Preliminary Inventory to the Gustavus T. Kirby papers

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Title: Gustavus T. Kirby papers
Date (inclusive): 1914-1941
Collection Number: 56026
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 2 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box (2.8 Linear Feet)
Abstract: Reports, correspondence, clippings, map, and card file, relating to relief in Belgium during World Wars I and II, exchange of Belgian and American Fellows through the C.R.B. Educational Foundation, and charitable and goodwill efforts of the Friends of Belgium.
Creator: Kirby, Gustavus T.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives

Access

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Use

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Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 1975.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Gustavus T. Kirby papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

Biographical/Historical Note

Member, Executive Committee, Friends of Belgium.

Scope and Content of Collection

Reports, correspondence, clippings, map, and card file, relating to relief in Belgium during World Wars I and II, exchange of Belgian and American Fellows through the C.R.B. Educational Foundation, and charitable and goodwill efforts of the Friends of Belgium.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

World War, 1914-1918 -- Civilian relief
International relief
World War, 1939-1945 -- Belgium
World War, 1939-1945 -- Civilian relief
World War, 1914-1918 -- Belgium
Scholarships -- Belgium
Scholarships -- United States
Belgium -- Relations -- United States
United States -- Relations -- Belgium
Commission for Relief in Belgium (1914-1930)
Commission for Relief in Belgium (1940-1945)
C.R.B. Educational Foundation
Friends of Belgium

box 1, folder 1

Correspondence

 

Osterberg, Anne 1923 December 26

 

Weber, Orlando F. 1936 July 1

box 1, folder 2

World War II Belgian relief

 

Correspondence

 

Wood, L. H. 1940 July 30

 

Galpin, Perrin C. 1940 July 26, August 1

 

Newspaper clipping regarding Hoover and Relief to Belgium

 

Press Release regarding Relief in Europe 1940 July 24

 

Food map prepared by the Commission for Relief in Belgium

box 1, folder 3

Belgian medals (2) One large and one small impression of the same medal, "from Belgium to the U.S. in gratitude for the generosity shown"

box 1, folder 4

Index cards listing Relief Organization Members and showing foreign decorations awarded

box 1, folder 5

Photographs; photograph of major?

box 1, folder 6

Miscellaneous materials

 

Pamphlet, The Legend of the "Francs-Tireurs" of Louvain, E. L. Thompson 1928

 

Pamphlet, The Belgian Campaign and the Surrender of the Belgian Army 1940 May 10-28

 

Pamphlet, Statistical Review of the Economic and Technological Development of the U.S., 1800-1930 1935 May 14

 

Pamphlet, Remarks made by Major Leon Osterrieth, Military Attaché, Chief of the Belgian Military Mission to the United States of America, on the occasion of the Belgian Armoured Motor Corps across the United States

 

Pamphlet, Belgium, Vol. 1, No. 2 1941

box 1, folder 7

Friends of Belgium materials

box 3

Flour sack, Painted

Scope and Contents

Artist is Alphonse Logelain, born 1881.
box 1, folder 9

Miscellaneous newspaper clippings

box 1, folder 10

Commission for Relief in Belgium Foundation, Inc.

 

Preliminary reports of Belgian Fellows in the United States

 

1931-32

 

1932-33

 

Final reports of American Fellows in Belgium

 

1932-33

box 1, folder 11

Final reports of Belgian Fellows in the United States

 

1932-33

 

1933-34

 

1934-35

 

Final reports of American Fellows in Belgium

 

1933-34

 

1934-35

box 1, folder 12

Preliminary reports of Belgian fellows in the United States

 

1934-35

 

1936-37

 

Final reports of American fellows in Belgium

 

1935-36

 

Preliminary reports of American fellows in Belgium

 

1934-35

 

1936-37

 

Stated Meeting of Members and Directors 1936 December 1

box 1, folder 13

Final reports of Belgian Fellows in the United States

 

1936-37

 

Final reports of American Fellows in Belgium

 

1936-37

 

Reports of CRB summer stipend holders who attended the courses in Flemish Art and Modern Belgian Art held in Brussels, Belgium 1937 July 7-August 12

 

Final reports of CRB American advanced fellows visiting scientist in Belgium

 

1937-38

 

Preliminary reports of CRB American fellows in Belgium

 

1937-38

box 1, folder 14

Reports of CRB summer stipend holders who attended the courses in Flemish Art and Modern Belgian Art held in Brussels, Belgium

 

1938 July 11-August 14

 

Third Year 1939 July 17-August 26

 

Preliminary reports of American visiting lecturers advanced fellows grants-in-aid in Belgium 1938-39

 

Preliminary and final reports of CRB American advanced fellows, grants-in-aid in Belgium 1939-40

 

Preliminary reports of Belgian advanced fellows Graduate Students in the United States 1938-39

 

Preliminary and final reports of CRB Belgian visiting scientists, advanced fellows, Graduate Students in the United States 1939-40

box 2

Mounted photo of statue of Edith Cavell