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Guide to the Bianca Rothschild Letter MSS.2332

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Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266
205.348.0500
archives@ua.edu

February 2009

Creation:

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Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

October 2010
Collection Title:

Bianca Rothschild Letter

Unit ID:

MSS.2332

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet (one letter)

Dates:

1991 November 19

Abstract:

Letter from Bianca Rothschild to Kirk Douglas in November 1991 regarding his second book and her Holocaust experiences and attitudes.

Scope and Contents note

The contains a letter from Bianca Rothschild of San Diego, California to Kirk Douglas written on November 19, 1991 regarding his second book. She relates her post-war experiences in Poland, having survived three concentration camps. She says that she had thought she could remain in Poland but "the persistent memory of a happy childhood and the loss of my entire family and girlfriends from the private school" led her immigrate to the United States in the early 1950s.

Processing Information:

Processed by

Martha Bace, 2009

Acquisition Information:

donated by Wade Hall, 2006

Preferred Citation:

Bianca Rothschild Letter, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Biographical/Historical note

Bianca Rothschild was a Polish Jew who survived three concentration camps during World War Two. She immigrated to the United States in the early 1950s, married and had one daughter.

Letter Box SC0010 Folder 2332.01