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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 : beige, blue, black, green ; Ht: 10,5 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 : beige, blue, black, green ; Ht: 10,5 cm x W: 14,7 cm
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
April 04, 1944
Physical Condition
Poor
Language
Hungarian
Notes
1 page, double-sided horizontal paper. Recto, in handwriting of Mancika Mandula Weinberger, signed "Manci" and dated "IV.4". Below, handwriting of Ilona Weinberger that continues on verso. Below is the handwriting of Pali Weinberger, and below that, two lines in the handwriting of Kalman Weinberger, signed "Apa" [trad.: father]. At right in Mancika's handwriting, addressed to "Weinberger Gustav / 108/101 msz." in "Maroshéviz" [which has been crossed out in black ink], in Maros-Torda county and replaced with Borgóprund in black ink at bottom. At top right, signature of Captain Soós. Card contains correspondence between the Weinberger family and Gustav Weinberger, contains family updates and well-wishes. Narrative: Donor is Elaine Kalman Naves, daughter of Gustav and Anikó Weinberger. The letter is in the handwriting of Kalman (1880-1944), Ilona (1881-1944), Pal Weinberger (1908-1945), and Mancika Mandula Weinberger (1910-1944) -- the first wife of Gustav Weinberger. All but Gustav were killed in Auschwitz in 1944. The correspondence was under supervision by Captain Soós. 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.
2014.01.78
Name Access
Kalman Naves, Elaine
Places
Vaja, Hungary, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
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