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Correspondence and related records regarding the Bundesentschädigungsgesetz (BEG), the war claims act of 1948, and the German-American social security agreement

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19 boxes
Scope and Content:
Chiefly correspondence concerning the (West) German Federal Indemnification Act of 1965 (Bundesentschädigungsgesetz or BEG), its synthesis, amendments, and implementing regulations, together with correspondence concerning the United States War Claims Act of 1948 and the German-American Social Security Agreement. Each legislative action was designed to provide compensation for deprivation of life and liberty and related persecution measures.
System of Arrangement:
Arrangement is thematic
Benjamin B. Ferencz donated his collection to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Oct. 1994. The National Archives transferred a small portion of his personal papers to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Dec. 1994.
Conditions on Access:
No restrictions on access
Conditions on Use:
No restrictions on use
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Record last modified: 2016-03-12 03:29:35
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