7 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) World War, 1939-1945--Civilian relief.

  1. Eugene Meyer papers, 1864-1970

    78,500 items. 267 containers plus 2 oversize. 107.6 linear feet. 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Investment banker, financier, public official, and newspaperman. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, diaries, oral history interviews, speeches, writings, congressional testimony, press statements, financial papers, family papers, biographical material, printed material, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers relating to Meyer's life and career.

  2. Toni Frissell papers, 1931-1975

    4,500 items. 15 containers plus 1 oversize. 6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Photographer. Correspondence, daybooks, notes, lists, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating to Frissell's career as a photographer.

  3. Food for Freedom, Inc., records, 1942-1948

    7,000 items. 14 containers. 5.6 linear feet . -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    World War II civilian relief organization directed by Harold Weston. Correspondence, notes, memoranda, reports, articles, minutes, news releases, reprints, clippings, cartoons, mailing lists, speeches, and other records of the organization, including the manuscript for "Battle of Bread" by Weston.

  4. Children's Crusade for Children records, 1939-1940

    7,500 items. 24 containers plus 2 oversize. 11 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Organization formed in 1939 for the relief of war-exiled children of Europe. The crusade culminated with a nationwide collection of money from public, private, and parochial school children in April 1940.

  5. Charles Warren papers, 1874-1954

    6,000 items. 19 containers. 6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer and historian. Correspondence, annotated clippings and memoranda from World War I when Warren was assistant attorney general, official minutes and correspondence of the President's War Relief Control Board, biographical material, and miscellaneous papers.

  6. Charles P. Taft papers, 1816-1983

    189,000 items. 492 containers plus 3 oversize. 197.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, Protestant lay leader, and mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio. Son of President William H. Taft. Family and general correspondence, diaries, memoranda, reports, subject files, drafts of speeches and writings, financial papers, newspaper clippings, printed material, scrapbooks, and other papers relating chiefly to Taft's role in Cincinnati politics, municipal reform, law practice, and business interests, church activities, and state and national Republican Party politics.

  7. Serge Koussevitzky archive, 1880-1978

    around 200,000 items. 505 containers. 224 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Serge Koussevitzky was a Russian-born conductor, composer, and double bassist. The archive includes correspondence, personal and business papers, photographs, writings, clippings, scrapbooks, programs, and other materials which serve as a record of Koussevitzky's life and career, and document some of the most significant aspects of twentieth-century music. Through his work as a conductor and publisher, and his efforts to commission new musical works, Koussevitzky maintained deep ties with many of the finest composers and musicians of the day. These figures are represented in their personal and professional affiliations with the conductor. The collection extensively chronicles periods in the history of organizations such as the Boston Symphony Orchestra and the Berkshire Music Center, the Koussevitzky Music Foundation, and the American International Music Fund. Material in the collection dates from Koussevitzky's years in his native Russia and also contains material created after Koussevitzky's death, reflecting his widow Olga's continuing work with various organizations and projects. Musical compositions commissioned by Serge Koussevitzky are part of the Serge Koussevitzky Music Foundation Collection, and are shelved in ML30.3c, ML30.3c2, ML30.3c3, and ML30.3e2.