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Frida Ilmer Grosser Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10562 / MF 954

Scope and Content Note

Personal papers and writings of Frida Ilmer Grosser, documenting her career as a scholar of German literature.

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Dates

  • 1901-1992

Creator

Language of Materials

This collection is in German, English and Dutch.

Access Restrictions

Open to researchers.

Access Information

Collection is digitized. Follow the links in the Container List to access the digitized materials.

Use Restrictions

There may be some restrictions on the use of the collection. For more information, contact:

Leo Baeck Institute, Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th Street, New York, NY 10011

email: lbaeck@lbi.cjh.org

Biographical Note

Frida Ilmer was born in Czechoslovakia to Russian Jewish parents on August 22, 1906. The family moved to Vienna in 1910, and emigrated to the US in 1921. She received a Ph.D. in German literature at Johns Hopkins University in 1933. During World War II she worked for the War Department and was stationed in Chicago. In 1944, she married Carl A. Grosser and moved with him to Indiana. In 1958, she became professor for German at Saint Mary's College in Notre Dame, IN, where she remained until her retirement in 1972. In 1982, the couple moved to Florida, where Carl Grosser died in April 1985. Frida Grosser died in August of 1992.

Extent

6 Linear Feet

Abstract

Personal papers and writings of Frida Ilmer Grosser, documenting her career as a scholar of German literature.

Microfilm

Collection is available on 24 reels of microfilm (MF 954).
  1. Reel 1: 1/1-1/5
  2. Reel 2: 1/6-2/4
  3. Reel 3: 2/5-3/1
  4. Reel 4: 3/2-4/1
  5. Reel 5: 4/2-4/4
  6. Reel 6: 5/1
  7. Reel 7: 5/2-5/7
  8. Reel 8: 5/8-6/5
  9. Reel 9: 6/6-6/8
  10. Reel 10: 8/1-11/2
  11. Reel 11: 9/3-9/6
  12. Reel 12: 9/7-10/1
  13. Reel 13: 10/2-10/5
  14. Reel 14: 10/6-11/2
  15. Reel 15: 11/3-12/1
  16. Reel 16: 12/2-12/7
  17. Reel 17: 12/8-13/4
  18. Reel 18: 13/5-13/7
  19. Reel 19: 14/1-14/2
  20. Reel 20: 15/1
  21. Reel 21: 15/2-15/5
  22. Reel 22: 15/6-16/1
  23. Reel 23: 16/1-16/3
  24. Reel 24: 16/4-16/7

Separated Material

Photographs have been removed to the LBI Photograph Collection.
Title
Guide to the Frida Ilmer Grosser Collection, 1901-1992 AR 10562 / MF 954
Status
In Progress
Author
Processed by LBI Staff
Date
© 2010
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Description is in English.

Revision Statements

  • July 24, 2013 : Links to digital objects added in Container List.

Repository Details

Part of the Leo Baeck Institute Repository

Contact:
15 West 16th Street
New York NY 10011 United States