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Hermann Rauschning Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6370

Scope and Content Note

The collection primarily comprises a manuscript by Hermann Rauschning, Revolutionsmacher or in English translation Makers of Destruction, based on interviews with Hitler's associates and opponents. Additional materials in the collection include notes and correspondence regarding these texts.

The manuscripts are typescript with handwritten corrections made to the texts. There is also one folder containing editorial notes pertaining to another manuscript Europa und das Prinzip der Neutralität. Folder 12 contains correspondence between Hermann Rauschning and Siegfried Warburg as well as one letter to James Warburg from an unknown sender.

Dates

  • circa 1939-1949

Creator

Language of Materials

This collection is in German and English.

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

Hermann Rauschning was born in 1882 in Thorn (today Toruń, Poland). He was a German politician who briefly joined the Nazi party before defecting and eventually fleeing Germany. During his period in exile he authored numerous anti-Nazi books.

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet

Abstract

The collection primarily comprises a manuscript by Hermann Rauschning, Revolutionsmacher or in English translation Makers of Destruction, based on interviews with Hitler's associates and opponents. Additional materials in the collection include notes and correspondence regarding these texts.

Bibliography

The manuscript Revolutionsmacher was translated and published in English as Makers of destruction: meetings and talks in revolutionary Germany ( London: Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1942 ).
Title
Guide to the Hermann Rauschning Collection, circa 1939-1949  AR 6370
Status
In Progress
Author
Processed by Julie Dawson
Date
© 2012
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Revision Statements

  • October 22, 2012 : 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