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COLLECTION Identifier: bMS 16034

Unitarian Service Committee. Administrative Records, 1943-1947.

Records of Unitarian Service Committee administrative functions, such as fundraising, publicity, and budget information. The records cover 1943-1947.

Dates

  • 1943-1947.

Access

There are no restrictions on access to this collection.

Extent

2 boxes

Collection includes information about the administrative aspects of the work of the USC. It includes information about various agencies and organizations the USC worked with such as the Refugee Relief Trustees; the work of the USC offices in Germany, Geneva, and New York; budget and fundraising information; descriptions of projects in the United States and abroad, and fundraising and publicity material.

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.

Acquisition Information

Gift of the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee.

General note

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.
Title
Unitarian Service Committee. Administrative Records, 1943-1947: A Finding Aid.
Author
Andover-Harvard Theological Library
EAD ID
div16034

Repository Details

Part of the Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School Repository

Special Collections at Andover-Harvard Theological Library preserves and makes accessible primary source materials documenting the history of religion and theology, with particular historical emphasis on American liberal religious traditions. Though the historical strengths of the collections have been in the field of Christianity, other religious traditions are increasingly reflected, in step with Harvard Divinity School's evolving focus on global religious studies.

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