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American Museum of Natural History War Relations Committee papers, 1917-1919

 Collection
Identifier: DR 054
This collection represents two years (1917-1919) during which the American Museum Relief Association, composed of women who worked at the American Museum of Natural History, was created, became active and was dissolved. The letters, statements and records reflect financial and fund raising practices, relationships with the Red Cross and activities of the various committees: the Knitting, Sewing, Paper, Soldiers' Aid, Suggestions and Surgical Dressing Committees and the Committee on Orphans.

Dates

  • 1917 - 1919

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Please contact Special Collections; materials are sometimes restricted.

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet (1 box)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Education department. Method of acquisition--transferred from; Date of acquisition--November 1995, folders.

General Note

Two bound volumes with marbled paper edges.
General Note condition reviewed 20110519; good
Sponsor
The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation provided support to make this finding aid available in ArchivesSpace (2016-2017). Minimal level collection record created with support from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) Hidden Collections grant, 2010.

Repository Details

Part of the Research Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:
American Museum of Natural History
Library Services, Special Collections
Central Park West at 79th Street
New York 10024-5192 USA US
(212) 769-5420