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Henry Schwarzschild Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10024 / MF 811

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.

Dates

  • 1929-1996

Creator

Language of Materials

This collection is in English and German.

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

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.

Extent

4 Folders

Title
Guide to the Henry Schwarzschild Collection, 1929-1996  AR 10024 / MF 811
Status
In Progress
Author
Processed by LBI Staff
Date
© 2014
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Leo Baeck Institute Repository

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