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John Hans Baer Collection.

 Collection
Identifier: AR 11914

Scope and Content Note

The bulk of the collection contains correspondence to and from John Hans Baer in New York, 1940-1945. Also included are letters and other materials pertaining to Anna Holz in Nuremberg, the wife of a high ranking Nazi official.

Dates

  • [unknown]

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

The Baer family came from Karlsruhe, Germany. John Hans Baer fought in WW II with the US Army in Germany and brought the letters of Anna Holz to the US. He was married to Ruth, née Fröhlich.

Extent

3 Folders

Abstract

The bulk of the collection contains correspondence to and from John Hans Baer in New York, 1940-1945. Also included are letters and other materials pertaining to Anna Holz in Nuremberg, the wife of a high ranking Nazi official.

Related Material

See also the Marta and Curt Herz Collection, AR 25071.

Separated Material

A collection of original prayer books from the 19th century with inscriptions made by the grandparents and great-grandparents of Ruth Baer (Froehlich family) has been removed to the Leo Baeck Institute Library.
Title
Guide to the John Hans Baer Collection.  AR 11914
Status
In Progress
Author
Processed by LBI Staff
Date
© 2017
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Revision Statements

  • November 2018:: 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