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Katrin Janecke Gibney Papers, 1941-1991
0.5 Linear feet 2 half archives boxes
Collection number: MA.00306

Abstract:
Diaries kept in secret by Katrin Janecke (later wife of Sheridan de Raismes Gibney (AC 1925)) during her years living in Berlin and working at die neue linie magazine and at an assigned job in the German Propaganda Ministry during World War II and in the period immediately following the German surrender. Also an unpublished memoire by Katrin Gibney based on the diaries, titled "Angels Forbidden". Diaries and memoire are both in English.

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Restrictions on access:

There is no restriction on access to the collection for research use. Particularly fragile items may be restricted for preservation purposes.

Restrictions on use:

Requests for permission to publish material from the collection should be directed to the Archives and Special Collections. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights.

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Terms of Access and Use
Restrictions on access:

There is no restriction on access to the collection for research use. Particularly fragile items may be restricted for preservation purposes.

Restrictions on use:

Requests for permission to publish material from the collection should be directed to the Archives and Special Collections. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights.

Preferred Citation

Please use the following format when citing materials from this collection:

[Identification of item], in Katrin Janecke Gibney Papers [Box #, folder #], Amherst College Archives and Special Collections, Amherst College Library.

History of the Collection

Accession number 1991-028


Additional Information
Contact Information
Amherst College Archives and Special Collections
Robert Frost Library
PO Box 5000
Amherst, MA 01002-5000

Phone: (413) 542-2299
Fax: (413) 542-2692

Email Reference Form: http://www.amherst.edu/library/archives/askus
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Language
English

Contents List
Berlin diary, vol. 1
1941-1942

Box 1: folder 1
Berlin diary, vol. 2
1942-1943

Box 1: folder 2
Berlin dairy, vol. 3
1944-1945

Box 1: folder 3
"Angels Forbidden", typescript
1991 Feb 3

Box 2: folder 1-4

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Subjects
  • Berlin (Germany) -- History -- Bombardment, 1943-1944 -- Personal narratives, German.

Contributors
  • Gibney, Katrin (Janecke)
  • Gibney, Katrin (Janecke)

Genre terms
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, German.


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