Klaus Stern papers, 1950-1986  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Stern, Klaus
Title
Klaus Stern papers
Dates
1950-1986 (inclusive)
Quantity
5 sound cassettes plus transcript and 2 vertical folders
Collection Number
3693
Summary
Tape-recorded interview covering his deportation, concentration camp, liberation and arrival in the United States. In 1959 he testified at a Nazi trial in Osnabrueck, Germany, after which he devoted his life to spreading the message of the Holocaust
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
speccoll@uw.edu
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Languages
English


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Accession No. 3693-001: Klaus Stern oral history interview, 1985-1986Return to Top

5 sound cassettes; transcript

Scope and Content: Tape-recorded interview conducted by Eric Offenbacher with transcript, 12/26/85, 1/2/86.

This interview covers Klaus Stern's experiences of deportation, concentration camp, liberation and arrival in the United States. In 1959 he testified at a Nazi trial in Osnabrueck, Germany, after which he devoted his life to spreading the message of the Holocaust. Comprehensive summary of the interview is available in Special Collections Division.

Digital Content/Other Formats:Listen to the audio recording and view the transcript of this interview on the Libraries Digital Collections site.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by Klaus Stern, 1/2/1986.

Description
Klaus Stern oral history interview

Accession No. 3693-002: Klaus Stern papers, 1950-1986Return to Top

1 vertical folder

Scope and Content: Articles of incorporation, 1950; letter, 1970; newsletters, 1970-1986; concert program, 1972; clippings, 1972, 1973.

Composed entirely of Jewish Club records.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by Klaus Stern, 5/29/1986.

Description
Klaus Stern papers

Accession No. 3693-003: Klaus Stern papers, 1986Return to Top

1 vertical folder

Scope and Content: Telegram and letter (photocopies).

Telegram to Elie Wiesel and answering letter, when he received the Nobel Prize for Peace in 1986.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by Klaus Stern, 2/1/1987.

Description
Klaus Stern papers

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  • Subject Terms :
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)--Personal narratives
  • Jews--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Jews--Washington (State)--Seattle--Interviews
  • Personal Names :
  • Jackson, Henry M. (Henry Martin), 1912-1983
  • Stern, Klaus--Archives
  • Corporate Names :
  • Jewish Holocaust Survivors of Greater Seattle
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Wiesel, Elie, 1928-
    • Corporate Names :
    • Jewish Club of Washington

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  • Subject Terms :
  • Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)