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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Span 185

José María Castañé collection of 20th century war-related manuscripts, photographs, and objects

Globocnik, Odilo, 1904-1945. Letter to Paul Baumert, 1942 Digital

Scope and Contents Signed letter from SS-Brigadeführer Odilo Globocnik at Lublin to SS-Sturmbannführer Paul Baumert at Berlin.

Göring, Hermann, 1893-1946. Telegram to Francisco Franco, 1939 Digital

Scope and Contents Original in German; includes Spanish copies, as well as a copy of Franco's reply.

Himmler, Heinrich, 1900-1945. Letter to Wilhelm von Wedel, 1938 Digital

Scope and Contents Signed letter from Reichsführer Heinrich Himmler to SS-Oberführer Wilhelm von Wedel.

Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945. Telegram to Francisco Franco, 1942 Digital

Scope and Contents Telegram sent by Adolf Hitler to Francisco Franco in response to Franco's congratulations on the occasion of Hitler's 9th anniversary as chancellor of Germany.

Larwiński, Stanislaus. Letter from Auschwitz, 1941 Digital

Scope and Contents Signed letter from Stanislaus Larwiński, inmate at Auschwitz concentration camp, to "Tosienko" (no last name given). Letter bears neither address nor postmark; it was probably never sent.

Rundstedt, Gerd von, 1875-1953. Letter to Luise von Goetz, 1941 Digital

Scope and Contents Signed letter from Feldmarschall Gerd von Rundstedt to his wife, Luise "Bila" von Goetz; sent from Uman, Ukraine.

Himmler, Heinrich, 1900-1945. Urkunde, 1937 Digital

Scope and Contents Signed message from Reichsführer-SS Heinrich Himmler re the birth of a son to SS-Brigadeführer Karl Wolff at Rottach-Egern, Germany.

Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945. Recognition notice, 1943 Digital

Scope and Contents Blank form, signed by Adolf Hitler, recognizing accomplishments in combat at the battle of Glasunovka, Russia, 17 July 1943.

Keitel, Wilhelm, 1882-1946. Kommunistische Aufstandsbewegung in den besetzten Gebieten, 1941 Digital

Scope and Contents Copy of signed memorandum from Feldmarschall Wilhelm Keitel re communist resistence in Nazi-occupied territories and measures to be taken against it.

Leutnant Richter. Flugbuch, circa 1937-1938 Digital

Scope and Contents Flight book for a Leutnant Richter [no first name given]; covers flights over Germany, Italy, and Spain. NB: Title taken from title page; cover marked "Diario".