Emergency Committee in Aid of Displaced Foreign Scholars records, 1927-1949 (bulk 1933-1945).


Emergency Committee in Aid of Displaced Foreign Scholars records, 1927-1949 (bulk 1933-1945).

The collection consists chiefly of grant files on refugee scholars who applied for aid from the Committee.

88.5 linear feet (212 boxes).






SNAC Resource ID: 6769570

New York Public Library System, NYPL

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