Skip to main content

Mimi Grossberg collection

Identifier: AR 3815


The collection contains manuscripts, clippings, and correspondence pertaining to the poet Mimi Grossberg. Also included are various materials that have been collected by Mimi Grossberg, pertaining to her husband, Norbert Grossberg; her brother, Julius Buchwald; as well as to the writers Ernest Herzog, Erich Juhn and Robert Enoch.


  • 1939-1997

Language of Materials

This collection is in German and English.

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

The Austrian-American poet Mimi Grossberg née Buchwald was born 1905 in Vienna, Austria. She immigrated to New York in 1938, where she became one of the most eloquent representatives of German language literature in Europe and in the United States. She was member of P.E.N. and in 1974 she was awarded with Austria’s highest honor for authors and poets, Goldene Ehrenzeichen der Republik. Mimi Grossberg died 1997 in New York City.


0.25 Linear Feet

Other Finding Aid

Also available are the original German language index cards.

Separated Material

A reprint of Robert Schwarz’s article about Joseph Roth was removed from this collection. The article may be found in the Robert Schwarz collection, AR 10023.

Processing Information

The original paper collection is organized in eight folders; the finding aid represents a logical order of their digital form.

Inventory of the Mimi Grossberg collection, 1939-1997 AR 3815
© 2009
Language of description
Script of description
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