Collection ASM0091 - Handleman Holocaust Collection

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Handleman Holocaust Collection


  • 1948-1961 (Creation)
  • 1942-1982 (Creation)


4 Boxes

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The contents of this collection, made possible by an endowment by philanthropist Joseph Handleman, were selected and arranged by Dr. Helen Fagin, director of the Judaic Studies program at the university. The collection includes assorted materials pertaining to the Third Reich, the Holocaust, and the history of anti-Semitism in general, including among others: the original transcript of the trial of Adolf Eichmann; a set of reports, letters, minutes, and other official documents concerning Third Reich occupation and war crimes in the Baltic states of Latvia, Estonia, and Lithuania; documents by Heinrich Himmler; an original yellow star; as well as several pieces of anti-Semitic literature.

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This collection is open for research.

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Handleman Holocaust Collection finding aid © 1992 University of Miami. Requests to reproduce or publish materials from this collection should be directed to

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  • English
  • German

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Material received through Helen Fagin, Director of the Judaic Studies Program at the University of Miami, from Joseph Handleman to be added to the Handleman Holocaust Archival Collection.

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123.4 KiB


May 18, 2018 3:00 PM

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