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Robert Kaldeck papers

Document | Accession Number: 2018.125.2

The collection consists of documents and correspondence regarding the experiences of Dr. Robert Kaldeck, including his emigration from Vienna, Austria in September 1938 with the intention of going to Mexico, where he had been granted asylum; his denial of entry into the United States and Mexico; his stay in Havana, Cuba, where he was given refuge after meeting with Cuban leader, Fulgencio Batista in February 1939; and his immigration to the United States in September 1939. The collection also documents his medical career in Austria and the United States, his efforts to rescue his parents Moritz and Ella Kohn and sister Alice Kohn from Austria during the Holocaust, and the post-war search for their fate.

Date
1929-1984
Genre/Form
Correspondence.
Extent
3 boxes
2 oversize folders
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum collection, gift of Elizabeth Kaldeck Smith
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Record last modified: 2019-03-19 12:16:17
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