Inter-Aid Committee for Children from Germany and Austria (Oxford Branch): correspondence, papers and minutes

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

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).

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.

Arrangement

Chronological and by subject

Conditions Governing Access

See Wiener Library access conditions at: http://www.wienerlibrary.co.uk/usinglibrary/usingthelibrary.aspx

Acquisition Information

Donated by Ruth Calvert-Smith.

Note

2006/40

Custodial History

The papers were collected by Stella Tilling who worked for the Committee.

Related Material

See also Photo Archive 2006/40.

Geographical Names