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Spanish Refugee Relief Association Records, 1935-1957

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1181
Bib ID 4079355 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Spanish Refugee Relief Association
Title Spanish Refugee Relief Association Records, 1935-1957
Physical Description 168 linear feet (337 document boxes and 6 flat boxes)
Language(s) English .
Additional Description http://www.columbia.edu/cu/libraries/inside/projects/findingaids/scans/pdfs/41_SN-STA_09.pdf
Access

Parts A and W of the collection are located on-site.

Parts B-V of the collection are located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

This collection has not restrictions.

Arrangement

Arrangement

In 23 series: Part A Correspondence; Part B General Office Files; Part C Organization Minutes and Reports; Part D Affairs; Part E Embargo Files; Part F Musicians' Committee Spanish Refugee Relief Association Records; Part G Negro Committee; Part H Organizations; Part I Universities and Colleges; Part J Foreign Correspondence; Part K Chapter Correspondence; Part L Chapter Mailings; Part M Social Workers; Part N Tours; Part O American Relief Ship; Part P Purchasing Department Records and Personnel Records; Part Q Financial Bills; Part R Photographs; Part S Publicity Material, Printed; Part T Clippings and Scrapbooks; Part U Printed Material; Part V Additions to the Collection; Part W Oversize Scrapbooks of Clippings, Photographs, and Some Manuscripts.

Description

Summary

Office files of organizations active in the Spanish War. These files include the official reports, correspondence, pamphlets, broadsides, photographs, and publicity material of the Spanish Refugee Relief Association, the Medical Bureau to Aid Spanish Democracy, and the North American Committee to Aid Spanish Democracy.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

Parts A and W of the collection are located on-site.

Parts B-V of the collection are located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

This collection has not restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Spanish Refugee Relief Association records; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Alternate Form Available

Pearl S. Buck letter and telegram is on: microfilm.

W.H. Auden letters are on: microfilm.

General Office Files: Picasso Tour is on: microfilm.

Ownership and Custodial History

Gift through Herman Reissig, Executive Secretary of the Spanish Relief Campaign, 1942.

Gift of the Veterans of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade, 1979.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 09/--/89.

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Broadsides Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Photographic prints Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Scrapbooks Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Medical Bureau to Aid Spanish Democracy Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
North American Committee to Aid Spanish Democracy Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Spain -- History -- Civil War, 1936-1939 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Spain -- History -- Civil War, 1936-1939 -- Medical care Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Spain -- History -- Civil War, 1936-1939 -- Participation, Foreign Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Spain -- History -- Civil War, 1936-1939 -- Refugees Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Spain -- History -- Civil War, 1936-1939 -- Social aspects Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID