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The Kurt Rosenberg Diaries

Identifier: AR 25279


The diaries of Kurt Rosenberg, written in Hamburg, Germany and in Mount Vernon, NY 1916 - 1939 with inserted additions of newspaper clippings, photographs, and ephemera.


  • 1916-1939


Language of Materials

This collection is in German and English.

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


Biographical Note

Dr. jur. Kurt Rosenberg was born in Hamburg, Germany, in 1900. He worked as a lawyer and was a keen observer of the social scene in Germany. In 1927 he got married to Dr. med. Margarethe Levinson. In 1937 he went on an exploratory trip to the United States and emigrated in 1938 with his wife and their daughters, Thekla-Maria and Gabriele. They settled in Mount Vernon, NY. He worked in an export business until 1956, when he was readmitted to the bar in Germany and took on restitution cases. He died in 1977.


1 Linear Feet

Related Material

See also the Margarethe and Kurt Rosenberg Family Collection, AR 25280.

Inventory of the The Kurt Rosenberg Diaries, 1916-1939 AR 25279
© 2009
Language of description
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Language of description note
The inventory is in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Leo Baeck Institute Repository

15 West 16th Street
New York NY 10011 United States