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Institut für Humangenetik der Universität Göttingen collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of a medical case containing two calipers and two pencils used as part of anthropological race studies during the eugenics movement in Germany before the Holocaust.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1990 by the Institut für Humangenetik der Universität Göttingen.
Date
approximately 1900-1945
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Custom carrying case containing anthropometry instruments used in Nazi Germany

Object | Accession Number: 1990.272.1

Geography
use: Germany
Date
use:  approximately 1933-1945
Custom carrying case containing anthropometry instruments used in Nazi Germany

Spreading calipers from a carrying case containing anthropometry instruments used in Nazi Germany

Object | Accession Number: 1990.272.1.1

Geography
use: Germany
Date
use:  approximately 1933-1945

Sliding calipers from a carrying case containing anthropometry instruments used in Nazi Germany

Object | Accession Number: 1990.272.1.2

Geography
use: Germany
manufacture: Aschaffenburg (Germany)
Date
use:  approximately 1933-1945
manufacture:  after 1897-1945

Faber dermatograph pencil from a carrying case containing anthropometry instruments used in Nazi Germany

Object | Accession Number: 1990.272.1.3

Geography
use: Germany
manufacture: Stein bei Nürnberg (Germany)
Date
use:  approximately 1940-1945
manufacture:  approximately 1940-1945
Faber dermatograph pencil from a carrying case containing anthropometry instruments used in Nazi Germany

Staedtler pencil from a carrying case containing anthropometry instruments used in Nazi Germany

Object | Accession Number: 1990.272.1.4

Geography
use: Germany
manufacture: Nuremberg (Germany)
Date
use:  approximately 1933-1945
manufacture:  after 1900-1945
Staedtler pencil from a carrying case containing anthropometry instruments used in Nazi Germany
 
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