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George Mandel-Mantello research collection

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    Consists of documents, correspondence, newspaper clippings, copies of articles and speeches, and copies of archival holdings related to the work of George Mandel-Mantello. The material was collected by Mantello and by his son, Enrico Mantello, about his wartime activities as a diplomat for the El Salvadore consulate in Geneva, Switzerland from 1942 to 1945, during which time he created false Salvadoran citizenship papers in an attempt to provide diplomatic protection for Jewish prisoners in Nazi concentration camps. Also contains a photocopy of a transcription of June 6, 1979 interview of Tadeusz Colt for the Oral History Collection of Columbia University; typed manuscript "Rise & Fall of Hungarian Jewry" by George Mandel-Mantello with handwritten notations; typewritten copy of English translation of chapter from published manuscript "Abscheu und Grauen vor dem Genocid in aller Welt--" [The abomination and horror of the genocide in whole world] by Jenö Lévai, Diplomatic Press and Living Books, Toronto, 1968
    inclusive:  1942-2005
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Enrico Mantello
    Collection Creator
    George Mandel-Mantello

    Physical Details

    English Hebrew German
    3 boxes

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    Conditions on Use
    Material(s) in this collection may be protected by copyright and/or related rights. 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

    Personal Name
    Mantello, George.
    Corporate Name
    Yad Vashem (Jerusalem)

    Administrative Notes

    Enrico Mantello donated his father's research material to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2014.
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