Alan Silver Papers, 1934-1987.


Alan Silver Papers, 1934-1987.

The Alan Silver Papers consist of nineteen file folders and one photograph taken by Sylvia Bergel. All relate to the Bergel/Hauptman case of 1935 and the subsequent re-investigation that was undertaken because of Silver's renewed investigation of the issue in 1986. The papers are a collection of the personal correspondence of Alan Silver, Sylvia Bergel and Lienhard Bergel; unpublished manuscripts written by Silver; interviews with Alan Silver, Lienhard Bergel, Dean Albert Meder, and Emil Jordan (the faculty member of the German Department that was promoted instead of Bergel); and a vast number of government documents pertaining to Bergel and Hauptman from the late 1930's to the early 1940's.

.4 cubic ft. (1 manuscript box)


SNAC Resource ID: 7970835

Rutgers University

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