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Louis Davis papers

Document | Accession Number: 2005.303.1

The Louis Davis papers contain records related to Louis Davis (Ladislav Davidovic), a Jewish man who was drafted into the Hungarian army, put into forced labor on the front lines against the Soviet Army, and after the war enrolled into university. The papers document mainly his time post-war, and contain diplomas, course listings, and other material from his time at University of Cluj and Charles University. Other items include his birth certificate, passports, and other forms of identification. Also included are photographs of Ladislav and his family.

The Louis Davis papers contain material related primarily to Louis’ time at university after World War II. Included in the records are a lesson book and letter of acceptance to University of Cluj, confirmation of enrollment, registration, and list of courses from Charles University, and in an oversized folder are his diplomas from the Munkacs Hebrew Gymnasium. Also included are passports for his family, his birth certificate, and a repatriation certificate. The correspondence are from Rosh Pinna and Lord Byron Rotherwer. There are also photographs of Louis and his family, though many are not labeled.

Date
inclusive:  1942-1968
bulk:  1942-1948
Extent
9 folders
2 oversize folders
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Deborah Kronenberger
 
Record last modified: 2021-11-10 13:01:57
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