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Terrence Des Pres papers

Document | Accession Number: 2016.528.1

The Terrence Des Pres papers consist of biographical materials, course material, United States Holocaust Memorial Council materials, correspondence, photographs, printed material, subject files, and writing documenting professor and author Terrence Des Pres, his 1976 book on survivors and the Holocaust, the literature courses he taught at Colgate University, including one on the literature of the Holocaust, his service on the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Council during its early years, his extensive interest in matters relating to poetry, politics, and oppression in literature and current affairs, and his relationships with friends, colleagues, and intellectuals who shared his interests. Most of the materials related to the study, documentation, and memorialization of Holocaust victims and survivors are contained within Series 2, 3, and 4, but additional relevant material can be found throughout the collection.

Date
approximately 1969-1996
Language
English
Extent
44 boxes
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Elizabeth Gaufberg
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Record last modified: 2018-08-24 12:11:38
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