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Robert Buckley papers

Document | Digitized | Accession Number: 1996.A.0168

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    Description
    The Robert Buckley papers contains two folders. One folder contains two copies of the Jehovah's Witness magazine Awake! , from 1989 and 1995. The magazines each contain an article concerning the Holocaust, including some on the role Jehovah's Witnesses played during that time.The second folder contains photographs from Buckley's trip to West Germany in May, 1990. Besides landscape photos, there are pictures of interviewees Sophie Mewes, Irmgard Jahndorf, Josef and Margarete Niklasch, Hubert Mattischek, Berta and Gustav Wenzel, and Johanna Buchner. Also included is a photograph reproduction of a concentration camp scene.
    Date
    inclusive:  1989-1995
    Collection Creator
    Robert Buckley
    Biography
    Robert Buckley (1938- ) converted his religion to become a Jehovah's Witness in 1959. After which, Buckley served in a number of capacities for the Jehovah's Witnesses, including public relations and news director, and spoke in the lecture circuit for many years. Buckley worked for the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1988, and began conducting interviews with Holocaust survivors who were also of the Jehovah's Witness faith. The Robert Buckley oral history collection contains 123 interviews with Jehovah's Witness Holocaust survivors.

    Physical Details

    Language
    English
    Extent
    2 folders
    System of Arrangement
    The Robert Buckley papers are arranged into 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.

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    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    The Robert Buckley papers were donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1995 by Robert Buckley.
    Record last modified:
    2023-06-07 10:29:06
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