Manuscript Group 908, Namesake Towns Committe, Newark Branch, Records, 1940 – 1945
908. NAMESAKE TOWNS
COMMITTEE. NEWARK BRANCH
Records, 1940-45. 205 items.
Letters, documents, and
printed matter pertaining to the World
War II relief efforts of the
Newark branch of the Namesake Towns
Committee, founded in 1932
by the English-Speaking Union of
the United States. Many of
the letters are addressed to Elizabeth
C. Carter, the
organization’s vice-chairman and secretary. Among
its other activities, the
Namesake Towns Committee of Newark
sent supplies to the H.M.S.
<1Newark —>1 a destroyer acquired by
Great Britain from the
United States under Lend-Lease.