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Title Correspondence from German concentration camps and prisons [electronic resource].

Published Farmington Hills, Mich. : Gale, a part of Cengage Learning, 2011.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (5,747 images)
Series Archives unbound
Archives unbound. [Electronic resource]
Notes Date range of documents: 1936-1945.
Reproduction of the originals from McMaster University.
Contents Concentration camps correspondence, 1936-1945 -- The internment and transit camps correspondence, 1940-1944 -- The Gestapo prisons correspondents, 1942-1943 -- Prisoner of war (POW) correspondence, 1940-1945 -- Receipts for parcels, money orders and personal effects, 1940-[ca. 1945] -- Paper currency, 1940-1945 -- Realia, [ca. 1939-1945].
Summary This collection consists of items originating from prisoners held in German concentration camps, internment and transit camps, Gestapo prisons, and POW camps during and just prior to World War II. Most of the collection consists of letters written or received by prisoners, but it also includes receipts for parcels, money orders and personal effects; paper currency; and realia, including Star of David badges that Jews were forced to wear.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Gale, a part of Cengage Learning, 2011. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.
Local Note Images from the source libraries are selected contents of the original collection materials as representative of their value and pertinence to the digital product.
Other author McMaster University.
Subject Prisoners -- Germany -- Correspondence.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, German.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Concentration camps -- Germany.
Concentration camps -- Germany -- History -- 20th century.
Prisons -- Germany -- History -- 20th century.