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Adolf Wolfermann Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 1957

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains a couple of personal documents, but mostly consists of personal correspondence including communications from relatives and friends interned in concentration camps in France, Lublin, and Theresienstadt. Folder 1 contains a few letters from Joseph Carlebach and other officials of the Jewish Community of Hamburg, including letters of recommendation, as well as some correspondence with various Italian offices concerning the establishment of a Hakhsharah in Italy for German Jews.

Dates

  • 1934-1962
  • Majority of material found in 1934-1946

Creator

Language of Materials

This collection is in German, Hebrew, and Italian.

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

email: lbaeck@lbi.cjh.org

Biographical Note

Dr. Adolf Wolfermann was born in Hamburg in 1916 and studied medicine in Italy and Switzerland. He worked as a doctor in Jewish refugee camps in Switzerland during the war.

Extent

3 Folders

Overview

This collection mostly consists of personal correspondence, including communications from relatives and friends interned in concentration camps in France, Lublin, and Theresienstadt, and letters regarding the establishment of an agrarian training camp for Jews in Italy.

Other Finding Aid

The original German-language inventory is available in folder 1.
Title
Guide to the Adolf Wolfermann Collection, 1934-1962  AR 1957
Status
In Progress
Author
Processed by LBI Staff and Timothy Ryan Mendenhall
Date
© 2009
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
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

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