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GRMN 150 / HIST 150 Responses to the Holocaust/Memoirs of WWII in Germany

Special Collections Research Center

The Special Collections Research Center has a variety of materials in its Manuscript, University Archives and Rare Books sections that relate to German history and culture pertaining to World War II, the Holocaust and its aftermath. Some of the collections deal broadly with the U.S. experience during and after the war, and a few selected items illustrate a German perspective.  A selection of those materials has been pulled for display during the class visitation. 

The exhibit From the 'Burg to Berlin and Beyond: World War II at Swem Library was on display in the Nancy Marshall Gallery and the Special Collections Research Center in Swem Library through September 14, 2008. The audio recording of an exhibit tour by the exhibit's curator Dr. Beatriz Hardy, Marian and Alan McLeod Director of the Special Collections Research Center, is available.

Swem Library has created other guides that will be of interest to researchers including a Research Paper Writing and Citation Guide, Primary Sources Guide, and Copyright Guide.

If you get stuck along the way, please don't hesitate to contact us.  We're here to help.  Just click the HELP tab at the top of any page in this guide to get contact information for Special Collections Research Center staff.

Best of luck with your research! 

Primary Resources from the Rare Book Collection

Miethe, A. D. Buchenwald. [S.l.]:Buchenwald National Memorial  D805 .G3B82

Great Britain. Parliament., Stanhope, J. R. S. Buchenwald Camp: The report of a Parliamentary delegation. DD253 .G66

Paper war : Nazi propaganda in one battle, on a single day,Cassino, Italy, May 11, 1944 

Shirer, William L. Berlin diary : the journal of a foreign correspondent,  1934-1941.  D811.5 .S5 1987

Germany (Territory under Allied occupation, 1945-1955 : U.S. Zone). Office of Military Government : A year of Potsdam : the German economy since the surrender HC286.5 .A85 1945

Critchfield, James H. Partners at the creation. HV8208.7 .B86 C75 2003

Allied Forces. Supreme Headquarters. Office of the Chief of Staff. Handbook for military government in Germany prior to defeat or surrender. KK4905 .A55 1944

Jewish Agency for Palestine. Search Bureau for Missing Relatives. Register of Jewish survivors.   D810 .J4 J315

 Grundig, Lea Langer. Be-ge ha-haregah : rishumim / me-et Leʼah Grundig. In the valley of slaughter.  N6889.5 .G79 A4

ha-Gesher ha-ḥai : mifgash ha-mitnadvim ha-Eretsyiśreʼelim ʻim sheʼerit ha-peleṭah /  Shraiber ; tirgum le-Anglit, Ḥayah Galai ; ʻorekh ha-ḳaṭalog, Yaʻaḳov Tamir].  Living bridge   D810 .J4 G475 1983

Habas, Bracha. Yeladim mutsalim / ha-tsiyurim Leʼah Grundig.  D810 .J4 H32

Lurie, Esther. Yehudiyot ba-shiʻbud / [me-et] Ester Lurya. Jewesses in slavery  NC320 .Z9 L87 1945

Janco, Marcel. Ḳaṿ ha-ḳets : rishumim / M. Yanḳo ;  [ha-ʻorkhim, Ḥayim Beʼer, Ḥayim Guri, Avraham  Yavin].  ND979 .J3 A4 1981

Habas, Bracha. Ḳorot maʻpil tsaʻir : sipur mi-divre yamenu / Bracha Habas.  PJ5053 .H19 K6 1941

Primary Resources from the Manuscripts Collections