UNITED STATES CATHOLIC CONFERENCE, MIGRATION AND REFUGEE SERVICES RECORDS, 1921-1975
Credit: Center for Migration Studies of New York

UNITED STATES CATHOLIC CONFERENCE, MIGRATION AND REFUGEE SERVICES RECORDS, 1921-1975

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This collection contains the records of four agencies formed or affiliated with the United States Catholic Conference, Migration and Refugees Services (USCC): The New York Office of the National Catholic Welfare Conference, Department of Migration (later the USCC), the Catholic Committee for Refugees, the International Catholic Office for Refugees, and the War Relief Services (later the Catholic Relief Services). These materials are mostly made up of case records of emigrants to the United States, which these agencies helped aid in their migration. The immigrants include clergy, unaccompanied children (often orphans), and families. This collections contains case records, manifests, office files, publications, photographs, and other materials related to Catholic immigration to the United States, mostly during World War II and the post-war period. The materials demonstrate the aid provided by the agencies, but also materials on the migrants and refugees. This collection is an addendum to collection CMS 023.

Arrangement
Series I: Refugees Resettled
Series II: Displaced Persons, Ship Manifests
Subseries A: Ship Manifests
Subseries B: Case Records by Ships
Subseries C: Case Records in Alphabetical Order
Subseries D: Files from New York Port Office
Series III: Children
Subseries A: Agency Correspondence
Subseries B: Client Correspondence
Subseries C: Case Records
Series IV: 1970s
Series V: International Catholic Office for Refugee Affairs
Subseries A: Case Records
Subseries B: Office Records
Series VI: Clergy
Series VII: Office Files
Series VIII: Books
Series IX: Photographs

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Collection Title United States Catholic Conference, Migration and Refugee Services Records, 1921-1975
Call Number CMS 023B
Extent 160 linear feet in 159 record cartons and two manuscript boxes

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