliminary Report of American Fellows in Belgium, 1927

Box 2, folder 8

Preliminary Report of American Fellows in Belgium, 1928

Box 2, folder 9

America's Outposts in the Near East, 1927