Holocaust-era serials collection

Language of Description
Level of Description
  • Dutch
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
EHRI Partner

Extent and Medium

195 items


Biographical History

The Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre (VHEC) was opened in 1994 by the Vancouver Holocaust Centre Society (VHCS). The VHEC is devoted to Holocaust-based anti-racism education and commemoration. Its staff produce thematic exhibits, school programs and commemorative events, publish a newsletter entitled Zachor and administrate the Wosk Publishing Program. The VHEC holds Western Canada’s largest collection of Holocaust-related artefacts, Holocaust testimonies and archival records and manages a comprehensive library of books, films, educational resources, as well as rare books and special collections.


Collection is aggregated from multiple donations to the VHEC from multiple donors in the following accessions:2018.016 Moogk2018.013 Krieger2017.002 Krieger2017.058 Krell2015.001 Krell2008.007 Tan2007.001 Krieger1994.024 Winrob1993.027 Kleermaker1993.004 Naimark1993.061 VHCS

Scope and Content

Collection is comprised of newspapers, magazines and other periodicals published in Western Europe and the United States in the period leading up to and during the Second World War. Publications are relevant to Holocaust studies and education in that they demonstrate widespread antisemitism, Nazi propaganda, international responses and military and resistance activities. Serials in collection are both originals and reprints printed after the original publication.


Further accruals are possible.

System of Arrangement

Collection is arranged into series alphabetically by publication title.

Finding Aids

  • Item list is available.


  • Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre



This description is derived directly from structured data provided to EHRI by a partner institution. This collection holding institution considers this description as an accurate reflection of the archival holdings to which it refers at the moment of data transfer.