Eyewitness accounts (of the Holocaust)

Scope and Content

Various eyewitness accounts of the Nazi era and the Holocaust include persecution of a Jewish woman in Berlin during the war; account of the fate of the lawyer, Hans Litten; account of the activities of war criminals in Auschwitz and situation for the Jews in Poland.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Wiener Library began collecting eyewitness accounts of people who survived the Holocaust in 1957 as part of a project funded by the Claims Conference. The collection included contemporary documentation from the period. This set comprises accounts that were never included into the main series because they were incomplete.


Arranged in original order.

Access Information


Acquisition Information

Wiener Library

Other Finding Aids

Description exists at the Wiener Library website www.wienerlibrary.co.uk

Archivist's Note

Entry compiled by Howard Falksohn

Conditions Governing Use

Copies can be made for personal use but application must be made for publication.