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Gustav Wendel Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 544

Scope and Content Note

The collection contains documents of Gustav Wendel and his family, including documents pertaining to Wendel's service as a physician in the German army; family documents, such as birth, marriage, and citizenship certificates, family history, and correspondence; and documents pertaining to Wendel's medical training. Also included is a letter to Wendel from Lion Feuchtwanger.

Folder 1 contains a letter from Gustav Wendel to Lion Feuchtwanger with Wendel's congratulations on Feuchtwanger's 70th birthday and additional inquiry into the fate of August L. Mayer, along with letter written in response from Feuchtwanger to Wendel (1954). Also included is a document appointing Michael Wendel as head of the Jewish community of Flamersheim (1833).

Folder 2 contains documents pertaining to Wendel's service as a physician in the German army, including military pass, pay book, commissions, certificates for military decorations, and certificate detailing his military service.

Folder 3 contains documentation of the Gustav Wendel family, including a brief family history, birth certificates, vaccination certificates, marriage certificates, citizenship certificates, licenses, family questionnaire, and personal correspondence.

Folder 4 contains documents pertaining to Gustav Wendel's medical training, including certificates of departure from various universities, certificates for classes attended, certificates for Wendel's appointment as a doctor of medicine, authorized copies of various medical certificates, authorized copies of various letters of recommendation written for Wendel, and his licence to practice medicine in the state of New York.

Dates

  • 1833-1954

Creator

Language of Materials

This collection is in German, English and Latin.

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

Extent

4 Folders

Overview

The collection contains documents of Gustav Wendel and his family, including documents pertaining to Wendel's service as a physician in the German army; family documents, such as birth, marriage, and citizenship certificates, family history, and correspondence; and documents pertaining to Wendel's medical training. Also included is a letter to Wendel from Lion Feuchtwanger.

Other Finding Aid

Each folder includes an inventory for items in that folder.
Title
Guide to the Gustav Wendel Family Collection, 1833-1954  AR 544
Status
In Progress
Author
Processed by Sarah Glover
Date
© 2013
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Revision Statements

  • June 23, 2014 : 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