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Edith Broch-Weisz Collection

Identifier: AR 10678

Scope and Content Note

The collection includes various types of documents, a large amount of photographs, and some correspondence.

Documents include educational, immigration, vital, and professional documents and certificates and consist of student IDs, Affidavit of Identity and Nationality, professional certificates, letters regarding decorations, passports, birth certificates, drivers license, certificates of examinations, diplomas, and professional certificates attesting professional qualifications. All of the documents are issued either by the Austrian or United States’ authorities.

Photographs include family photographs, and photographs taken during Edith and Arthur Weisz's travels.

Other materials include a cook book of traditional Austrian cookery and a small amount of correspondence with friends.


  • Creation: 1846-2000


Language of Materials

The collection is in German and English with some Latin.

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

Edith Broch-Weisz was born on December 22, 1911 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary, (now Austria) into a wealthy family. Her father, Philipp Broch was a well known banker in Vienna.

She attended Medical School at the University of Vienna.

She and her husband, Arthur Weisz, left Austria in early March of 1938. The couple then settled in New York

Edith Broch-Weisz died on January 25, 2001


1.25 Linear Feet


The collection consists of various types of documents - education, professional, immigration, and vital -, a large amount of photographs, and some correspondence.


The collection is arranged in a single series:

Edith Broch-Weisz Collection

Related Material

LBI Archives:

AR 5433 Philipp Broch Collection

Separated Materials

Some photographs have been moved to the LBI Photo Collection.

Guide to the Papers of Edith Broch-Weisz 1846-2000 AR 10678
Processed by Yakov Illich Sklar
© 2009
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Description is in English.
as part of the Leon Levy Archival Processing Initiative, made possible by the Leon Levy Foundation

Revision Statements

  • April 01, 2014 : Links to digital objects added in Container List.

Repository Details

Part of the Leo Baeck Institute Repository

15 West 16th Street
New York NY 10011 United States