Ilse Eden Family Collection
Scope and Content Note
The Ilse Eden Family Collection (1939-1992) is arranged in two series and includes original correspondence, photocopies of correspondence, a summary listing and transcripts of correspondence, various documents, clippings, postcard fragments, a copy of the last will and testament of Alice Salomon, and reprints of articles. Many of the letters are concerned with the publication of Alice Salomon's autobiography and with her estate. Materials contain correspondence on Edith’s and Ilse's relocation to London and the United States, including an affidavit of support. Quite a few documents and letters pertain to the restitution claims of Edith, Ilse and their relatives.
- Eden, Ilse M., 1928- (Person)
Language of Materials
The collection is in German and English.
Open to researchers.
Collection is digitized. Follow the links in the Container List to access the digitized materials.
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
Ilse Marion Eden, née Salomon, was born on May 3, 1928, in Berlin, Germany. Ilse's mother, Edith Salomon, née Muellerheim, was born on March 7, 1898 in Schwedt an der Oder, Germany. In the 1930s Edith and Ilse emigrated to Great Britain, and then in 1947 they moved to the United States. Ilse's father, Richard Salomon, was deported to Riga, Latvia in 1942 and later died in Auschwitz. Richard Salomon's aunt was the social worker, educator, and feminist Alice Salomon, who was born on April 19, 1872 in Berlin, Germany. Alice died in New York City on August 30, 1948.
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This collection contains correspondence and various documents pertaining to Ilse M. Eden, her mother Edith Salomon née Muellerheim, and Ilse's great-aunt Alice Salomon.
The files were arranged into two series. One folder with Ilse Eden's and her mother Edith Salomon's materials were separated from Alice Salomon's papers.
- Authors and publishers
- Berlin (Germany)
- Eden, Ilse M., 1928-
- Great Britain -- Emigration and immigration
- London (England)
- New York (N.Y.)
- Official documents
- Personal papers
- Restitution -- Germany
- Salomon family
- Salomon, Alice, 1872-1948
- Salomon, Edith
- United States -- Emigration and immigration
- Guide to the Papers of the Ilse Eden Family 1939-1992 AR 25399
- Processed by Robert Paustian
- © 2013
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Description is in English.
- Edition statement
- This version was derived from IlseEdenFamily.xml
- October 2015:: dao links added by Emily Andresini.