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Ludwig Schwarzschild Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 11945

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence from the physician Ludwig Schwarzschild (1900-1970) in Ethiopia pertaining to OSE (mostly photocopies), as well as handwritten notes of Ludwig Schwarzschild about Ethiopia and its people. Also included is a 1995 letter from Martin Schwarzschild (1929-2010) to OSE pertaining to his father, Ludwig Schwarzschild.

Official documents for the physician Nathan Riesenfeld, born 1867; clippings with death notices for Grete Schwarzschild in 1984; obituary for Ludwig Schwarzschild; other

Dates

  • 1921-1984

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

Dr. Ludwig Schwarzschild, his wife Grete (née Riesenfeld?), and their children Martin and Lore left Germany for Paris in 1933. He became involved with OSE, the French aid organization for refugee children (Œuvre de Secours aux Enfants), and in 1934 he embarked on a mission to Addis-Ababa. The family immigrated to the US in 1940.

Extent

2 Folders

Abstract

Correspondence from the physician Ludwig Schwarzschild (1900-1970) in Ethiopia pertaining to OSE (mostly photocopies), as well as handwritten notes of Ludwig Schwarzschild about Ethiopia and its people. Also included is a 1995 letter from Martin Schwarzschild (1929-2010) to OSE pertaining to his father, Ludwig Schwarzschild.

Title
Guide to the Ludwig Schwarzschild Collection, 1921-1984  AR 11945
Status
Completed
Author
Processed by Hermann Teifer
Date
© 2017
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Revision Statements

  • Novermber 14, 2017 : 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