Henry Schwarzschild Collection
Scope and Content Note
This collection contains a congratulatory letter honoring Dr. Friedrich Wilhelm Foerster on his 90th birthday in Folder 1; the letter is signed by German Jewish academics in Israel. Folder 2 contains a list of individual and organizational members of the Organizing Committee for the Expansion of the Jewish Agency in Germany, as of June 24, 1929 (photocopy). Folder 3 contains an obituary for Henry Schwarzschild, New York Times, June 4, 1996. Folder 4 contains a post card from Dorothee Andres to Henry Schwarzschild, and a program for Brown's Lake Resort, Burlington, Wisconsin.
A group photograph of ‘Verband der jüdischen Jugendvereine Deutschlands‘ including Martin Buber and his portrait photography, Munich in June 1930, have been removed to the LBI Photograph Collection.
- Schwarzschild, Henry (Person)
Language of Materials
This collection is in English and German.
Open to researchers.
Collection is digitized. Follow the links in the Container List to access the digitized materials.
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
Born in Wiesbaden in 1926, Henry Schwarzschild lived in Berlin until he immigrated to the United States in 1939. He became an active opponent of the death penalty and was professional activist in many civil right causes. He died in White Plains, N.Y. in 1996.
- Guide to the Henry Schwarzschild Collection, 1929-1996 AR 10024 / MF 811
- Processed by LBI Staff
- © 2014
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- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.