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Lorenz Schmuhl papers

Document | Accession Number: 1995.A.1119 | RG Number: RG-10.137

The Lorenz Schmuhl papers consist of correspondence, writings, diaries, photographs, and documents relating to Major Lorenz Schmuhl's service as the first American commander of the Buchenwald concentration camp after liberation and his work at a DP camp in Wiesbaden, Germany. The collection also includes information about Karl Koch, Kommandant of Buchenwald during World War II, and his wife, Ilse Koch, as well as testimonies and writing about Buchenwald and Lorenz. Photographs include originals and copies of Buchenwald during and after the war.

Date
inclusive:  1918-1985
bulk:  1939-1945
Language
English
German
Extent
2 box
1 oversize box
3 oversize folders
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Robert Schmuhl and Charles Crowley
 
Record last modified: 2020-05-18 15:03:21
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