Herbert Joseph Mansbach Collection
Scope and Content Note
The first folder contains correspondence dealing with Mansbach's residence in Switzerland (1938-1941), including correspondence with German and American consulates and with the Swiss immigration police (Eidgenössische Fremdenpolizei), along with limited family correspondence. These letters and documents illustrate Mansbach's attempts to extend his visa while seeking emigration, and a few mention an internment in a refugee labor camps in Vouvry and Davesco, Switzerland. The second folder contains correspondence and documents related to Mansbach's attempts to emigrate to Palestine, where it appears his parents may have been. This folder also contains some personal and family correspondence.
- Mansbach, Herbert Joseph (Person)
Language of Materials
This collection is in German and English.
Open to researchers.
Collection is digitized. Follow the link(s) 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
Dentist, born in Mannheim in 1912.
This collection contains official documents and official and personal correspondence illustrating the dentistry student Herbert Mansbach's time as a refugee in Switzerland and his attempts to emigrate.
Other Finding Aid
A partial inventory is available in the folder.
- Guide to the Herbert Joseph Mansbach Collection, 1938-1941 AR 7073
- Processed by LBI Staff and Timothy Ryan Mendenhall
- © 2009
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
- October 12, 2011 : Link(s) to digital objects added in Container List.