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Wolfgang Wassermann Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6757

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains a few childhood memoirs of Wolfgang Wassermann, as well as some of his father's, the lawyer Gustav Wassermann's, diplomas and educational papers.

In addition to diplomas, the first folder also contains awards for Gustav Wassermann's military service, one of which was issued in 1935. The memoirs in folder two alternate between Wolfgang Wassermann's recollections of his childhood in Chemnitz, his education in London and Berlin during 1930s, and short reports containing his impressions of visits to Germany in the early 1990s. There is also a letter addressed to Daniel Goldhagen about his book Hitler's willing executioners .

Dates

  • 1904-1935, 1992-1996

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

Extent

2 Folders

Abstract

This collection contains a few childhood memoirs of Wolfgang Wassermann, as well as some of his father's, the lawyer Gustav Wassermann's, diplomas and educational papers.
Title
Guide to the Wolfgang Wassermann Collection, 1904-1935, 1992-1996  AR 6757
Status
In Progress
Author
Processed by Timothy Ryan Mendenhall
Date
© 2013
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Revision Statements

  • May 21, 2014 : 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