Register of the C.R.B. Educational Foundation Records, 1920-1956

Processed by Ronald Bulatoff; machine-readable finding aid created by James Lake
Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford University
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Register of the C.R.B. Educational Foundation Records, 1920-1956

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Hoover Institution Archives
  • Stanford University
  • Stanford, California 94305-6010
  • Phone: (650) 723-3563
  • Fax: (650) 725-3445
  • Email: archives@hoover.stanford.edu
Processed by:
Ronald Bulatoff
Date Completed:
1997
Encoded by:
James Lake
© 1998 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

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

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[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.
Education--Belgium.
Education.
Belgium--Relations--United States.
United States--Relations--Belgium.
Plebiscite--Belgium.
Scholarships--Belgium.
Scholarships--United States.
Students, Interchange of.
World War, 1939-1945.
World War, 1939-1945--Belgium.
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.

Series Description

Boxes 1-2

OFFICE FILE, 1915-1940

Additional Note

Correspondence, memoranda, minutes of meetings, printed matter and other material, relating to operations of the C.R.B. Educational Foundation, which changed its name to Belgian American Educational Foundation in 1938. Arranged by physical form
Boxes 3-6

REPORTS, 1921-1956

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Reports arranged alphabetically by title
Boxes 6-7

CLIPPINGS, 1928-1947

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Clippings arranged by subject
Box 8

OVERSIZE MATERIALS, 1930s(?)

Scope and Content Note

Flemish flags, education, health and nutrition questionnaires and statistical data
Photo file

PHOTOGRAPHS, 1915-1941

Additional Note

10 prints depicting C.R.B. reunion and staff in Brussels, war damage in Belgium, and ship "Camino" docked at Rotterdam. Arranged by subject

Container List

 

OFFICE FILE, 1915-1940

Box 1, Folder 1

Agreement with Stanford University, 1922

Folder 2

Brochures describing the C.R.B. Educational Foundation, 1920, 1922

Folder 3

Certificates of incorporation and by-laws, 1935, 1939

 

Correspondence

Folder 4

American Library Service, 1936

Folder 5

Barnes, Julius, 1924-1925

Folder 6

Chandler, Harry, 1924

Folder 7

Fisher, Harold H., 1935

Folder 8

Galpin, Perrin, 1934-1939

Folder 9

Heupgen, Georges, 1936

Folder 10

Hoagland, H. V., 1935

Folder 11

Hoover, Herbert C., 1934-1939

Folder 12

National Efficiency Society, 1920

Folder 13

Reinhart, G. F., 1938

Folder 14

Rickard, Edgar, 1934

Folder 15

Roman, Jules, 1935

Folder 16

Sexson, Paul, 1935-1936

Folder 17

Taylor, Alonzo, 1924

Folder 18

Miscellaneous

Folder 19

Envelopes made out of military maps

Folder 20

Financial records, 1934-1936

 

Minutes of meetings

 

Executive Committee

Folder 21

1937 March 22

 

1938

Folder 22

May 12

Folder 23

September 13

Folder 24

October 28

Folder 25

December 6

 

1939

Folder 26

Mar 9

Folder 27

May 11

Folder 28

September 26

Folder 29

1940 September 25

 

Members and directors

Folder 30

1920 December 1

Folder 31

1925 December 1

Folder 32

1938 December 6

Folder 33

1939 December 5

Folder 34

Postmaster receipts for mail sacks, 1939 December

Box 2, Folder 1

Printed matter

 

Subject file

Folder 2

Belgian-American fellowships, 1938-1940

Folder 3

Belgian franc, Devaluation of, 1923

Folder 4

Belgian Orphan Fund

Folder 5

Belgium - History - German occupation, 1918-1918. German military regulations in Brussels, 1915

Folder 6

Belgium - History - German occupation, 1940-1945. Ville de Namur, "Communications de l'administration communale," 1940

 

C.R.B. Reunion Dinners

Folder 7

20th anniversary, 1934 October 22

Folder 8

25th anniversary, 1939 October 28

Folder 9-11

Leopold III, King of Belgium

Box 3, Folder 1

Louvain University Library, 1925

Folder 2

Warehouse storage contract, Dunham and Reid, 1939

 

REPORTS, 1921-1956

Box 3

General

 

Annual reports

Folder 3

1921-1922

Folder 4

1923-1924

Folder 5

1925-1926

Folder 6

1927-1928

Folder 7

1929-1930

Folder 8

1932-1934

Folder 9

1935-1936

Box 4, Folder 1

1937

Folder 2

1941-1943

 

Final reports

Folder 3

American Advanced Fellows in Belgium, 1938-1939

Folder 4

American Advanced Fellows, Visiting Scientist, in Belgium, 1937-1938

 

Belgian Fellows in America

Folder 5

1924-1925

Folder 6

1925-1926

Folder 7

1932-1933

Folder 8

1934-1935

Folder 9

Belgian Visiting Scientists, Advanced Fellows, Graduate Fellows in the U.S., 1938-1939

 

Preliminary reports

 

American Fellows in Belgium

Folder 10

1923-1924

Folder 11

1924-1925

Folder 12

American Visiting Lecturers, Advanced Fellows, Grants-in-Aid, in Belgium, 1938-1939

Box 5, Folder 1

Belgian Advanced Fellows, Graduate Fellows, in the U.S., 1938-1939

 

Belgian Fellows in America

Folder 2

1922-1923

Folder 3

1926-1927

Folder 4

1927-1928

Folder 5

1933-1934

Folder 6

1935-1936

Folder 7

"Belgian and American Advanced Fellows, Graduate Fellows, Special Fellows in the U.S., Belgium and Belgian Congo," 1956

Folder 8

"Belgian and American Visiting Lecturers, Advanced Fellows, Graduate Felows, Grants-in-Aid, in the U.S. and Belgium," 1949

Folder 9

"Record of Belgian and American C.R.B. Fellows," 1920-1925

Box 6, Folder 1

"Record of Belgian and American C.R.B. Fellows, Visiting Professors, Lecturer, and Scientists," 1920-1936

Folder 2

"Summer Stipend Holders, University Summer Cources in the History of Flemish Art and Modern Belgian Art," 1938 July-August

 

CLIPPINGS, 1928-1947

Box 6, Folder 3-6

Belgium - History - German occupation, 1940-1945

Box 7, Folder 1

Belgium - History - German occupation, 1940-1945

Folder 2-3

Louvain University Library, 1928-1933

Folder 4

Pierlot, Hubert

Folder 5

Miscellaneous

 

OVERSIZE MATERIALS, 1930s(?)

Folder 8

Flemish flags, 1930(?)

 

Education, health and nutrition

 

Questionnaires

 

Statistics

 

PHOTOGRAPHS, 1915-1941

envelope A

3 prints depicting the C.R.B. reunion in Brussels, 1934

envelope B

2 prints depicting bomb damage at the Louvain University Library, 1941

envelope *mC

1 print of the Brussels staff of the C.R.B.

envelope *mD

1 print depicting the ship "Camino" docked at Rotterdam, 1915

envelope mE

3 prints depicting war damage to the city of Vetrmont