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Dorit B. Whiteman papers

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    Dorit B. Whiteman papers

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    The papers contain paper documents and photographs collected by the donor working as clinical and consulting psychologist, and writing and publishing books pertaining to the Holocaust.
    inclusive:  1886-2009
    bulk:  1987-1993
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Dorit B. Whiteman, Ph.D.
    Collection Creator
    Dorit B. Whiteman
    Dorit Whiteman was born in Vienna, Austria to a Jewish family. Her father was a physician. Her mother had a doctorate in chemistry, was an accomplished pianist, and proprietor of a renowned girls' boarding school. In 1938 her family escaped to England, where her mother sustained the family by working as a maid. Dorit attended boarding school in Kent but was evacuated at the outbreak of war to the countryside, where she lived in a bricklayer's primitive house. She and her family immigrated to the United States in 1941. Dr. Whiteman earned a BA from the University of Georgia and a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at New York University.

    Physical Details

    19 boxes
    1 oversize folder
    1 book enclosure
    System of Arrangement
    The Dorit B. Whiteman papers are arranged as 11 series.

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    There are no known restrictions on access to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    Material(s) in this collection may be protected by copyright and/or related rights. You do not require further permission from the Museum to use this material. The user is solely responsible for making a determination as to if and how the material may be used.

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    Administrative Notes

    The papers were donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2009 by Dr. Dorit B. Whiteman.
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