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Preliminary Inventory to the International Rescue Committee Records, 1946-1989
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: International Rescue Committee Records,
    Date (inclusive): 1946-1989
    Collection Number: 82033
    Creator: International Rescue Committee
    Collection Size: 3802 manuscript boxes (1585.5 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Case files, correspondence, reports, memoranda, financial records, personnel records, and statistics, relating to resettlement of refugees and displaced persons, and especially to refugees from Europe after World War II, from the post-World War II communist countries of Eastern Europe, from Hungary after the Hungarian Revolution of 1956, from Cuba after the Cuban Revolution of 1959, and from Indochina after the end of the Vietnamese War in 1975.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    Users must sign a use agreement for access to the collection. Boxes 2400-2405 may not be used without written permission of the International Rescue Committee.

    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], International Rescue Committee Records, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Access Points

    International relief.
    World War, 1939-1945.
    World War, 1939-1945--Refugees.
    Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975--Refugees.
    Cuba--History--Revolution, 1959.
    Hungary--History--Revolution, 1956.
    Europe, Eastern.