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Goldsmith Schiffman Holocaust Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC-32
Personal correspondence (Lichtenstine, Levi, Kahn, Marx, Kretsch, Elbert, Heinz, Ludwig, Meinhard, Moritz, Otto), business correspondence, background files, SHOAH Foundation materials, white papers, oral interviews, news articles, program notes, Holocaust Remembrance materials.

Dates

  • 1922 - 1954

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research in the Archives & Special Collections reading room. Handling guidelines and use restrictions will be communicated and enforced by archives staff members.

Conditions Governing Use

This material may be protected under U. S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S. Code) which governs the making of photocopies or reproductions of copyrighted materials. You may use the digitized material for private study, scholarship, or research. Though the University of Alabama in Huntsville Archives and Special Collections has physical ownership of the material in its collections, in some cases we may not own the copyright to the material. It is the patron's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in our collections.

Extent

75 Linear Feet (107 boxes.)

Biographical / Historical

The Goldsmiths and the Schiffmans played a major role in the development of Huntsville, Alabama. Arriving in Huntsville before the Civil War, each family found ways of prospering within a small community of diverse backgrounds. This collection is a testimony to the families’ spirits of caring and concern.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Margaret Anne Goldsmith, 2007.

Processing Information

Collections are processed to a variety of levels, depending on the work necessary to make them usable, their perceived research value, the availability of staff, and competing priorities. The library attempts to provide a basic level of preservation and access for all collections as they are acquired and does more extensive processing of higher priority collections as time and resources permit.
Author
Anne Coleman, Emily Carpenter, Megan Sullivan
Date
2021
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama in Huntsville Archives & Special Collections Repository

Contact:
M. Louis Salmon Library
301 Sparkman Drive
Huntsville, AL 35899 Alabama 35899 United States of America
256-824-6526