Scrapbook, compiled by John Sheedy, relating to the work of the Save the German Children Society,
|Main Creator:||Save the German Children Society|
The scrapbook contains copies of the Society's Bulletin (Number 1; Vol. 1, Numbers. 2 - 7; Vol. 2, Numbers 1-6; Vol. 3, Numbers 1-6), related pamphlets, flyers, invitations and programmes for Society fundraising events, circular letters issued by the Society and newscuttings. Also included in the volume is a photostat copy of Ernst Dieter Berkenheier's birth certificate (the copy is dated 24 Oct. 1969) and a copy of Berkenheier's medical record, the original dated August 1945.
Note: Text in German and English
John Sheedy of Mountshannon, Co. Clare, was foster father to Ernst Dieter Berkenheier through the Save the German Children Society's foster care scheme. Sheedy was a friend and former comrade of the T.D. Dan Breen, who was a founding member of the Society. Breen gave his friend many of the items subsequently collected in this scrapbook by Sheedy.
Physical description: 1 volume.
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|MS 42,465||Manuscripts Reading Room Special Access||Manuscripts|
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