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Eva Dukes Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25476
Abstract

This collection contains material relating to the personal and professional activities of Eva Dukes. It includes personal correspondence from 1938 to 1943 and materials about Dukes's teenage years as a student at the Schwarzwaldschule in Vienna. Professional materials relating to her work as a writer, researcher and translator include correspondence about her search for two favorite children's books from her youth, Jüdische Kindermärchen (1932) by Ilse Weber (née Herlinger) and Das verschlossene Buch; juedische Maerchen (1925) by Irma Singer (aka Irma Miriam Berkowitz). Also found here are typescripts of selected translations from these books into English, as well as extensive correspondence between Dukes and Singer, after Dukes discovered Singer living in Israel in the 1970s.

Dates: 1925-2001; Majority of material found within 1971-1973

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  • Language: German X
  • Language: Romany X
  • Subject: Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) X
  • Subject: Vienna (Austria) X