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Place of creation
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Scope and content
Fonds consists of short stories which record Weiselberger's experiences as an internee, include descriptions of fellow internees, accounts of work activities, recreation, meals and other aspects of the everyday life at the camps.
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Biography / Administrative history
Carl Weiselberger, born in Vienna, Austria, became a journalist after graduating from the University of Vienna. He left Austria for London, England, in 1939 to escape from the National Socialists. Following the outbreak of war he was interned in England and deported to Canada, where he remained in internment camps in northern Quebec. Following his release in 1943, he took a position as translator with the Censorship Branch of the Department of National Defence. In 1946 he joined the Ottawa Citizen, where he became especially well-known for his articles on art and theatre.
1. Prisoners of war - England, [1939-1945]
2. Prisoners of war - Quebec (Province), [1939-1945]
3. World War II - Prisoners and prisons, 1939-1945.
4. World War II - Concentration Camps - Quebec (Province), [1939-1945]
5. World War II - Concentration Camps - England, [1939-1945]
6. Carl Weiselberger - Captivity, 1939-1945.
7. Prisoners of war - Nutrition, 1939-1945.
8. Prisoners of war - Recreation, 1939-1945.
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