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Letters and Postcards of Concentration Camp Detainees at Auschwitz, Dachau, and Gusen

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01351
Content Description

Ten letters and seven postcards, 1940-1945 from concentration camp prisoners in Germany. Letters contain the name of the detainee, date of birth, and prisoner number. The majority of the letters were written on official camp stationary which contained the rules and warnings (in German) of what was allowed to be included in correspondence addressed to the detainees.

Concentration Camp Letters and Postcards

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00933
Scope and Contents Acc.. 2012.105 includes letters and postcards, 1941-1944, by prisoners from Auschwitz to their families. Acc. 2012.107 includes envelopes and letters, 1942-1944, 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...

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  • Subject: World War, 1939-1945 X
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Mauthausen (Concentration camp) 1
Ravensbrück (Concentration camp) 1
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Dawicki, Heinrich 1
Dobrynski, Thaddaus 1
Goralski, Josef 1
Gredka, Stanislaus 1
Kuezara, Wiktonja 1