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Kristofer Ray World War II Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2654

This collection consists of photocopies of World War II photographs that were taken in the Mauthausen Concentration Camp, with brief handwritten commentaries. Also included is a taped interview of Captain Marshall Plummer (11th Armored Division), conducted by Chris Ray (Kristofer Ray).

Dates

  • undated

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection consists of photocopies of World War II photographs that were taken in the Mauthausen Concentration Camp, with brief handwritten commentaries. Also included is a taped interview of Captain Marshall Plummer (11th Armored Division), conducted by Chris Ray (Kristofer Ray).

Biographical/Historical Note

The Mauthausen Concentration Camp was created by the Nazis in Austria in 1938. It was located near the Danube River in the town of Mauthausen. It was one of the main concentration camps in the region for many subcamps that were created nearby. The camp was liberated by ally troops in May of 1945.

Arrangement

Collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

This collection was donated to Special Collections by Kristofer Ray on March 3, 1997.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480