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Finding Aid for the Arthur Stern papers, 1938-2013 LSC.2332
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Description
Arthur P. Stern (1925-2012) was a Holocaust survivor, engineer, and philanthropist born in Budapest, Hungary. The collection includes his personal and professional papers, such as technical publications, correspondence and printed material from conferences and professional organizations, and company-related correspondence and memos, as well as personal correspondence with family and friends from throughout Stern’s life. The collection also includes correspondence and documentation related to the Holocaust and the Stern family’s efforts for restitution, as well as correspondence and printed materials related to the many community organizations with which Stern was involved.
Background
Arthur P. Stern was a Holocaust survivor, engineer, and philanthropist born in Budapest, Hungary on July 20, 1925. In 1944, he was deported to the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp as part of the Kasztner transport and was then taken to a refugee camp in Switzerland. After liberation, he studied at the University of Geneva, the University of Lausanne, and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETH), where he earned a Diplom-Ingenieur and also served as an instructor.
Extent
29.4 linear feet (66 boxes, 1 half box, 2 shoeboxes, 2 flat storage boxes, and 1 carton)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. All requests to access special collections material must be made in advance using the request button located on this page.