- Consists of 74 letters (some fragmented) exchanged by Zvi Klinger and other members of his family between Austria and Palestine from 1938 to 1940. The letters contain information relating to Zvi Klinger's illegal immigration to Israel and the fate of Klinger family members who remained in Austria during the Holocaust.
- Collection Creator
- Zvi Klinger
Zvi (Heinrich Oswald) Klinger was born in Vienna, Austria, on 17 May 1918. He immigrated illegally to Israel through Caesarae Philippi (Baniyas), Syria, in 1938. During his stay there, he served in the ?Hagava (Haganah) underground military. He immigrated to the United States in Dec. 1955. Klinger died on 17 Dec. 1986.
Rights & Restrictions
- Conditions on Access
- There are no known restrictions on access to this material.
- Conditions on Use
- The Museum is in the process of determining the possible use restrictions that may apply to material(s) in this collection.
Keywords & Subjects
- Holder of Originals
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
- Legal Status
- Permanent Collection
- The letters were written by Zvi Klinger and other members of the Klinger family from 1938 to 1940. The letters stayed in the possession of Zvi Klinger until his death in Dec. 1986 at which time they became the property of his widow, Chaya Klinger. The letters were donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives by her on 17 Dec. 1991.
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