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Hiram and Rose Bingham papers

Document | Accession Number: 1991.240.15

The Hiram and Rose Bingham papers consist of correspondence, photographic materials, and printed materials documenting Hiram Bingham’s efforts to assist refugees while serving at the American Consulate in Marseilles.
Correspondence includes two postcards from Hiram Bingham to his son Thomas, a letter from Varian Fry, a note from Marta Feuchtwanger, and letters from Betty and Brian Burnett and Charlie Yost.
Photographs depict Hiram and Rose Bingham and their children in France, Hiram’s cousin Betty, Marc Chagall, and street scenes in France. Two photograph album pages include additional photographs of Hiram Bingham, street scenes in France, lines of refugees at the American Consulate in Marseilles, and pictures of the concentration camp at Gurs. This series also includes picture postcards of Estoril, Portugal and London, England.
Printed materials include Hiram Bingham’s calling card, an obituary for Marc Chagall, a New York Times television guide advertising “War and Remembrance,” and an unidentified clipping.

Date
inclusive:  circa 1939-1989
Language
English
French
Genre/Form
Photographs.
Extent
11 folders
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Rose Bingham
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Thomas Bingham
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Hiram Bingham
 
Record last modified: 2022-01-06 10:07:36
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