Paul Josephthal Collection
The bulk of the collection consists of transcripts of Paul Josephthal’s memoirs 1916-1918 during World War I in Romania, when he commanded a unit of German soldiers as an ‘Etappenkommandant’ (Rear Echelon Commander).
Language of Materials
This collection is in German with Romanian and some English.
Open to researchers.
Part of 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
Born in Nuremberg on June 16, 1869, Josephthal was a toy manufacturer who served as a German army officer in Romania during World War I. He emigrated to Palestine in 1939 and died in Tel Aviv on March 22, 1943.
1 Linear Feet
Other Finding Aid
Two German language index cards are included in folder 1.
- Inventory of the Paul Josephthal Collection, 1916-1963 AR 4179
- © 2009
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- The inventory is in English.
- September 2017:: dao links added to Folder 1.
Part of the Leo Baeck Institute Repository
15 West 16th Street
New York NY 10011 United States