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Peter Victor family collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of artifacts, currency, documents, photographs, and publications relating to the experiences of Carl, Elsa, and Peter Victor in prewar Berlin, Germany, during World War II in Shanghai, China, where Carl and Elsa Victor passed away, and then to Peter after the war in Shanghai and following his emigration to the United States in 1947.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1990 and 1992 by Peter M. Victor, and in 1993, 1994, and 2004 by Arleen Tievsky, executor of the Estate of Peter M. Victor.
Date
approximately 1900-approximately 1991
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Central Bank of China, 5000 yuan note, acquired by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 1990.114.62

Geography
received : Hongkou Qu (Shanghai, China)
Date
1947
1947
Central Bank of China, 5000 yuan note, acquired by a German Jewish refugee

Central Bank of China, 1000 yuan note, acquired by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 1990.114.63

Geography
received : Hongkou Qu (Shanghai, China)
Date
1945
1945-1947
Central Bank of China, 1000 yuan note, acquired by a German Jewish refugee

Central Bank of China, 1000 yuan note, acquired by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 1990.114.64

Geography
received : Hongkou Qu (Shanghai, China)
Date
1945
1945-1947
Central Bank of China, 1000 yuan note, acquired by a German Jewish refugee

Central Reserve Bank of China, 10 yuan note, acquired by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 1990.114.65

Geography
received : Hongkou Qu (Shanghai, China)
Date
1940
1940-1947
Central Reserve Bank of China, 10 yuan note, acquired by a German Jewish refugee

Central Reserve Bank of China, 10 yuan note, acquired by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 1990.114.66

Geography
received : Hongkou Qu (Shanghai, China)
Date
1940
1940-1947
Central Reserve Bank of China, 10 yuan note, acquired by a German Jewish refugee

Central Bank of China, 100 yuan note, acquired by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 1990.114.67

Geography
received : Hongkou Qu (Shanghai, China)
Date
1944
1944-1947
Central Bank of China, 100 yuan note, acquired by a German Jewish refugee

Shanghai Jewish Chronicle

Document | Accession Number: 1990.114.71

Shanghai Jewish Chronicle

Cancelled British postage stamp acquired by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 1990.114.73

Geography
issue : Great Britain
received : Hongkou Qu (Shanghai, China)
Date
approximately 1941 August 27
1937-1941
Cancelled British postage stamp acquired by a German Jewish refugee

Peter and Berta Victor papers

Document | Accession Number: 1990.114.74

Date
approximately 1900-1991
Peter and Berta Victor papers

Souvenir booklet of 10 stamps for Berlin synagogues destroyed during Kristallnacht

Object | Accession Number: 1994.A.0076.2

Geography
issue : Berlin (Germany)
publication : Berlin (Germany)
Date
1949
Souvenir booklet of 10 stamps for Berlin synagogues destroyed during Kristallnacht

Laced leather billfold with a painted harbor owned by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2004.524.2

Geography
received : Hongkou Qu (Shanghai, China)
Date
after 1938-before 1947 December
Laced leather billfold with a painted harbor owned by a German Jewish refugee

Blue leather clutch with a floral design used by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2004.524.3

Geography
received : Berlin (Germany)
Date
before 1939
Blue leather clutch with a floral design used by a German Jewish refugee

Brown leather briefcase brought by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2004.524.4

Geography
received : Berlin (Germany)
Date
before 1938
Brown leather briefcase brought by a German Jewish refugee

Black yarmulke used by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2004.524.5

Geography
use : Hongkou Qu (Shanghai, China)
Date
after 1938
Black yarmulke used by a German Jewish refugee

Black yarmulke used by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2004.524.6

Geography
use : Hongkou Qu (Shanghai, China)
Date
after 1938
Black yarmulke used by a German Jewish refugee

White satin yarmulke owned by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2004.524.10

Geography
use : Hongkou Qu (Shanghai, China)
Date
after 1938
White satin yarmulke owned by a German Jewish refugee

White satin yarmulke with a button owned by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2004.524.11

Geography
use : Hongkou Qu (Shanghai, China)
Date
after 1938
White satin yarmulke with a button owned by a German Jewish refugee

Black cloth cap owned by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2004.524.12

Geography
use : Hongkou Qu (Shanghai, China)
Date
after 1938
Black cloth cap owned by a German Jewish refugee

Crocheted tablecloth and replacement thread saved by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2004.524.13 a-b

Geography
use : Hongkou Qu (Shanghai, China)
Date
after 1938
Crocheted tablecloth and replacement thread saved by a German Jewish refugee

Green wool blanket acquired by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2004.524.14

Geography
use : Hongkou Qu (Shanghai, China)
Date
approximately 1945 August

Crocheted tablecloth pattern in 4 pieces saved by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2004.524.15 a-d

Geography
use : Hongkou Qu (Shanghai, China)
Date
after 1938

Blue striped tallit with an embroidered neckband owned by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2004.524.16

Geography
received : United States
Date
after 1948
Blue striped tallit with an embroidered neckband owned by a German Jewish refugee

Blue velvet tallit pouch with an embroidered monogram owned by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2004.524.17

Geography
use : Hongkou Qu (Shanghai, China)
Date
approximately 1939
Blue velvet tallit pouch with an embroidered monogram owned by a German Jewish refugee

Engraved silver cigarette case with box owned by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2004.524.18 a-b

Geography
received : Shanghai (China)
Date
approximately 1947 December
Engraved silver cigarette case with box owned by a German Jewish refugee
 
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