Correspondence with Bernfes, Alexander B.

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      GB 1556 3000/9/1/139
  • Dates of Creation
      06/04/1961 - 30/08/1963
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      6 letters

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Correspondence regarding archival material on the Warsaw Ghetto, and a potential involvement of The Wiener Library in an upcoming exhibition on this subject.

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Alexander Bernfes (1909-1986) was a Polish born British Holocaust survivor. After having escaped the Warsaw Ghetto in 1941 he came to England and built up a large collection of Holocaust related films, photographs and other testimonies of German atrocities.

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