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Phillip Greenglass family papers

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    The collection consists of letters written to Phillip Greenglass in the United States from his family in Babruĭsk, Belarus. A select few letters in Russian also include donor-provided translations. Also included are pre-war photographs of Phillip’s family in Babruĭsk and depictions of his visit with his family in Babruĭsk in 1938.
    inclusive:  circa 1910-1966
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Nancy Greenglass Becker
    Collection Creator
    Phillip Greenglass
    Phillip Greenglass (born Phillip Greenglas, 1903-1969) was born on 1 January 1903 in Babruĭsk, Belarus (also known as Babruysk and Bobruĭsk). He was one of eight children, and immigrated to the United States by 1923 where he likely lived with his aunt and uncle. During the Holocaust, Phillip’s brother Jacob served in the Russian Army and survived the war. His parents and other siblings all perished in Babruĭsk.

    Physical Details

    Yiddish Russian
    5 folders
    System of Arrangement
    The collection is arranged as a single series.

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    There are no known restrictions on access to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    The donor, source institution, or a third party has asserted copyright over some or all of the material(s) in this collection. 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

    Geographic Name
    Babruĭsk (Belarus)
    Personal Name
    Greenglass, Philip.

    Administrative Notes

    The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum by Nancy Greenglass Becker in 2015. An accretion was donated in 2018. The previous accessions 2015.105.1 and 2018.357.1 have been incorporated into this collection.
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