United States -- History -- 20th century
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Fred S. Boyko Family Collection
This collection contains photocopies of documentation of portraitist Fred S. Boyko’s life in Vienna, immigration to the United States, and life in New York, particularly his education and career as a portraitist. Included are school certificates, documents pertaining to his emigration and naturalization, and applications, correspondence, exhibit booklets, and clippings regarding his career as a portraitist. Also included are items pertaining to members of Fred S. Boyko’s family, particularly articles about the work of his brother Hugo Boyko, an ecologist who worked to develop methods of salt water irrigation in the Negev desert in Israel.
George F. Rohrlich Collection
The bulk of the collection consists of materials documenting the planning of the 50th reunion of Harvard Refugee Scholars. There are also a few materials documenting the establishment of the Harvard Refugee Scholar program.
Malvine Fischer Collection
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.
[Memoirs by Peter Schrag, MD]
This is a collection of three essays by Dr. Peter Schrag about his family, documenting in selected details his family's transition from being refugees from Nazi Germany to being Americans.
Peter Bloch Collection Addenda
Collection of photographs, correspondence and clippings documenting Peter Bloch’s engagement in Hispanic culture and civil rights from the 1940s-1960s. Also included are autographed photographs from actors and others; two U.S. passports; various other documents pertaining to Peter Bloch; as well as his death certificate.
Vicki Baum Collection
Most of the collection consists of correspondence exchanged between the novelist and screenwriter Vicki Baum and Carl Ostertag, a younger confidant. The collection also includes an unpublished manuscript version of her "Adolf Kringelein" story, which was later expanded into the novel "Menschen im Hotel" and the film "Grand Hotel."