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Dear Ms. Higgs,
Thank you for posting your request on History Hub,
The evacuation program sometimes informally referred to as the “Boston Transcript Scheme” was run by the British Children’s Overseas’s Reception Board and the American Committee for the Evacuation of Children, which was the London representative of the United States Committee for the Care of European Children. According to an article in the “Children’s Bureau Express,” as well as the book Five decades of action for children; a history of the Children's Bureau by Dorothy E. Bradbury the Children’s Bureau was also involved in the evacuation program.
We searched the National Archives Catalog and located Central Files, 1912 - 1969 in the Records of the Children’s Bureau (Record Group 102) that might have records concerning the program. These records are in the custody of the National Archives at College Park - Textual Reference (RDT2). To access these records contact RDTP2 via email at email@example.com.
We also located Refugee Letters Files, 1934 - 1945, in the Anna Eleanor Roosevelt Papers, 1860 - 1964. These records are in the custody of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Library (LP-FDR). To access these records, please contact LP-FDR via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Records of the Children's Overseas Reception Board are located at The National Archives of the United Kingdom in Kew. Records of the American Committee for the Evacuation of Children can be found at the Borthwick Institute for Archives, University of York.
There Vermont State Archives and Records Administration may have records of state and local children’s welfare agencies with information about the children that were placed in their state. In addition, the St. Albans Free Library in St. Albans, Vermont might be able to help you locate back issues of local newspapers and other local history resources.
We hope this information is helpful. Best of luck with your family research!