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Erika Guetermann Collection

Identifier: AR 1893

Scope and Content Note

The first folder contains a small number of letters, including some from Hans Leip and Käte Hamburger, Nelly Sachs, the CV-Zeitung and Jüdischer Kulturbund Hamburg, a short typescript of Guetermann's translations of Else Lasker-Schüler's Hebrew Ballads, and a list of Guetermann's publications. The second folder consists of a scrapbook of clippings of Guetermann's reviews of books, films, and theatrical productions from German newspapers, as well as some additional loose clippings.


  • Creation: 1920-1967


Language of Materials

This collection is in German and English.

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


Biographical Note

Poet, translator, journalist, 1895–1988.


2 Folders


This collection contains a small amount of correspondence with authors, including Hans Leip and Nelly Sachs, and German-Jewish organizations, as well as a scrapbook containing clippings of Guetermann's cultural reviews published in German newspapers.

Other Finding Aid

The original German-language inventory is available in folder 1.

Separated Material

Post-war clippings and in-copyright materials

have been removed to the Erika Guetermann Clippings Collection , AR 1893 C .

Guide to the Erika Guetermann Collection, 1920-1967  AR 1893
Processed by Timothy Ryan Mendenhall
© 2009
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Revision Statements

  • November 28, 2011 : Links to digital objects added in Container List.

Repository Details

Part of the Leo Baeck Institute Repository

15 West 16th Street
New York NY 10011 United States