Robert Schwarz Collection
The Robert Schwarz collection contains some original and photocopied materials pertaining to his biography, although the bulk consists of off-prints and photocopies of his published articles, dealing with Austrian history and literature in the 1930s.
- Schwarz, Robert (Person)
Language of Materials
This collection is in German and English.
Open to researchers.
The 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
Robert Schwarz was born in Vienna in 1921. He left Austria in 1939 with the help of Kindertransport to England, from where he left for the USA in 1940. He taught history and philosophy at Carnegie Mellon College in Pittsburgh for 16 years and at Florida Atlantic University for 25 years.
Some items are available on microfilm MF 811.
- Archival materials
- Austria -- History -- Socialist Uprising, 1934
- Borodajkewycz, Taras
- Clippings (information artifacts)
- Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
- Jewish college teachers
- Kristallnacht, 1938
- Manuscripts (documents)
- Publications (documents)
- Roth, Joseph, 1894-1939
- Vienna (Austria)
- Guide to the Robert Schwarz Collection, 1934-1995 AR 10023
- Processed by LBI Staff
- © 2014
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
- June 2015:: dao links added by Emily Andresini.