This collection consists of papers, correspondence and minutes of the Inter-Aid Committee for Children from Germany and Austria (Oxford Branch) relating to the placement of Jewish refugee children with families. Included are lists of refugee children awaiting care homes, pamphlets entitled 'The Jews - some plain facts' (1941) (1781/5/1) and 'Benjamin Franklin and the Jews - a forgery exposed' (1718/5/2), and a photograph of one of the children (1718/3/23).
Inter-Aid Committee for Children from Germany and Austria (Oxford Branch): correspondence, papers and minutes
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 1556 WL1718
- Dates of Creation1938-1939
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 folder
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Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The Inter-Aid Committee for Children from Germany and Austria was one of the charitable groups that helped organise the Kindertransporte in the 1930s. The Committee was founded in 1936 for the purpose of bringing Jewish and non-Arian Christian children to the UK.
Chronological and by subject
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Donated by Ruth Calvert-Smith.
The papers were collected by Stella Tilling who worked for the Committee.