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Finding Aid for the Arthur Stern papers, 1938-2013 LSC.2332
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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.
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.
29.4 linear feet (66 boxes, 1 half box, 2 shoeboxes, 2 flat storage boxes, and 1 carton)
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