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Eve F. Silver poems

Identifier: ahc.MSS934f

Scope and Content

This collection contains handwritten copies of poems Eve F. Silver wrote about her experience as a Holocaust survivor. Also included are photocopies of the poems printed in the Atlanta Jewish Times and photocopies of Eve F. Silver's false identification documents from her time as a member of the Polish resistance movement.


  • approximately 1940, undated


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.

Administrative/Biographical History

Eve Finkelstein Silver (1921-2009) was born in Jozefow, Poland, and studied at the University of Warsaw before the German invasion of Poland in 1939. In 1942, she escaped Nazi roundups of Jews in Southeastern Poland, assumed a false identity, and joined the Polish resistance. She moved to Salzburg, Austria, to work for the American government in 1945. After the war, Silver received a scholarship to attend Agnes Scott College and moved to Atlanta. Whilst studying there, she met Max Silver (1919-2005), who she married in 1948. They had three children: Leslie Silver Abrutyn (1949-), Herbert L. Silver (1956-), and David Silver (1953-). Eve Silver returned to school in 1964 and graduated from Georgia State University with a degree in journalism in 1968. She wrote for the Atlanta Constitution and the Atlanta Jewish Times.


1 folder(s)



System of Arrangement

This collection is arranged alphabetically according to titles supplied by staff.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1996

Existence and Location of Originals

The repository holding the original documents in this collection has not been determined. The Kenan Research Center owns the copies only.

Description Control

This collection was processed in 2019.
Eve F. Silver poems
Rebecca Grieco
November 2019
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center Repository

130 West Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta GA 30305