Finding aid for the British War Relief Society Scrapbooks


Title:
British War Relief Society Scrapbooks
Repository:
Western Reserve Historical Society
Phone: 216-721-5722
http://www.wrhs.org
Creator:
British War Relief Society, Cleveland Regional Committee
Dates:
1940-1945
Quantity:
2.40 linear feet (5 containers and 1 oversize package)
Abstract:
The Cleveland Regional Committee of the British War Relief Society was the Cleveland, Ohio, branch of a national organization which raised funds for civilian relief in Britain during World War II. The Cleveland Regional Committee raised funds to aid refugee civilians, supported the American Hospital at Oxford, funded the American Ambulance Service, and supported children's nursery homes throughout England. The collection consists of scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings, leaflets, letters and news bulletins relating to the activities of the British War Relief Society in general and its Cleveland Committee in particular.
Identification:
MS 3363
Location:
closed stacks
Language:
The records are in English