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The bulk of the collection consists of the personal correspondence generated by a number of the members of the Heimann family and prose and poetry composed by David Heimann for various celebratory family events. Other materials include photographs, documents, and genealogical materials.
The Felix Klein Collection documents the work and life of the Vienna-born graphologist Felix Klein. Prominent among the collection is his work as a graphologist and founder of the National Society for Graphology. The papers consist of official documents, newspaper articles, publications, manuscripts and a few photographs.
The Harry Kranner Fiss Collection documents the life of Harry Kranner Fiss, especially highlighting his life in Vienna, Austria, in the 1930s, as a translator for the American military's prosecution team at the Nuremberg Trials in 1945, and his professional career. A smaller amount of material relates to the Kranner/ Fiss family and to the related Römer, Singer, and other families. The collection contains many manuscripts and drafts of articles, novels, and poetry; diaries; extensive photographs and photograph albums; correspondence; notes; official documents; programs; and other materials.
The collection contains correspondence mostly authored by Stephanie and Franz Pisker, dispatched from Vienna, Austria and the Jewish ghetto in Opole, Poland to their daughter Susan (née Herta) in America, before Franz and Stefanie were killed in the extermination camp of Sobibor. Also included are official documents and letters pertaining to their unsuccessful attempt to immigrate to the United States and the questionnaires by the Austrian Heritage Collection of Susan and her husband John H. Graham.
- Correspondence 3
- Manuscripts (documents) 3
- Photographs 3
- Vienna (Austria) 3
- Clippings (information artifacts) 2
- Emigration and immigration 2
- United States 2
- Articles 1
- Austria -- History -- Allied occupation, 1945-1955 1
- Autobiographical fiction 1
- Chicago (Ill.) 1
- College teachers 1
- Concentration camps 1
- Diaries 1
- Dreams 1
- Dreams -- Research 1
- Germany -- History -- 1945-1955 1
- Graphology 1
- Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) 1 ∧ less
- Buchenwald (Concentration camp) 1
- Fichmann family 1
- Firma H. L. Heimann 1
- Fiss family 1
- Fiss, Emil 1