RE: [Cz-L]Czernowitz Jewish museum looks for donations to safe a unique archive

From: cornel fleming <>
Date: Tue, 29 Apr 2014 14:30:50 +0100
To: "'HARDY BREIER'" <HARDY3_at_BEZEQINT.NET>, "'David Glynn'" <>, <>, "'Czernowitz list'" <>
Reply-To: cornel fleming <>

Hardy...mostly by people like us donating things,photos etc!! Cornel

-----Original Message-----
[] On Behalf Of HARDY BREIER
Sent: Tuesday, April 29, 2014 2:48 AM
To: David Glynn;; Czernowitz list
Subject: Re: [Cz-L]Czernowitz Jewish museum looks for donations to safe a
unique archive

David, it may be as you suppose, it may be otherwise.
 The museum has not replied on our relevant questions
  which makes the matter dubious.
   Whatmore, how were all the all other museum artifacts aquired ?

----- Original Message -----
From: "David Glynn" <>
To: <>; "Czernowitz list" <>
Sent: Tuesday, April 29, 2014 2:55 AM
Subject: Re: [Cz-L]Czernowitz Jewish museum looks for donations to safe a
unique archive

> The legality of the ownership of the documents is a question of Ukrainian
> law, about which I and I suspect most of us know nothing. It may well the
> case that after the lapse of a sufficient number of years, the finder of
> an item acquires ownership of it. If that is the case the present owner
> would be entitled to sell the items for whatever price he can get. If the
> Museum were not to buy them, the owner could almost certainly (for
> example) sell the documents on ebay; and the collection would thus be
> broken up.
> One might very well regard this situation as immoral; but it is the law
> that matters. I would presume that the Museum are satisfied that the
> documents are legitimately owned by the vendor.
> David

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