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Collection highlights

We asked our staff, trustees and friends of the Library to choose a special selection of items from our collection.

Archive footage of Dr Alfred Wiener and CC Aronsfeld

Made for the British media, this footage shows our founder Dr Alfred Wiener and Deputy Director CC Aronsfeld, c.1960-1962.

Bernard Simon’s certificate to the ‘Royal Society of Deported Internees’

Made by his fellow internees, this satirical certificate welcomes Bernard Simon to the ‘Royal Society of Deported Internees’.

Books prohibited by the Nazi Party

A selection of works by Thomas Mann, whose writings were banned by the Nazis.

Buchenwald prisoner ID

A Prisoner Registration Card from Buchenwald concentration camp.

Catalogue for the exhibition ‘Hitler’s Crimes’, held in Paris in 1945

Catalogue for an exhibition titled ‘Hitler’s Crimes’ held in Paris from 10 June – 31 July 1945.

Certificate from the Swedish Embassy in Budapest, signed by Raoul Wallenberg

A certificate from the Swedish Embassy in Budapest signed by Raoul Wallenberg.

Child survivors of the Holocaust, 1946-7

Two child survivors of the concentration camps, Eva (left) and Hanna (right) Traub, at Weir Courtney Hostel, Lingfield, in 1946-1947.

Child Victims of the New Germany: A Protest

This pamphlet, penned by Violet Bonham Carter, appealed to British audiences to help end the suffering of Jewish children in Germany.

Children Into Ruffians: The New Nazi Education

An anti-Nazi pamphlet published in 1943 in London.

Children’s drawings from Darfur

Collected by Waging Peace, these drawings were made by child survivors of the genocide in Darfur.

Christmas card sent to Dr George F.J. Bergmann, 1944

A Christmas card sent to Dr George F. J. Bergmann, a German Jew serving with the British Army in North Africa.

Correspondence with HG Adler

Correspondence between Dr HG Adler and our founder, Dr Alfred Wiener.

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