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Beatrice Maier papers

Document | Digitized | Accession Number: 1995.A.0290

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    The Beatrice Maier papers contains correspondence and a deposition. The correspondence consists of two letters, written by "Gerda," May and June 1939. The first letter, addressed to "Else," was written aboard the MS St. Louis; the second was written after arrival in Mirebeau, France. The letters describe experiences aboard the ship, their arrival in Havana and Florida. The deposition was prepared by Hugo Zivi of New York, addressed to the Badische Staatsanwaltschaft in April 1947, in which he describes events he witnessed during Kristallnacht in Mühlheim, Germany, and identifying by name the perpetrators who vandalized his home and his parent's home. Includes an English translation of the deposition and one of the letters.
    inclusive:  1939-1947

    Physical Details

    German English
    1 folder
    System of Arrangement
    The Beatrice Maier papers is arranged in a single 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.

    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Zivi, Hugo.
    Corporate Name
    St. Louis (Ship)

    Administrative Notes

    Beatrice Maier donated the Beatrice Maier papers to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1995.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this collection has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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