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George Mandel-Mantello research collection

Document | Accession Number: 2014.515.1

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

Date
1942-2005
Language
English
Hebrew
German
Extent
3 boxes
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Enrico Mantello
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Record last modified: 2018-08-24 12:12:24
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