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Holocaust Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4546

Scope and Content Note

The Holocaust Collection consists of various donated materials pertaining to the Holocaust assembled into a single research file. Only a few items date to the historical time period of the Holocaust, including metal plates from J. A. Topf & Söhne, the manufacturer of crematoria for the concentration camps, and two pamphlets from the 1930s, Hilfe und Aufbau and Emergency committee in aid of displaced German scholars, which respond to the crisis caused by the Nazi ascendancy. Other items in the collection fall into three categories: 1) a couple of original documentary materials on the Holocaust and victims of the Holocaust created or assembled after the historical event, 2) unpublished, or not widely published, essays and speeches on the topic of the Holocaust, and 3) Yizkor book commemorating victims of the Holocaust.

Dates

  • 1933-2004

Language of Materials

This collection is in German and English.

Access Restrictions

Open to researchers.

Access Information

Collection is digitized. Follow the links in the Container List to access the digitized materials.

Use Restrictions

There may be some restrictions on the use of the collection. For more information, contact:

Leo Baeck Institute, Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th Street, New York, NY 10011

email: lbaeck@lbi.cjh.org

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet

Abstract

The Holocaust Collection consists of various donated materials pertaining to the Holocaust assembled into a single research file. Only a couple items date from the historical time period, most items were created decades after the Holocaust.

Arrangement

  1. Series I: Historical materials 1933-1934
  2. Series II: Historical documents created after the Holocaust 1972-1998
  3. Series III: Unpublished speeches and writings 1991-1994
  4. Series IV: Yizkor book 1999-2000
Title
Guide to the Holocaust Collection, 1933-2004  AR 4546
Status
In Progress
Author
Processed by LBI Staff
Date
© 2009
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Revision Statements

  • October 06, 2011 : Links to digital objects added in Container List.

Repository Details

Part of the Leo Baeck Institute Repository

Contact:
15 West 16th Street
New York NY 10011 United States