Jewish Committee for Relief Abroad and Jewish Relief Unit: papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Papers of the Jewish Committee for Relief Abroad (JCRA) and the Jewish Relief Unit (JRU) including volume of original signed minutes of the JCRA; reports from individual JRU members covering a wide variety of JRU activities in various countries and 6 bundles of apparently original lists of Mauthausen Concentration Camp inmates.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Jewish Relief Unit was the operational arm of the Jewish Committee for Relief Abroad, which was formed in 1943 by the Joint Foreign Committee of the Board of Deputies and the Anglo-Jewish Association and under the auspices and financial responsibility of the Central British Fund for Jewish Relief and Rehabilitation.

Arrangement

Chronological by material type.

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Acquisition Information

Central British Fund for Jewish Relief and Rehabilitation

Other Finding Aids

Description exists to this archive on the Wiener Library's online catalogue www.wienerlibrary.co.uk.

Archivist's Note

Entry compiled by Howard Falksohn.

Conditions Governing Use

Copies can be made for personal use. Permission must be sought for publication.

Related Material

See WL 'Henriques Archive' (MF 52); WL MF Doc 27 Records of the CBF; ref: 1367

Geographical Names