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George M. Kren manuscript

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    Overview

    Description
    The collection consists of an unpublished manuscript written by Dr. George M. Kren, a professor of history at the University of Kansas. In the manuscript, George gives an overview of the history of the Holocaust and includes the historiography of various events, including the rise of antisemitism, the Holocaust in various countries, and the operation of the Auschwitz concentration camp. Also included is an extensive bibliographic essay.
    Date
    inclusive:  2000
    Collection Creator
    George M. Kren
    Biography
    George H. Kren (1928-2000) was born in Linz, Austria to Franz Kren (Frank, 1893-1976, born in Austria) and Gertrude Bloch (Trude,1903-1992, born in Austria) and had a sister, Joanne. His grandfather, Eduard Bloch (1872-1945), was the Hitler family doctor until 1907 and treated Hitler's mother when she developed breast cancer. In 1938, Gerturde and Franz sent George and his sister to England where they stayed until they could join their parents in the United States. In 1944 George was drafted into the United States Army and served in Europe. After his discharge in 1946, he attended Colby College before attending the University of Wisconsin where he earned his master’s and doctoral degrees. George was married to Margo Kren (1939-?, born in Houston, Texas).

    Physical Details

    Language
    English
    Genre/Form
    Research papers.
    Extent
    3 folders
    System of Arrangement
    This collection is arranged as three folders:
    Folders 1-2: Manuscript, 2000
    Folder 3: Bibliographic essay, 2000

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    There are no known restrictions on access to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    Material(s) in this collection may be protected by copyright and/or related rights. You do not require further permission from the Museum to use this material. The user is solely responsible for making a determination as to if and how the material may be used.

    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Kren, George.

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    Margo Kren donated this manuscript to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum on April 16, 2006.
    Record last modified:
    2023-02-24 14:18:08
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