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Brussels Relief Committee: microfilm

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 1556 WL 564
Held at: Wiener Library
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Full title: Brussels Relief Committee: microfilm
Date(s): 1940-1949
Level of description: Collection level (fonds)
Extent: c 113 frames
Name of creator(s): Brussels Relief Committee


Administrative/Biographical history:

The Brussels Relief Committee was an organisation set up by the American Government to provide food aid to the people of Brussels during World War Two. Members include Mr Vhitlock, Honorary President and Millard K Shaler.


Scope and content/abstract:

Microfilm of the papers of the Brussels Relief Committee on the fate of Belgian Jewry during World War Two, 1940-1949, comprising information regarding radio broadcasts on 16 and 17 July 1942, from the Belgian Information Center; American Joint Distribution Committee publication, 'Liste des Israelites liberés de Camps d'Allemagne et arrives en Belgique', 31 July 1946; typed extract from the 'Bulletin d'information No. 3 du conseil des Association Juives de Belgique', Manifestation Publique de Reconnaissance au Peuple Belge, 5 May 1946; invitation to the AGM of Comité Israelite des Refugiés victims des lois raciales A.S.B.L., 23 Jan 1949; Bulletin of the World Jewish Congress in Brussels, 10 May 1940 and typed report, 'Six mois d'activité de la section, recherches et rapatriement d l'A.I.V.G. affiliée au S.E.R.'.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
French with some Flemish and German

System of arrangement:

Original order

Conditions governing access:


Conditions governing reproduction:

Copies can be made for personal use. Permission must be sought for publication.

Finding aids:

Detailed description on the Wiener Library's online catalogue

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Jewish Central Information Office

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Entry compiled by Sarah Drewery.

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
Mar 2008

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