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John (Hans) Buchsbaum papers

Document | Accession Number: 2016.437.1

Correspondence, documents, photographs, and typescript memoir, of John (Hans) Buchsbaum (1910-1988), originally of Ostrava, Czech Republic, relating primarily to his experiences following his immigration to first Britain, and then the United States in 1939-1941, and to the experiences of his family in Europe during the Holocaust. Includes correspondence from his mother, Clara Buchsbaum, his sister and brother-in-law, Gretel and Hugo Spitzer, and his uncle, Norbert Babad, 1939-1941. Also included are pre-war family photographs, correspondence with tracing services following the war seeking to determine the fate of Buchsbaum's family, biographical documents, and a typescript memoir about his family written by Buchsbaum in 1972.

Date
1929-2015  (inclusive)
 (undated)
1939-1941  (bulk)
Language
German
English
Czech
Extent
1 box
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Barbara Buchsbaum Gilford
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Record last modified: 2018-02-06 13:56:14
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