University of Minnesota

American Council for Emigres in the Professions, Records

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Immigration History Research Center, College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota

Descriptive summary

Creator: American Council for Emigres in the Professions
Dates: 1938-1979
Abstract: Records consist of case records and administrative files of the Council and its predecessors. Included are history, medical, and research files, annual reports, board records, meeting records, language instruction materials, placement reports, employment seminar programs, career information files, correspondence, and lists of the board of directors.
Quantity: 380 lin.ft.
Language: Mostly English
Collection ID: IHRC160

HISTORICAL SKETCH

Founded in 1945, the American Council for Emigres in the Professions (ACEP) was a service organization aiding professional émigrés in all aspects of resettlement. The ACEP was formerly the American Committee for Refugee Scholars, Writers and Artists. In 1963, it absorbed the National Committee for Resettlement of Foreign Physicians. The ACEP provided counseling, English tutoring, evaluation and interpretation of foreign credentials, and job retraining and placement as well as specialized help such as studios for music practice, art exhibitions, and radio broadcasts.


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION

American Council for Emigres in the Professions (New York, New York). Records, ca. 1938-1979. 475 linear ft.


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

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OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The American Council for Emigres in the Professions collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Reseach Center, University of Minnesota.

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CITE AS

The American Council for Emigres in the Professions Records, General/Multiethnic Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota


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