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   Fort Ontario Emergency Refugee Center Records, 1944-1946.

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Identification of specific item; Date (if known); US War Relocation Authority Fort Ontario Emergency Refugee Center Records; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.:MS#0444
Bib ID:4078778 View CLIO record
Creator(s):United States. War Relocation Authority. Fort Ontario Emergency Refugee Shelter (Oswego, N.Y.)
Title:Fort Ontario Emergency Refugee Center Records, 1944-1946.
Physical description:7.5 linear feet (ca. 7,500 items in 16 boxes).
Language(s):In English
Access: This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least two business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. This collection has no restrictions.  More information »

Arrangement

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Description

Scope and Content

Records consisting of official reports, manuals, correspondence, various processed releases, clippings, photographs, and other printed materials. The files document the origin, development, operation, and closure of the shelter.

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Using the Collection

Offsite

Access Restrictions

 This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least two business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

      offsite requestMore information and link to off-site request form

This collection has no restrictions.

Restrictions on Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); US War Relocation Authority Fort Ontario Emergency Refugee Center Records; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries. Rare Book and Manuscript Library; machine readable finding aid created by Columbia University Libraries Digital Library Program Division

Processing Information

Cataloged 06/--/1989 Christina Hilton Fenn

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion June 26, 2009 Finding aid written in English.
    2014-09-10 xml document instance created by Adrien Hilton

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Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Photoprints.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

Subjects

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Refugees--Government policy--New York (State)--Oswego.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
World War, 1939-1945--Refugees.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
World War, 1939-1945--United States.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

Historical Note

The shelter was established in accordance with President Franklin D. Roosevelt's memorandum dated June 8, 1944.

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