Canadian Jewish Heritage Network

Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Letter : Paper : typed, handwritten, printed, stamped : Ink : beige, black, purple ; Ht: 14,8 cm x W: 21,1 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
Letter : Paper : typed, handwritten, printed, stamped : Ink : beige, black, purple ; Ht: 14,8 cm x W: 21,1 cm
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
October 12, 1946
Physical Condition
Good
Language
Hungarian
Notes
1 page double-sided horizontal paper, folded vertically. Handwritten date at top right "946.II.12". Typed text with handwritten signature at bottom centre. Verso contains printed text from what appears to be a claim or inventory form. Narrative: Donor is Elaine Kalman Naves, daughter of Gusztáv and Anikó Weinberger. Gusztáv returned from the front to learn that 34 members of his extended family, including his wife and small daughter Évike, had been deported to Auschwitz. Only one cousin returned. He remarried Anikó Schwartz and they had two daughters, Elaine and Judith. 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.
2014.01.142
Name Access
Kalman Naves, Elaine
Places
Hungary, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
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