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American Council for Emigres in the Professions (ACEP) records

 Collection — Folder: 1-2
Identifier: B 149

Scope and Contents

The collection (1945-1966) contains records kept by Else Staudinger (executive secretary), and include correspondence, reports of projects and grants undertaken and awarded, annual reports, and name and employment information of the émigrés.

Dates

  • 1945-1966

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room. Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time.

Conditions Governing Use

Property rights reside with Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections and University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

Biographical / Historical

"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."

[Source: Finding Aid for the The American Council for Emigres in the Professions Records, General/Multiethnic Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota]

Extent

0.2 linear feet (2 containers) : 2 folders

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The American Council for Emigrés in the Professions (ACEP) aided professional émigrés in all aspects of resettlement in America. The collection (1945-1966) contains correspondence, reports of projects and grants undertaken and awarded, annual reports, and name and employment information of the émigrés.

Processing Information

Collection processed by staff in the 1970s; and Tanya Parlet, 2013.

This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.

This collection received a basic level of processing including minimal organization and rehousing.

Description information is drawn in part from information supplied with the collection and initial surveys of the contents
Title
Guide to the American Council for Emigres in the Professions (ACEP) records
Status
Complete Description
Author
Tanya Parlet.
Date
2013
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.
Sponsor
Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC)

Repository Details

Part of the University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives Repository

Contact:
1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR 97403-1299 USA