Oral history interviews of the Sophie Caplan collection

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EHRI Partner


Sophie Caplan donated her collection of oral history interviews with Holocaust survivors now living in Australia to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum International Archives Project in Oct. 2009. The collection was transferred to the Museum’s Oral History Branch in 2010.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of 88 oral testimonies, conducted in the early 1980s by Sophie Caplan and Konrad Kwiet, with Holocaust survivors who immigrated to Australia before and after the war. Collection includes supporting documentation about interviewees and outlines of each testimony, as well as supporting personal documents such as letters, newspaper clippings, and memoirs.


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.