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Archives of the Holocaust (Collection)

Identifier: FC-2018-04
The Archives of the Holocaust was established in August 1972 by the Department of Religious Studies. The collection includes materials and research related to Dr. Morton C. Fierman's course titled "The Holocaust: the ordeal of European Jewry during the Second World War as reflected in art, music, drama, fiction, poetry, historical, psychological, and religious writing", developed in February 1972.

The collection includes articles, audio recordings of Dr. Fierman's lectures, pamphlets, filmstrips, games, and audio recordings of interviews.


  • 1946 - 1980



11 boxes

Biographical / Historical

Born in Cleveland, Fierman attended Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati. In 1957, he became rabbi at Temple Beth Sholom in Santa Ana. Professor Morton C. Fierman founded and was the director of the Institute of Judaism within the Department of Religious Studies at CSU, Fullerton.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Dr. Morton Fierman's interest and classes suggested founding this specialized collection in late 1972. Materials have come from many donors, who were themselves involved in aspects of the ordeal. (Copied from file). See administrative file for more information on individual donations and for signed interview release forms.
Archives of the Holocaust
2018 August
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Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Special Collections Repository

Pollak Library
University Archives & Special Collections | PLS 352
800 N. State College Blvd.
Fullerton CA CA 92831-3599 USA US
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