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Jews -- Persecutions -- Austria -- Vienna

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Arthur Josefsberg Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25590
Abstract The collection includes translated family correspondence to Arthur Josefsberg in the United States from his parents Klara and Berl Josefsberg and his sister Rosie (from Vienna), and his brother Joszi and his wife Valy (from France).
Dates: 1938-1941

Carl A. Grosser Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10559
Abstract This collection contains materials by and about Carl A. Grosser (1912-1985) and his family. It includes correspondence, emigration materials and official and vital documents, and other materials. It also contains items about other members of Carl Grosser's family, including a family tree and materials about Grosser's father Oscar and mother Else.
Dates: 1889-1985

Deutsch-Edel Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25826
Abstract This collection contains the papers of the Deutsch-Edel family, originally from Vienna, and in particular the family of Georg and Sabina Deutsch and their children. The bulk of the collection – dating 1940 to 1990 -- is correspondence, but there are also large sections of educational and immigration records, as well as memoirs documenting the history of the family authored by George Deutsch. The collection documents the lives of family members in Vienna, including their educational and professional lives, up to the time of the Nazi annexation of Austria and the flight of different members of the family to England and the United States. Post-World War II materials (the largest portion) consist mostly of correspondence between Thomas Deutsch and his parents, and material pertaining to Thomas’s academic career and travel.
Dates: 1895-2006; Majority of material found within 1950-1980

Elizabeth W. Trahan Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25038
Abstract The Elizabeth W. Trahan Collection documents the personal and professional life of Elizabeth Welt Trahan, who was active as a scholar and writer and taught for several years at various universities in the U.S. Her autobiographical materials, such as her diary, reflect her personal view on Vienna, Austria during World War II. Other papers include personal documents, correspondence, a diary and other autobiographical manuscripts.
Dates: 1913-2009; Majority of material found within 1939-1947

Eva Dukes Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25476
Abstract This collection contains material relating to the personal and professional activities of Eva Dukes. It includes personal correspondence from 1938 to 1943 and materials about Dukes's teenage years as a student at the Schwarzwaldschule in Vienna. Professional materials relating to her work as a writer, researcher and translator include correspondence about her search for two favorite children's books from her youth, Jüdische Kindermärchen (1932) by Ilse Weber (née Herlinger) and Das verschlossene Buch; juedische Maerchen (1925) by Irma Singer (aka Irma Miriam Berkowitz). Also found here are typescripts of selected translations from these books into English, as well as extensive correspondence between Dukes and Singer, after Dukes discovered Singer living in Israel in the 1970s.
Dates: 1925-2001; Majority of material found within 1971-1973

Laura and Leonard Yaffe Correspondence

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Identifier: AR 11921
Abstract This correspondence consists primarily of letters from the Metzger family of Vienna, Austria to Leonard and Laura Yaffe, of New Jersey, concerning the Metzger's attempt to emigrate from Austria to the United States, starting in 1938.
Dates: 1938-1949; Majority of material found within 1938-1940

Ludwig Katscher Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6336
Abstract The 331 letters and postcards of the Katscher Collection are mostly correspondence from the parents, Ing. Alfred Katscher and his wife, Leopoldine in Vienna, Austria to their children, Heinz Ludwig and Liane. The children had been sent to England with Kindertransport at the beginning of the Nazi regime in Austria.
Dates: 1938-1943

Malvine Fischer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6651
Abstract Letters and cards sent by Malvine, Leopold, and other members of the Fischer family in Vienna to daughter Mimi Fischer's family in New York City.
Dates: circa 1940-1941