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Herta Marcuse and Rudolf Seegall Collection

Identifier: AR 10841


The bulk of the collection contains vital records, professional papers, correspondence and photographs pertaining to the dentist Rudold Seegall and to the dental nurse and secretary Herta Marcuse during their common life in England.


  • 1915-1948


Language of Materials

This collection is in English, German, and some French.

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

Rudolf Seegall was born 1889 in Berlin. He was a decorated field dentist for the German Army in WW I and emigrated to England in 1939, where he worked as a dentist.

Herta Marcuse (née Hertha Rapp?) was born 1887 in Germany and was trained in Switzerland and in Berlin to be a teacher, secretary, and nurse. For some time she worked in the audit firm of Hermann Berlak in Berlin. She emigrated to England and went on to the United States in 1948 to join her daughter Rita in Los Angeles, where she worked at the Jewish Home for the Aged.


0.50 Linear Feet

Separated Material

Four World War I medals have been removed to the LBI Art and Objects Collection.

Processing Information

During microfilming and consequent digitization the original order of the collection has been disrupted.

Inventory of the Herta Marcuse and Rudolf Seegall Collection, 1915-1948 AR 10841
© 2009
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Language of description note
The inventory is in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Leo Baeck Institute Repository

15 West 16th Street
New York NY 10011 United States