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Stiefel, Ernst, 1907-

 Person

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Ernst C. Stiefel Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 5230 / MF 744
Abstract

This collection documents the work of the lawyer and researcher Ernst C. Stiefel, especially the research pertaining to his book Deutsche Juristen im amerikanischen Exil (1933-1950). Included here are articles and offprints, correspondence, notes, and copies of archival records from several institutions. Although the major focus of the collection is on Stiefel's research on German Jewish refugee jurists, other topics found here include National Socialism, post-war Germany, and various legal topics.

Dates: 1913-2001

Guttmann / Sotheby's Case Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6570
Abstract

This collection contains the materials of attorney Ernst C. Stiefel relating to the Alexander Guttmann/Sotheby's case. The case revolved around a 1984 Sotheby's auction of Hebraica from the Lehranstalt für die Wissenschaft des Judentums in Berlin that had been brought from Germany to the United States by Guttmann in 1938. The materials include pleadings, clippings, and Stiefel's files.

Dates: 1907-1984; Majority of material found within 1984