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Mittler-Herzog-Picard Family Collection

Identifier: AR 25199

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains correspondence among members of the Mittler, Herzog, and Picard families during World War II, and other books and papers belonging to these families. Much of the correspondence relates to family news and life in Slovakia at that time. Some of the books and papers in the collection go back to the nineteenth century, while others date from postwar family trips to Germany and Slovakia.


  • 1870-2000
  • Majority of material found within 1939-1944


Language of Materials

The collection is in German and English, with some Yiddish.

Access Restrictions

Open to researchers.

Access Information

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 "Reserve" 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


Biographical Note

Melitta Mittler was born in Stampfen (now Stupava, Slovakia) in 1917, the daughter of Rabbi Moritz Samuel and Leontine (née Picard) Herzog. She married Paul Mittler and emigrated from Slovakia to Palestine in 1939. Her grandfather, Eliakim Picard, was a noted rabbi from Randegg, Germany.


0.25 Linear Feet


This collection contains correspondence and family papers from the Mittler, Herzog, and Picard families, mostly from or concerning the time and events of the Holocaust.


The collection is arranged in two series:

Digitization Note

The collection was digitized and made accessible in its entirety.

Separated Material

A family Hagaddah was moved to the LBI Library.

Guide to the Papers of the Mittler-Herzog-Picard Family 1870-2000 AR 25199
Processed by Michael Himmel
© 2013
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Description is in English.
Digitized as part of the CJH Holocaust Resource Initiative, made possible by the Conference on Jewish Material Claims against Germany.
Edition statement
This version was derived from Mittler_Herzog_PicardFamily.xml

Repository Details

Part of the Leo Baeck Institute Repository

15 West 16th Street
New York NY 10011 United States