Envelope, N.E.R. file, 1920-1921
Amerikan Bord Heyeti (American Board)
Primarily includes copies of minutes, regulations, and correspondence via cable and letter, possibly copied to William W. Peet, AB Bible House, due to his participation in boards and committees relating to the Near East Relief organization. Includes documents from F.W. MacCallum, Regulating Director, Caucasus Branch, and E.A. Yarrow, Director General, Caucasus Branch to others. Also includes two bulletins from the American Red Cross (Washington, D.C.) a questionnaire regarding the YMCA and the Catholic Church. Includes minutes of the Administrative Council of the YMCA, a statement on The Treaty of Sevres and Cilicia, by Ernest W. Riggs correspondence C.W. Vickrey to Col. J.P. Coombs, Managing Director N.E.R., Taxim a few letters to and from Mark L. Bristol, U.S. High Commissioner from Peet Coombs on the arrest of Sivas missionary? Ray Custer a proposal by Elizabeth S. Webb on moving the Adana orphanage to Euzerli Yarrow to Mr. Artzvik, Commissaire for the Alexandropol local Soviet, about suspicion of N.E.R. activities, in part working with 20,000 orphans Yarrow to H.C. Jaquith, about the policies for working in Bolshevik occupied territories Charles W. Fowle, Foreign Secretary reports of the N.E.R. Board of Trustees and Treasurer, 1921 Jan 7 N.E.R.'s Standardized Accounting System Foreign Offices, and audits list of Masonic relationships of personnel in the N.E.R. a printed booklet, Team Work by C. V. Vickrey (1922 Feb 27) Executive Committee of Advisory Board of the American Commission for Relief in the Near East, minutes, 1919 Apr 14 Administrative Committee of the N.E.R., minutes, 1920 Mar-Dec. Report of the N.E.R. Personnel Committee, 1920 Dec 7 minutes of a meeting between representatives of the N.E.R. and representatives of the Russian Soviet Federative Republic and Armenian Federative Republic, 1920 Dec 5.
Includes a report or translation of a magazine from the religious administration in Angora, criticizing the relief program. Includes many copies of cables, including 1921 Mar 1 of Bolshevik troops advancing on Tiflis (Turkey) closing all communication.
Adana (Turkey) Alexandropol (Gyumri, Armenia) Angora (Ankara, Turkey) Armenian Federative Republic (Armenia) Constantinople (Istanbul, Turkey) Caucasus region Euzerli (Turkey) New York (N.Y.) Russian Soviet Federative Republic (Russia) Sivas (Turkey) Taxim (Istanbul, Turkey) Tiflis (Turkey) Washington (D.C.)