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Inventory of the Clarence Holland Collection of Holocaust Atrocity Photographs, 1945

Descriptive Summary

Abstract: The collection consists of twenty-four Holocaust atrocity photographs collected by U.S. soldier Clarence Holland.
Title: Clarence Holland collection of Holocaust atrocity photographs
Creator: Holland, Clarence
Date(s): 1945  
Extent: 0.1 linear feet
(1 folder)
Repository: Jewish Heritage Collection, Special Collections, College of Charleston Libraries
66 George Street
Charleston, SC 29424
Phone: (843) 953-8016
Fax: (843) 953-6319
Call Number: Mss 1065-024

Biographical Note

Clarence Holland was a sergeant with the 1015th Engineer Treadway Bridge Company of the U.S. Army during World War II.

Collection Overview

The collection consists of twenty-four Holocaust atrocity photographs collected by U.S. soldier Clarence Holland. Some of the concentration camps photographed include Buchenwald, Dora, Gardelegen, and Ohrdruf.

Collection Arrangement

Materials are described at the folder level.

Search Terms

The following terms have been used to index this collection in the Library's online catalog. They are grouped by name of person, family, or organization, by topical subject, by place, and by types of material.


    • United States. Army


    • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
    • World War, 1939-1945--Atrocities
    • World War, 1939-1945--Concentration camps--Germany


    • Germany

    Types of Material

    • Black-and-white photographs


    Photographs, 1945   folder 1

    Administrative Information

    Access Restrictions

    This collection is open for research.

    Copyright Notice

    The nature of the College of Charleston's archival holdings means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. Special Collections claims only physical ownership of most archival materials.

    The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Clarence Holland collection of Holocaust atrocity photographs, College of Charleston Libraries, Charleston, SC, USA.

    Acquisitions Information

    Materials were donated in 2008 by Meir Muller.

    Processing Information

    Processed by Rebecca McClure, September 2011.

    Encoded by Rebecca McClure, March 2012.

    Reviewed and uploaded by Martha McTear, March 2012.

    Funding from the Council on Library and Information Resources supported the processing of this collection and encoding of the finding aid.

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