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Tony Frenkl Collection

Identifier: AR 11032


Questionnaire I + II of the Austrian Heritage Collection at the Leo Baeck Institute; photocopies of various materials, such as vital records, emigration papers, correspondence, photographs, and others pertaining to Tony (Antonie) Frenkl, her parents, Josef and Irene Frischmann, and her husband, Kurt Frenkl.


  • Creation: 1893-1999


Language of Materials

This collection is in English, German.

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

Tony (Antonie) Frenkl, née Frischmann was born 1914 in Vienna, Austria, where she lived at Geyergasse in the 18th Viennese district. After graduating high school at "Realschule 7", she studied at the art and graphic design school, "Graphische Lehr- und Versuchsanstalt". After “Anschluss”, she was arrested for one night in May of 1938. She left Austria in December of 1938 for Italy and immigrated to the US in 1940, where she worked as a commercial artist.


1 Folders (32 items)

Other Finding Aid

Inventory in file


Austrian Heritage Collection
See also AHC interview with Tony Frenkl (AHC 1200)


Other identifiers include: MF 708.

Tony Frenkl Collection, 1893-1999, AR 11032
© 2009
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid is in English.

Revision Statements

  • May 2015:: dao links added by Emily Andresini.

Repository Details

Part of the Leo Baeck Institute Repository

15 West 16th Street
New York NY 10011 United States