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Herbert Freeden Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 1052

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains primarily materials (correspondence, press releases, contracts with the publishing house etc.) pertaining to Herbert Freeden's book about Jewish theater in Nazi Germany (Herbert Freeden: Juedisches Theater in Nazideutschland. Tuebingen: Mohr 1964.) Also included are typed manuscripts by Herbert Freeden mainly about the Jewish experience in Nazi Germany, as well as materials pertaining to Freeden's book about Jewish press in Nazi Germany (Herbert Freeden: Die juedische Presse im Dritten Reich. Frankfurt a.M. 1987.)

Dates

  • 1961-1990
  • Majority of material found within 1963-1965

Creator

Language of Materials

This collection is in German and some Hebrew.

Access Restrictions

Open to researchers.

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

The author Herbert Freeden was born 1909 as Herbert H. Friedenthal in Posen. He died in 2003 in Jerusalem.

The two books by Freeden about the Jewish theater and the Jewish press respectively were written with the financial support of the Leo Baeck Institute Jerusalem.

Extent

6 Folders

Abstract

This collection contains primarily materials (correspondence, press releases, contracts with the publishing house etc.) pertaining to Herbert Freeden's book about Jewish theater in Nazi Germany (Herbert Freeden: Juedisches Theater in Nazideutschland. Tuebingen: Mohr 1964.) Also included are typed manuscripts by Herbert Freeden mainly about the Jewish experience in Nazi Germany, as well as materials pertaining to Freeden's book about Jewish press in Nazi Germany (Herbert Freeden: Die juedische Presse im Dritten Reich. Frankfurt a.M. 1987.)

Related Material

The library of the Leo Baeck Institute (Jerusalem) holds "Die juedische Presse im Dritten Reich. Eine Veroeffentlichung des Leo Baeck Institutes" (PU II 3085), "Juedisches Theater in Nazideutschland" (LBI / 12 6782), and other works by Herbert Freeden.

Note

This collection is located at LBI Jerusalem. For information on accessing the collection please visit their website: http://www.leobaeck.org/
Title
Guide to the Herbert Freeden Collection, 1961-1990  LBIJER 1052
Status
In Progress
Author
Processed by LBI Staff
Date
© 2014
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Leo Baeck Institute Repository

Contact:
15 West 16th Street
New York NY 10011 United States