Jews of Kos, Greece

Scope and Content

Papers relating to Jews on Kos, Greece, 2001, comprising a list of the names of the Jews who were deported from the Greek island of Kos by the Nazis to Auschwitz, and a short history of the Jews of Kos.

Administrative / Biographical History

The donor, A Dunitz, was instrumental in bringing about the creation of a memorial to the Jews who were deported by the Nazis, by persuading the various Greek authoritities to cooperate. He was also responsible for finding all the names of the individuals. The names on this list correspond with those on the memorial. The memorial was erected in 2001.



Conditions Governing Access


Acquisition Information

A. Dunitz

Other Finding Aids

Description exists to this archive on the Wiener Library's online catalogue

Archivist's Note

Entry compiled by Howard Falksohn.

Conditions Governing Use

Copies can be made for personal use. Permission must be sought for publication.

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