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Voices of the Holocaust Project papers, 1998-2005

Identifier: 025.04.04

Research material gathered and created by Galvin Library staff members Jan Figa, Vince Golden, and Alison Atkins Denton in support of Galvin Library's "Voices of the Holocaust" website, which features information on (as well as audio links to, and transcriptions of) the interviews conducted by Illinois Institute of Technology professor David P. Boder in displaced persons camps in Europe in 1946. Materials include photocopies from Dr. Boder's papers at the UCLA Special Collections (including pages from his recorded interview notebooks; his grant applications from 1949-50; correspondence regarding Chicago's Psychological Museum; Boder's correspondence with U.S. government officials regarding his trip to Europe in 1946; Boder's correspondence with potential funders for the transcription of his interviews; and a copy of his "Traumatic Inventory" of 1954, which was based on the interviews). Also present are printed pages from websites on Holocaust topics, 1999; Galvin Library 1999 correspondence with the Library of Congress (LC) concerning the duplication of LC's set of Boder's wire recordings onto DAT tapes (with invoices documenting Galvin Library's purchase of the DAT copies); Galvin Library correspondence with potential funders of the Voices of the Holocaust web site; two Rand-McNally world atlases from 1945 and 1949; two books containing interviews with Holocaust survivors and liberators; five videocassettes on Holocaust topics; and copies of IIT dissertations written by Dr. Boder's students.


  • Creation: 1998-2005


Language of Materials

Records are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Available for Research

Collection Size

2 Boxes


Mindy C. Pugh, Assistant University Archivist, 3/27/2007

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