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American Committee for Relief in the Near East

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1918 (date of establishment)
  • Existence: 1919 (date of dissolution)

Historical Summary

During the period between 1918-1919 the American Committee for Armenian and Syrian Relief changed its name to the American Committee for Relief in the Near East. That name appears on many of the Committee's most iconic posters.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

American Committee for Relief in the Near East records, 1891-1979.

 Collection
Identifier: RG5334
Abstract The American Committee for Relief in the Near East, formerly American Committee for Armenian and Syrian Relief, was officially established in 1915, with operations through 1930. Its main objectives included fund raising and providing humanitarian relief through the establishment of hospitals, clinics, orphanages and other initiatives (information obtained from the Armenian National Institute website). This collection documents the experiences of missionaries and natives during war...
Dates: 1891-1938, 1979