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Katherine Goldstein Prevost papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1065-001

Collection Overview

The collection consists of copy negatives and slides, memoirs, clippings, and other papers of Katherine Goldstein Prevost, a native of Budapest, Hungary, who was imprisoned in Kaufering, a subcamp of Dachau, during World War II. Included is a memoir written by Prevost's friend Ferike Csato and a videocassette interview of Samuel Klasner, another friend, all Holocaust survivors.

Dates

  • 1925-2000

Creator

Language of Material

Materials in English, Hungarian, German

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Copyright Notice

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Biographical Note

Katherine Goldstein, also known as Katalin or Katharina, was born May 13, 1924, in Budapest, Hungary. In November 1944, she was deported by the Nazis to Kaufering, a subsidiary camp of the Dachau concentration camp in southern Germany. On April 26, 1945, three days before the Americans liberated Dachau, Goldstein and other Dachau inmates were forced to march to Beuerberg. Goldstein was liberated on April 30, 1945, and came to the United States, where she married Arthur Prevost in Staten Island, New York, in 1950.

Extent

0.25 linear feet (7 folders, 1 videocassette)

Abstract

The collection consists of copy negatives and slides, memoirs, clippings, and other papers of Katherine Goldstein Prevost, a native of Budapest, Hungary, who was imprisoned in Kaufering, a subcamp of Dachau, during World War II. Included is a memoir written by Prevost's friend Ferike Csato and a videocassette interview of Samuel Klasner, another friend, all Holocaust survivors.

Collection Arrangement

Materials are described at the folder level.

Acquisitions Information

Materials donated in 2000 and 2005 by Katherine Goldstein Prevost.

Processing Information

Processed by Rebecca McClure, March 2013.

Title
Inventory of the Katherine Goldstein Prevost Papers, 1925-2000
Status
Completed
Author
Processed by: Rebecca McClure; machine-readable finding aid created by: Rebecca McClure
Date
2013
Description rules
DACS
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Sponsor
Funding from the Council on Library and Information Resources supported the processing of this collection and encoding of the finding aid.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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