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Austria -- History -- 1938-1945

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Edmund H. Immergut Collection

Identifier: AR 11058 / MF 983

Collection consists of documents pertaining to Edmund H. Immergut and his family (mainly to his great grandfather, to his parents, and to himself). The majority of the collection consists of original documents of their exile in Shanghai.

Dates: 1815-1999

Gertrude Maisel Collection

Identifier: AR 10855 / MF 636

The collection contains diverse personal documents relating to Gertrude Pollatschek nee Maisel's war-time experiences including documents related to emigration including card from Antwerpsch Comiteit voor Joodsche Vluchtelingen, personal correspondence sent through German Red Cross, correspondence with American Consulate regarding visa, affadavits, photograph of actress Hilde Wegener and actor Otto Tessler, medical and tax certificates, ice cream recipes from Dr. Oetker.

Dates: 1920-1999

Hans Heller Collection

Identifier: AR 25858

The Hans Heller Collection contains papers of the businessman and author John (Hans) Heller, originally from Vienna. The collection focuses on his creative writing, such as novels, poems, plays, essays, and his memoirs, as well as on files related to the Heller Candy companies in Austria, England, and in the United States, including the original company’s finances and property in Austria. The collection also includes personal documents, personal correspondence, some papers of his wife, artist Helen Heller, family photographs, and other materials.

Dates: 1907-2010; Majority of material found within 1930-2007

Herta Leeds Collection

Identifier: AR 10993 / MF 558
Scope and Content Note

'Schulnachricht' concerning Herta Deutsch (maiden name) issued by Allgemeine Volksschule f. Maedchen, Wolfgang Schmaelzlgasse 15, 1020 Vienna, on July 15th 1922; school certificate issued by Oeffentliches Reform-Realgymnasium f. Maedchen, 1020 Vienna, in July 5th 1924; 'Belegschein' concerning studies in Allgemeine Musikgeschichte (Prof. Lach) at the University of Vienna issued in Oct. 16th 1931

Questionnaire II of the Austrian Heritage Collection (2 copies) at the Leo Baeck Institute; unused business envelope of Dr. jur. Josef Deutsch (lawyer); confirmation of the Amercain embassy about arrival of documents (1933); leaflet of the children's nursery run by Hertha Deutsch in Vienna

Dates: 1928-1936

Leon Kane Collection

Identifier: AR 25188

This collection consists primarily of research material for Leon Kane’s book, Robert Danneberg, ein pragmatischer Idealist (1980). There are correspondence, writings and articles concerning the political work and arrest of the Austrian social democrat Robert Danneberg (1885-1942). The actual manuscript of Robert Danneberg, ein pragmatischer Idealist is included as well as reviews and some personal documents about Leon Kane.

Dates: 1903-2006

Renee Aldor Collection

Identifier: AR 10986

The primary focus of the Renee Aldor Collection is on the immigration experience of Renee and Ernst Aldor and Ernst Aldor's internment in Dachau. Documentation on these subjects includes various official documents, including identification papers, immigration documentation, and some correspondence. In addition, about half of the collection consists of photographs, including family snapshots and a photo album.

Dates: 1921-1990s; Majority of material found within 1938-1969