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Abraham Rattner diary, 1939 September 1 - October 28, from the Abraham Rattner and Esther Gentle papers, 1891-1986

Abraham Rattner diary, 1939 September 1 - October 28

Rattner, Abraham, 1893-1978

Item Information

Title: Abraham Rattner diary

Date: 1939 September 1 - October 28

Physical Details: Diary : 1 v. : handwritten ; 13 x 8 cm.

Description: Rattner describes his decision to leave Paris with his wife Bettina due to the start of World War II, and documents the arduous process of getting out of Europe and their trip across the Atlantic.

No entries before September 1 or after October 28.

Creator: Rattner, Abraham, 1893-1978

Forms part of: Abraham Rattner and Esther Gentle papers, 1891-1986

Rights Statement: U.S. public domain

Citation: Abraham Rattner diary, 1939 September 1 - October 28. Abraham Rattner and Esther Gentle papers, 1891-1986. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 16651