University of Minnesota

United States Committee for Refugees and Immigrants, Records
Finding Aid

IHRC
Immigration History Research Center, College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota

Descriptive summary

Creator: United States Committee for Refugees
Dates: 1970-1995
Abstract: Collection includes a variety of organizational records from meeting minutes, correspondence and project materials to resource files on refugee groups world-wide.
Quantity: 66 boxes
Language: English
Collection ID: IHRC2640

HISTORICAL SKETCH

Founded in 1911, the United States Committee for Refugees aims "to address the needs and rights of persons in forced or voluntary migration worldwide by advancing fair and humane public policy, facilitating and providing direct professional services, and promoting the full participation of migrants in community life". Headquartered in Washington DC. Recently (2006) renamed United States Committee for Refugees and Immigrants. For more information about the agency, please see their web site.

DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION - Folder inventory

Please see also samples of items from this collection at the IHRC web site at the following link.

ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The United States Committee for Refugees and Immigrants collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The United States Committee for Refugees and Immigrants collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Reseach Center, University of Minnesota.

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CITE AS

The United States Committee for Refugees and Immigrants Records, General/Multiethnic Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota


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