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Register of the Commission for Relief in Belgium (1940-1945) Records, 1939-1947
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Series Description

Boxes 1-5

OFFICE FILE, 1939-1947

Additional Note

Correspondence, memoranda, reports, minutes of meetings, printed matter and other materials relating to the operations of the Commission for Relief in Belgium. Arranged alphabetically by physical form
Boxes 6-12

CORRESPONDENCE FILE, 1939-1946

Additional Note

Letters sent and received by the C.R.B. Includes correspondence with individuals, groups and organizations, the Belgian Embassy and Consulates in the United States, arranged chronologically and alphabetically by name of correspondent
Boxes 12-15

BELGIAN RELIEF FUND, 1940-1941

Additional Note

Correspondence, memoranda, reports, minutes of meetings, printed matter and other materials relating to the operations of the Belgian Relief Fund. Arranged alphabetically by physical form
Boxes 15-16

BELGIAN GENERAL RELIEF COMMITTEE (WINTERHELP), 1940-1941

Additional Note

Correspondence, memoranda, publicity leaflets, reports, printed matter and other materials relating to the operations of the Belgian General Relief Committee (Winterhelp). Arranged alphabeticaly by physical form
Boxes 16-17

SUBJECT FILE, 1939-1945

Additional Note

Correspondence, reports, memoranda, clippings, printed matter and other materials, collected by the C.R.B. Arranged alphabetically by subject
Box 18

OVERSIZE MATERIALS, 1838-1941

Scope and Content Note

Food map, leaflets, placards and posters issued by the C.R.B.
Photo file

PHOTOGRAPHS, 1940-1941

Scope and Content Note

216 prints in 8 envelopes depicting relief operations of the C.R.B. in Belgium

Container List

 

OFFICE FILE, 1939-1947

Box 1, Folder 1

Appeal for aid

Folder 2

Application forms for foreign and domestic relief activities

Folder 3

By-laws

Folder 4

Certificate of incorporation

 

Chapters file

 

Connecticut

Folder 5

Danbury

Folder 6

Fairfield County

Folder 7

Diamond Industry

Folder 8

Nebraska

Folder 9

Notebaert, Sengier, Speciael

Folder 10

Princeton

Folder 11

Miscellaneous

Folder 12-15

Contributions file

Folder 16

Directors and members invitations and acceptances

 

Financial records

Folder 17

General

Box 2, Folder 1

General

Folder 2

Disbursements

Folder 3

Luncheon expenses

Folder 4

Receipts and disbursements

 

Supplies purchased

Folder 5

1940

Folder 6

1941

Folder 7-8

Transfer of funds to Europe, 1940-1942

Folder 9-10

Liquidation file

Box 3, Folder 1

Liquidation file

 

Meetings file

 

General

Folder 2

1940

Folder 3

1941

 

Directors

 

1940

Folder 4

May 20

Folder 5

December 11

Folder 6

1941 May 20

 

Executive Committee, 1940

Folder 7

July 11

Folder 8

December 11

Folder 9

Incorporators, 1940 May 20

Folder 10

Members, 1941 May 20

Folder 11

Organizational charts

Folder 12

Permit for soliciting funds

Folder 13

Press releases and publicity file

Folder 14

Printed matter

Folder 15

Regulations for the formation of chapters and committees

Box 4

Reports

Folder 1

To Herbert Hoover. "Memorandum of Food Situation and Events Connected Therewith in Belgium, Brussels, 1940 May-July"

 

To the U.S. Department of State

Folder 2

1940

Folder 3-4

1941

 

Signing authority forms

Folder 5

Guaranty Trust Company of New York

Folder 6

Irving Trust Company

Folder 7

National City Bank of New York

Folder 8

Statement by H. Hoover, "An Experiment in Saving the Lives of 3,000 Destitute Adults and Children in Belgium," 1941 April 1

 

Subject file

Folder 9

Badges, buttons, pins

Folder 10

Bundles for Britain

Folder 11

Delaware filing fee

Box 5, Folder 1-4

Donations

Folder 5

Foreign Policy Association luncheon, 1940 December 7

Folder 6

Hospital volunteers

Folder 7

Insurance coverage

Folder 8

Office equipment

Folder 9

Orphans, Adoption of

Folder 10

President's Committee on War Relief Agencies

Folder 11

Statutory representation

 

Supplies

Folder 12

Clothing

Folder 13

Food

Folder 14

Surety bonds

Folder 15

Tax exemptions

Folder 16

Visit to Belgium of the CRB Representatives, 1941 January 19-24

Folder 17

Miscellany

 

CORRESPONDENCE, 1939-1946

Box 6

Chronological file

 

1940

Folder 1

May-June

Folder 2

July-August

Folder 3

September-December

 

1941

Folder 4

January-March

Folder 5

April-November

Folder 6

1942

 

Alphabetical file

Folder 7

A

Folder 8

B

Box 7, Folder 1-2

C

Folder 3

D

Folder 4

E

Folder 5

F

Folder 6

G

Folder 7-8

H

Folder 9

I

Folder 10

J

Box 8, Folder 1

K

Folder 2

L

Folder 3-4

M

Folder 5

N

Folder 6

O

Folder 7

P

Folder 8

R

Box 9, Folder 1-3

S

Folder 4

T

Folder 5

U-V

Folder 6

W

Folder 7

X-Z

Folder 8

Allied Relief Fund, 1940

Folder 9

American Friends Service Committee, 1940

Folder 10

American Red Cross, 1940-1941

Box 10, Folder 1

Anderson, L. J., 1941

Folder 2

Belgian Bureau, 1939-1940

Folder 3

Belgium. Ambassade (United States)

Folder 4

Belgium. Consulat (New York)

Folder 5

Belgium. Légation (Argentine)

Folder 6

Belgium. Légation (Canada)

Folder 7

Bordeaux Headquarters, 1940

Folder 8

Bove, Charles, 1941

Folder 9

British War Relief Society, 1940

Folder 10

Bronxville Community Forum, 1941

Folder 11

Brooklyn Republican Club, 1941

Folder 12

Brouha, Lucien, 1941

Folder 13

Brown, Crosby and Company, 1940

Folder 14

Brown, Milton M., 1940-1942

Folder 15

Brown, Milton M., Mrs., 1940-1941

Folder 16

Bryn Mawr College, 1941

Folder 17

Bundesen, Herman, 1941

Folder 18

Bundles for Britain, Inc., 1941

Folder 19

Canadian Committee, 1940

Folder 20

Carrel, Alexis, 1941

Folder 21

Chase National Bank, 1940-1941

Folder 22

Chautauqua Institution, 1941

Folder 23

Church of the Pilgrimage, 1941

Box 11, Folder 1

Consolidated Edison Company, 1940

Folder 2

Darnall, John P., 1940-1941

Folder 3

Deloitte, Plender, Griffiths, 1940-1942

Folder 4

Frederickson, Kirsten, 1941

Folder 5

Freiberg, Jacques, 1940

Folder 6

Galpin, Perrin, 1940

Folder 7

Garden Club of America, 1940

Folder 8

Gibson, Hugh, 1940-1941

Folder 9

Hamilton, B. Wallace, 1941

Folder 10

Henry, Bayard, Mrs., 1940

Folder 11

Hoover, Herbert C., 1940-1941

Folder 12

Hynes, John H., 1940

Folder 13

Irwin, Will, 1941

Folder 14

London Committee, 1940-1941

Folder 15

London Office, C.R.B., 1940-1941

Folder 16

L'Union Belge, 1940

Folder 17

Miller, James Alexander, 1941

Folder 18

Morris, Dave H., 1940

Folder 19

New York Council of Women, 1941

Folder 20

New York Telephone Company, 1940-1941

Folder 21

Refugees of England, Inc., 1940-1941

Folder 22

Rhode, Max Spencer, 1941

Folder 23

Richmond, Raymond, 1940-1941

Folder 24

Roosevelt, Franklin D., 1940

Folder 25

Sawtelle, Raymond, 1940-1941

Box 12, Folder 1

Shattuck, Bangs and Davis, 1939-1942

 

United States. Department of State

Folder 2

1939-1940

Folder 3

1940-1941

Folder 4

1942

Folder 5

United States. Internal Revenue Service, 1941-1946

Folder 6

Van der Straten-Ponthoz, Countess, 1940

Folder 7

Van der Straten-Ponthoz, R., 1940-1941

Folder 8

Van Loon, Hendrick, 1940

Folder 9

Vanderbilt, O. De Gray, 1940

Folder 10

Walsh, Edmund A., 1940

Folder 11

Wardwell, Allen, 1941

Folder 12

Watson, Benjamin, Mrs., 1940-1941

Folder 13

Whitlock, Brand, Mrs., 1940-1941

Folder 14

Wilbur, Ray Lyman, 1941

 

BELGIAN RELIEF FUND, 1940-1941

Box 12, Folder 15

Bulletins, 1940

Folder 16

Clippings, 1940

 

Correspondence

 

General

 

Cables, 1940

Folder 17

Incoming

Folder 18

Outgoing

 

Letters

Folder 19

1940-1941

Box 13, Folder 1-2

1941

Folder 3

Brown, Milton M., 1940

Folder 4

Kirby, Gustavus, 1940

Folder 5

Mitchell, P. V. G., 1940

Folder 6

Morris, Dave H., 1940-1941

Folder 7

Stevenson, Suzanne S., 1940

Folder 8

Financial statements

Folder 9

Form letters

Folder 10

Letter to C.R.B. members, n.d.

 

Meetings file

Folder 11

General

Folder 12

Directors, 1940

Folder 13

Incorporators, 1940 June 10

Folder 14

Temporary Coordinating Committee, 1940 June 4

 

Peninsula Chapter (Palo Alto, CA) file

Folder 15

General

Folder 16

Minutes of meetings, 1940-1941

Folder 17

Stationery

 

Subject file

Folder 18

Brasher, Rex

Folder 19

Donations

Folder 20

Fuel oil, munitions

Folder 21

Lace sale, 1940 November-December

Folder 22

Milling

Folder 23

Moen, Lars

 

Munitions. See Fuel oil, munitions

Folder 24

Office equipment

Folder 25

Posters

Box 14, Folder 1

Speakers Bureau

Folder 2

Supplies

Folder 3

Warehouse facility

 

Womens Division file

Folder 4

General

Folder 5

Contribution receipts

 

Correspondence

 

General

Folder 6

A-D

Folder 7

E-L

Folder 8

M-S

Folder 9

T-Z

Folder 10

Financial statements

Folder 11

Inter-office memoranda

Folder 12

Memorandum entitled "Clothing House for Belgium - Plan of Organization," n.d.

 

Subject file

Folder 23

Belgian lapel pins and earrings

Box 15, Folder 1

Belgian lapel pins and earrings

Folder 2

Building (328 Park Avenue, New York)

 

Donations

Folder 3

Clothing

Folder 4

Drycleaners, laundries

Folder 5

Stores helping with

Folder 6

Knitting

Folder 7

Laymens League for Arts and Industries

 

Social events

Folder 8

General

Folder 9

La Guardia Field cocktail party, 1940 July 16

Folder 10

Village Fair for Refugee Children, 1940 July 9-13

 

BELGIAN GENERAL RELIEF COMMITTEE (WINTERHELP), 1940-1941

Box 15, Folder 11-12

General

Folder 13

Clippings

Folder 14

Correspondence

Folder 15

Interviews, speeches, statements

Box 16

Printed matter

Folder 1

General

Folder 2

Secours d'Hiver, 1941, nos. 1, 3, 6, 7-9

Folder 3

Winterhulp, 1941, nos. 1, 3, 7, 9

 

Subject file

 

Belgium

Folder 4

Food rations, 1941 August-September

Folder 5-6

Food supply

Folder 7

Europe - Food production

Folder 8

Save the Children International Union

 

SUBJECT FILE, 1939-1945

Additional Note

Correspondence, reports, memoranda, clippings, printed matter and other materials
Box 16, Folder 9

American Field Service in France

Folder 10

American Friends Service Committee

Folder 11

American Hospital in Paris

Folder 12

American Relief Fund

Folder 13

Belgians - United States

Box 17, Folder 1

Belgium - History - German occupation, 1940-1945

Folder 2

Childrens Crusade for Childen

Folder 3

Commission for Polish Relief

Folder 4

Committee to Defend America by Aiding the Allies

Folder 5

Cudahy, John

Folder 6

Famine

Folder 7

Federal Council of the Churches of Christ in America

Folder 8

Finnish Relief Fund

Folder 9

France - History - German occupation, 1940-1945

Folder 10

Fundraising efforts

Folder 11

Hippocratic Oath

Folder 12

Jewish support of Belgian relief operations

Folder 13

Leopold III, King of Belgium

Folder 14

National Committee on Food for the Five Small Democracies

Folder 15

Poster stamp

Folder 16

Radio broadcasts, 1941 January-June

Folder 17

Relief agencies

Folder 18-19

Refugees

Folder 20

Sponsors

Folder 21

Steamship agents and brokers

 

World War, 1939-1945

Folder 22

General

Folder 23

Controlled mass-feeding of invaded territories

Folder 24

Miscellany

 

OVERSIZE MATERIALS, 1938-1941

Box 18

Food map illustrating and listing foodstuff exports and imports of various countries, 1938. Prepared by the C.R.B.

 

Leaflets, placards, and posters issued by the C.R.B., 1940-1941

 

PHOTOGRAPHS, 1940-1941

envelope A-B

81 prints depicting officers of the C.R.B. and Belgian Red Cross, and various dignitaries in Belgium, 1940-1941

envelope C

50 prints depicting preparations of clothing, food, and paperwork before distribution. Includes Belgian adults and children waiting in lines

envelope D

36 prints depicting distribution of clothing and food to adults and children in Belgium, 1940

envelope E

6 prints depicting Belgian children

envelope F

27 prints depicting various street scenes in Belgium

envelope G

7 prints depicting interior scenes illustrating living conditions in Belgium

envelope H

9 prints depicting posters and publicity placards issued by the C.R.B.