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Egon Berg papers

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    The Egon Berg papers consist of biographical materials and emigration and immigration papers documenting the marriage of Karl and Rosa Berg, their relocation to Kenya with Egon in 1939, and their immigration to the United States in 1947. Records include a wedding certificate, Rosa Berg’s German identification card and Kenyan certificate of registration, Kenyan customs forms, orders and restrictions to which the Bergs were subject in Kenya, and a letter of recommendation in lieu of passport for the Berg family.
    inclusive:  1936-1957
    bulk:  1936-1946
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Egon E. Berg
    Collection Creator
    Egon E. Berg
    Egon Berg was born April 16, 1937 in Cologne to Karl (born December 26, 1892) and Rosa Berg (born February 20, 1911). The family lived in Lechenich but fled to Kenya in June 1939, joining family members in Nairobi and settling in Limuru. They immigrated to the United States in 1947.

    Physical Details

    English German
    1 folder
    1 oversize box
    System of Arrangement
    The Egon Berg papers are arranged as a single series: Series 1: Egon Berg papers, 1936-1957 (bulk 1936-1946)

    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.

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    Administrative Notes

    The papers were donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2004 by Egon E. Berg.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this collection has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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    2023-02-24 14:21:49
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