||100 Raoul Wallenberg Place SW
Washington, DC 20024-2150
||Henry Mayer, Chief Archivist
|Hours of Service:
||10:00 a.m.--5:00 p.m.|
|Federal holidays/Yom Kippur
|Open to the public:
The Archives has a registration system. Users must have photoidentification to use the Archives.
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- Reference Policy:
- The Archives accepts limited telephone and mail reference questions.
- Borrowing Privileges:
- Not a lending library.
- OCLC, FEDLINK, Association of Jewish Libraries, RLG. The Archives contributes its cataloging records to RLIN.
- Background Note:
- The Holocaust Memorial Council was established in 1980. The Archives was founded in 1989, and opened to the public in 1993.
- Archives, Manuscripts, correspondence and oral histories:
- The Archives has approximately two millions pages of documents and 4,000
rolls of microfilm as well as 5,200 oral histories on video and audiotape.
The subject emphases of these collections focus on the Holocaust, victim groups
including Jehovah's Witnesses, and the art, music and poetry relating to the
Holocaust and religious persecution. One will also find the personal papers
of survivors and liberators.
The catalog can be searched here: http://catalog.ushmm.org/vwebv/searchBasic.
- Vertical Files:
- The Archives has about 100 boxes of recent newspaper clippings of articles
and exhibit information related to the Holocaust. The vertical file is arranged
alphabetically by subject.
Anti-Semitism; Catholic Church; Germany--Religion--1933-1945; Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945); Jehovah's Witnesses--Nazi persecution; Jewish art; Jewish literature; Jewish music; Jewish poetry; Jewish refugees; Jews--Persecutions; Jews--Social life and customs; Judaism; Religious persecution
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum [Online]. Available
HTTP. URL http://www.ushmm.org/. Accessed
February 1997. N.p., 1972.