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Ben V. Codor papers

Document | Accession Number: 2018.543.1

The collection consists of letters sent to Ben V. Codor, Director of the Jewish Federation of Delaware, from Albert Einstein, Felix Frankfurter, James H. Meisel (Secretary to Thomas Mann), James G. McDonald, Richard C. McMullen, and Gerrish Gassaway. Also included are letters from Codor to McDonald and Dr. Joseph Barsky, a letter from David Hays Sulzberger to Jacob Billikopf of the National Coordinating Committee, an exhibition label regarding the Einstein letter from the Historical Society of Delaware, and a photograph of Codor with Milton Kutz, assistant general manager of the Electrochemicals department of DuPont (Codor is 3rd from left, Kutz is 4th from left) at a dinner.

The letter from Einstein, dated 28 August 1938, asks Codor to thank Harry Braunstein for his efforts in providing an affidavit for his colleague also with the surname Braunstein so that he could emigrate from Germany. The letter from Meisel thanks Codor for his assistance in helping a Mr. Ginsberg obtain an affidavit. Postwar letters from McDonald regard the Anglo-American Committee of Inquiry on Palestine. Other letters regard fundraising and other welfare committees.

Date
inclusive:  1937-1946
Language
English
German
Genre/Form
Letters.
Photographs.
Extent
1 folder
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Richard Codor
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Record last modified: 2019-06-07 09:30:54
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