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Letter from Linz: an archive story

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In 2015, I discovered a previously unknown letter from Simon Wiesenthal, sent to his wife Cyla upon learning she was alive in 1945, in the Wiesenthal archive in Vienna. This essay is an ‘archive story’ about this serendipitous discovery and my time spent in Wiesenthal’s former office in Vienna’s Salztorgasse, just before it was dissolved and the collection was moved to its new home at the Vienna Wiesenthal Institute. Focusing on the materiality of the archive and its traces of a ‘Polish’ Wies...

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Department:
Christ Church
Publisher:
Vienna Wiesenthal Institute for Holocaust Studies Publisher's website
Journal:
Shoah: Intervention. Methods. documentION Journal website
Volume:
4
Issue:
1
Pages:
4-19
Publication date:
2017-01-28
Acceptance date:
2016-11-22
ISSN:
2408-9192
Pubs id:
pubs:709073
URN:
uri:7aef89fa-d76b-408e-b307-0bc86a32b8f0
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uuid:7aef89fa-d76b-408e-b307-0bc86a32b8f0
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pubs:709073

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