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Ben Zion Kalb papers

Document | Accession Number: 2014.406.2

The Ben Zion Kalb papers consist of a diary, photographs, and documents related to the rescue work of Ben Zion Kalb (later Colb) who helped refugees cross the border between Hungary and Slovakia as part of the Slovak Working Group. The collection includes lists of names of those he assisted, photographs of Kalb with people he rescued, and correspondence with Itzak Zuckerman and Rabbi Michael Dov Weissmandl as well as a partial typed copy of the Vrba-Wetzler report. The diary was kept by Ben Zion from September 4, 1944 to January 1945.

Date
inclusive:  circa 1940-1968
bulk:  1942-1945
Language
Slovak
Hebrew
German
Genre/Form
Diaries.
Photographs.
Extent
4 folders
1 book enclosure
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the family of Ben Zion and Clara Colb
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Record last modified: 2019-07-22 15:18:48
This page: https://collections.ushmm.org/search/catalog/irn698921