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Rumänisches Tagebuch

 Collection
Identifier: DM 136

Abstract

Typewritten diary by Sigwart Cahnmann, describing a trip with his military unit of the Bavarian army in 1917, travelling primarily by train through Rumania. He details the villages that he passed through, commenting on their residents, their behaviors, looks, and ethnicities, as well as local events and food.

Dates

  • 1917

Creator

Language of Materials

German with an English translation.

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

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Biographical Note

Sigwart Cahnmann, originally from Karlsruhe, was the father of Werner Cahnman. Sigwart Cahnmann died 1941 in Munich.

Extent

54 Sheets

20 pages

Related Material

The diary is part of the Werner and Gisella Cahnman Collection, AR 25210 , Box 2, folder 89.
Title
Rumänisches Tagebuch, 1917 DM 136
Status
In Progress
Date
© 2009
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
The inventory is in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Leo Baeck Institute Repository

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