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Robinson family papers
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Description
Letters, documents, and postcards addressed primarily to Louis, Abraham and Harold Robinson, U.S. residents who were attempting to aid Jewish relatives in Poland to flee persecution under the Germans in Europe. The collection includes documents describing and explaining the American immigration visa process for Jews attempting to leave Poland immediately preceding and during the German invasion; letters of introduction vouching for character; a passport; and some printed ephemera (business and visiting cards, some school records).
Extent
0.21 linear feet. 1 box
Restrictions
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE. Advance notice required for access.