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Register of the C.R.B. Educational Foundation Records, 1920-1956
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
  • Historical Note

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: C.R.B. Educational Foundation Records,
    Date (inclusive): 1920-1956
    Collection number: 46005
    Creator: C.R.B. Educational Foundation
    Collection Size: 7 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box, 5 envelopes, 1 stack of oversize charts (3.5 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Reports, minutes of meetings, correspondence, charts, clippings, other printed matter, and photographs, relating to Belgian-American exchange fellowships sponsored by the foundation, Belgian-American cultural relations, child health and nutrition in Belgium, the German occupation of Belgium in World War II, Kings Albert I and Leopold III of Belgium, and the 1950 Belgian plebiscite on the restoration of the monarchy.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    Collection open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], C.R.B. Educational Foundation Records, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Alternative Form Available

    Also available on microfilm (7 reels).

    Access Points

    Leopold III, King of the Belgians, 1901-
    Albert I, King of the Belgians, 1875-1934.
    Belgium--Relations--United States.
    United States--Relations--Belgium.
    Scholarships--United States.
    Students, Interchange of.
    World War, 1939-1945.
    World War, 1939-1945--Belgium.
    Belgium--History--German occupation, 1940-1945.
    Belgium--Politics and government--1914-1951.
    United States--Foreign relations.
    Child welfare--Belgium.
    Commission for Relief in Belgium (1914-1930)

    Historical Note

    The C.R.B. Educational Foundation was endowed from residual funds of the Commission for Relief in Belgium. Its operations included the sponsoring of Belgian-American exchange fellowships, the fostering of Belgian-American cultural relations, and aid to child health and nutrition programs in Belgium.
    In 1938, the C.R.B. Educational Foundation changed its name to Belgian-American Educational Foundation.