Collection RA020 - Peter N. Moogk Second World War history collection

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Peter N. Moogk Second World War history collection

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  • Multiple media

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  • 1770–1981, predominant 1930-1945 (Creation)

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Physical description

2 albums (including 246 photographs : prints)
164 photographs : prints
52 posters
31 postcards
58 documents
17 booklets
2 newspapers
32 pins
2 medals
2 badges
2 textiles
7 bank notes
7 scrips
2 coins
1 menorah

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Custodial history

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Collection consists of records gathered or purchased by Peter N. Moogk as a result of his interest in Second World War history. Records document the Holocaust era in Europe, in particular the Netherlands under the German occupation government. Collection has been divided into the following series: Photographs ([193-]–194-]; 1981); Posters (1940–1946); Postcards ([193-]–[194-]); Correspondence (1934–1987); Clippings and ephemera (1933–1945), Publications (1933–1945), Personal and military records series (1935–1945), Artefacts (1935–[1945]), Currency (1922–1945) and Declaratory documents (1770, 1772).

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Immediate source of acquisition

Records were purchased or collected by Peter N. Moogk and donated to the VHEC in 1993, 1994, 2005, 2015, 2016, 2018 and 2019.


Collection was arranged into series by the archivist based on record function and form.

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  • Arabic
  • Dutch
  • English
  • German
  • Yiddish

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    No further accruals are expected.

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    Prepared by Shyla Seller in October 2017. Revised in 2019 and 2021 with description of accrual.

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    • English

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