Lisa Aron Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0651

  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents

This .42 linear foot collection contains one original, handwritten, family history about World War II, Nazi Germany, Auschwitz Concentration Camp, and the Aftermath of the War. The collection is divided by chapters.

Dates

  • 1932-1965

Language of Materials

English

Biography/History

Lisa Aron was born in 1968 in Bronx, New York. She has lived in England and Africa. When her father was a child escaped with his family from Nazi Germany and fled to Kenya. When he was an adult, he immigrated to the United States. Lisa became aware of the importance of civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights while living in Kenya, under a dictatorship. The need to combat prejudice, intolerance and racism was taken into account when she wrote the manuscript, Keyhole: The Politics of War Behind Closed Doors.

This collection was donated in 2007 by Lisa Aron, author of the manuscript.

Extent

.42 Linear Feet

Physical Location

Special Collections & Archives
Title
Finding Aid for the Lisa Aron Collection
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Vanderbilt University Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Jean and Alexander Heard Library
419 21st Avenue South
Nashville TN 37203 United States


 

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