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Elizabeth Margosches family papers

Document | Accession Number: 2002.436.1

The Elizabeth Margosches family papers consist of biographical materials, correspondence, photographs, books and other printed materials, design artwork, immigration files, restitution files, and subject files documenting the lives of the Margosches and Reik families in Czechoslovakia, France, England, the United States, and Brazil before, during, and after World War II. The papers are particularly strong in documenting Karl and Irene Margosches' efforts to leave Czechoslovakia and their eventual immigration to the United States. The papers also contain a unique diary that Helene Reik composed in Theresienstadt on the backs and in the margins of correspondence and photographs she had brought to the camp or received in the camp.

creation:  1888-2010
11 boxes
3 oversize folders
1 book enclosure
4 oversize boxes
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Elizabeth Margosches
Record last modified: 2019-12-17 14:32:51
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