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Letters and Postcards, 1941-1944

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 57, Folder: 1
Identifier: id149073

Scope and Contents

Acc.. 2012.105 includes letters and postcards, 1941-1944, by prisoners from Auschwitz to their families. Stationary was provided by the camps and incudes rules of communication and also states for example that visits and packages were prohibited. The correspondence was strictly censored and excludes criticism or realistic descriptions of the conditions in the camps.

Acc. 2012.107 includes envelopes and letters sent by concentration camp prisoners from Sachsenhausen, Mauthausen, Ravensbrueck, Dachau, Gusen and Auschwitz

Stationary was provided by the camps and incudes rules of communication and also states for example that visits and packages were prohibited. The correspondence was strictly censored and excludes criticism or realistic descriptions of the conditions in the camps.

Dates

  • 1941-1944

Language of Materials

From the Collection:

German

Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.

Extent

From the Collection: 0.05 Linear Foot

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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