Correspondence with Deak, Gertrud

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      GB 1556 3000/9/1/310
  • Dates of Creation
      25/03/1958 - 09/07/1962
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Scope and Content

Correspondence regarding an eyewitness account by Deak for the Library’s eyewitness testimony project as well as her subsequent employment at The Wiener Library. The latter includes matters regarding her payment, leave, and also emotional problems related to her former internment in concentration camps.

Administrative / Biographical History

Gertrud Deak was a Hungarian Holocaust survivor. She had been deported to Auschwitz and Buchenwald concentration camp in 1944/45. She lived in London after the Second World War, and worked partly for The Wiener Library.

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