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Hertha Josias Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25212 / MF 1018

Scope and Content Note

Collection of letters sent from Hertha Josias from Germany to her daughters Hannelore and Inge in Sweden; letters from Rosalie Selig.

The letters were published in Sweden in Ingrid Lomfors: "Breven från Hertha" (Göteborg 1987); a copy of this book is included in the collection.

Dates

  • 1940-1947

Creator

Language of Materials

This collection is in German, English and Swedish.

Access Restrictions

Open to researchers.

Access Information

Collection is digitized. Follow the links in the Container List to access the digitized materials.

Collection is microfilmed (MF 1018).

Readers may access the collection by visiting the Lillian Goldman Reading Room at the Center for Jewish History. We recommend reserving the collection in advance; please visit the LBI Online Catalog and click on the "Request" button.

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

Hertha Josias sent her daughters Hannelore and Inge to Sweden in 1939. She wrote to them, first from her home in Hamburg, and later from Theresienstadt, after her deportation in 1942. She perished in Auschwitz in 1944. Her mother, Rosalie Selig, survived.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet

Abstract

Collection of letters sent from Hertha Josias from Germany to her daughters Hannelore and Inge in Sweden; letters from Rosalie Selig.
Title
Guide to the Hertha Josias Family Collection, 1940-1947 AR 25212 / MF 1018
Status
In Progress
Author
Processed by LBI Staff
Date
© 2010
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Description is in English.

Revision Statements

  • August 13, 2012 : 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