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Erwin Bensdorf collection

Collection
Collection Summary
Brown leather-like pencil case with 3 graphite pencils, 2 fountain pens, 4 colored pencils and 1 eraser recieved by Erwin Bensdorf in Germany before he emigrated to England in 1939 and used in England. One photogragh album compiled by Max Haybrook, who assisted children from Nazi-occuped Europe through the Kindertransport (4 loose photos inside), 3 photographs (one framed), one document with compilation of notes written in gratitude from KT to Max Haybrook and one typed report compiled by Haybrook concerning events surrounding arrival and care of refugee children in England.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2000 by Erwin Bensdorf.
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Erwin Bensdorf papers

Document | Accession Number: 2000.497.1

Date
approximately 1910-1941
1938-1941
Erwin Bensdorf papers

Pencil box

Object | Accession Number: 2000.497.2

Pencil box
 
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