Fonds RA013 - Jennie Phillips fonds

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Jennie Phillips fonds

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  • Textual record
  • Photographic material

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  • [1912?]-1987 (Creation)
    Phillips, Jennie

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1.25 cm of textual records
40 photographs : black and white

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Fonds consists of photographs, vital records, personal notes, transcribed songs, correspondence and ephemera relating to the life of Jennie Phillips. Fonds has been arranged into the following series: JP photographs series (1912–1982), JP vital records series (1953–1979), JP personal papers series (1946–1987), Transcribed ghetto and camp songs series (1946), Stutthof Museum correspondence series (1984–1985) and JP ephemera series (1972).

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Photographs taken before 1945 possibly in Abraham Lifschitz’s possession until his death in 1970. Records maintained by Jennie Phillips until her death in 2005. Records maintained by her daughter, Rachel Mines, until their donation to the VHEC in 2011.


Fonds has been arranged into six series which reflect the major activities of Jennie Phillips, as well as thematic divisions as it came to the VHEC.

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  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Polish
  • Yiddish

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    No further accruals are expected.

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    Created by Sarika Kelm in December, 2016.

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    • English

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