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Guide to the Commission for Relief in Belgium Collection
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Information for Researchers
  • Biography of the Commission for Relief in Belgium
  • Scope and Contents of the Collection
  • Series Arrangement
  • Related Material
  • Subject Headings

  • 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

    For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact Special Collections Library staff.

    Preferred Citation

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

    Acquisition Information

    No information available.

    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