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Moritz and Hildegard Henschel papers

Document | Accession Number: 2003.361.1 | RG Number: RG-24.021

Moritz and Hildegard Henschel papers consist of documents, poems, photographs, correspondence, clippings, articles, and sheet music pertaining to Moritz Henschel’s role as director of the “Freizeitgestaltung,” in Terezin and his wife Hildegard Henschel’s experiences during this same time period.
Moritz and Hildegard Henschel biographical and Theresienstadt materials include birth and marriage certificates, Red Cross correspondence, employment records, awards, medical records, poems, music, reports, identification papers, personal narratives, and clippings documenting Moritz and Hildegard Henschel, their deportation to Theresienstadt, their cultural and work life in Theresienstadt, and their liberation.
Henschel family correspondence include prewar, wartime, and postwar family correspondence with Moritz and Hildegard Henschel, their daughter Lily, and Marianne Givol.
Research materials acquired at the Terezin memorial document Peter Kien. Family photographs document Moritz and Hildegard Henschel and the Jewish council at Theresienstadt. Additional award decorations and certificate document Shmuel Givol Gotthold.

inclusive:  1879-2001
3 boxes
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Yoel Givol and Michal Lilli Kahani, in memory of their grandparents, Hildegard and Moritz Henschel
Record last modified: 2022-07-28 18:10:35
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