„Majdanek w dokumentach” with an award
We are proud to announce that the publication "Majdanek w dokumentach" [Majdanek in Documents] received the Paweł Konrad’s Laurel award in the category Lublin - monograph in the contest "The Book of the Year."
The contest is a cyclic event held by the Hieronim Łopaciński Voivodship Library in Lublin whose aim is to reward beautiful and valuable books devoted to the Lublin region. The awards ceremony was held on December 8 in the seat of the Library. This year 52 books were taken into account in the competition.
Collecting documents important to the history of KL Lublin, "Majdanek w dokumentach" is a monograph which supplements current knowledge on the camp, on the one hand, and is a point of departure for further research and museum activities. The archival documents were selected, edited and preceded with an introduction by Wojciech Lenarczyk. "Majdanek w dokumentach" contains records issued by the Majdanek commandant’s office, various institutions related to the activity of the camp and central authorities of Nazi Germany administrating the system of Nazi concentration camps.