One subfonds and 6 files.
The fonds of the activities and writings of the famous Jewish writer Grigorijus Kanovičius, who, age twelve, was able to escape to the East in the first days of the Second World war and thereby survived the Holocaust. In 1945 he returned to Vilnius; he graduated from Vilnius University and in 1959 published his first novel. His novels and short stories depict life in the shtetls before the war and how life changed later, and how the Jewish communities were destroyed. The files of this personal fonds consist of drafts, fragments of novels, correspondence, personal photos, photos from events and celebrations. The files of this personal fond consist of drafts, fragments of the novels, correspondence, personal photos, photos from events and celebrations.
Entry written by Neringa based on survey and information provided by LLMA.
Entry updated by Neringa on 17 February 2015.
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