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bMS 16028

Unitarian Service Committee. Administrative Records, 1948: A Finding Aid.

Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School, Harvard University

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Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School, Harvard University

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: bMS 16028
Repository: Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School, Harvard University
Creator: Unitarian Service Committee.
Title: Unitarian Service Committee. Administrative Records, 1948
Date(s): 1948.
Quantity: 2 boxes
Abstract: Records of the Unitarian Service Committee, mostly correspondence between Service Committee members, as well as reports and appeals from displaced persons. The records are from 1948.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee.

Access:

There are no restrictions on access to this collection.

Biographical / Historical

The Unitarian Service Committee was formed as a standing committee of the American Unitarian Association in May 1940. Its purpose was to be a committee to investigate opportunities both in America and abroad for humanitarian service. During and after World War II, The Unitarian Service Committee aided hundreds of displaced persons in occupied countries, allowing many of them to find passage to the United States. The present-day Unitarian Universalist Service Committee continues to endeavor to advance human rights and social justice throughout the world.

Scope and Contents

This collection contains correspondence to and from Arthur Lee, the director of the Service Committee in France, with Howard Brooks, Raymond Bragg, and other Service Committee members. There are also reports and some correspondence from Germany, with some appeals for assistance from displaced people, and reports on the medical mission in Germany. There are also cancelled applications from people who applied to work with the Service Committee, and these applications contain photographs.

General

NOTE: For each entry in the following list, the bMS number indicates the collection number, the number after the slash is the box number, and the number in parentheses is the folder number. Portions of this collection have been digitized for a collaborative project with the U.S. Holocaust Museum and the Centre de Documentation Juive Contemporaine (CDJC), France. Those items have a "See digital image" link.

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