Canadian Jewish Heritage Network

Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Postcard : Paper : handwritten, printed, stamped : Ink; colour pencil : beige, blue, green, black, red ; Ht: 10,45 cm x W: 14,7 cm
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
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Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Postcard : Paper : handwritten, printed, stamped : Ink; colour pencil : beige, blue, green, black, red ; Ht: 10,45 cm x W: 14,7 cm
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
May 10, 1944
Physical Condition
Good
Language
Hungarian
Notes
1 page, double-sided horizontal paper. Recto and verso contains handwriting of Erzsike Békés. Verso, right side addressed to "Weinberger Gustáv / mszd. / Borgóprund / Besztercze Naszod m.". At top right, illegible signature of controller in red colour pencil. Narrative: Donor is Elaine Kalman Naves, daughter of Gustav and Anikó Weinberger. The card is sent from Mrs. Dr. Kalman Békés to Gustav Weinberger and contains updates on the Weinberger family's relocation to the Kisvarda ghetto. The correspondence was under supervision by a controller. This collection of correspondence was used as part of the research for the following book: Kalman Naves, Elaine. Journey to Vaja: Reconstructing the World of a Hungarian-Jewish Family. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1996. Print.
Accession No.
2014.01.112
Name Access
Kalman Naves, Elaine
Places
Debrecen, Hungary, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
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