Volumes Relating to the Belgian Refugee Committee

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      GB 161 MSS. Top. Oxon. c. 247-9, d. 221-3, e. 190-4
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Scope and Content

Eleven volumes relating to the work of the Belgian Refugee Committee, including:  

  • Registers of names and occupations for both men and women
  • Papers relating to the registration and repatriation of refugees, including photographs
  • Minutes of the committee and sub-committees, 1916-20

Administrative / Biographical History

The Belgian Refugee Committee provided for expatriated Belgians at Oxford during the First World War.

Access Information

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/specialcollections).

Acquisition Information

The volumes were given to the Library in 1920.


Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

P.S. Spokes, Summary Catalogue of Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library relating to the city county and university of Oxford. Accessions from 1916 to 1962 (Oxford, 1964).

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