Wiener Library Archive: Pre-1963 Correspondence

Identifier
3000/9/1/4-400
Language of Description
English
Dates
1 Jan 1946 - 31 Dec 1966
Level of Description
Sub-series
Languages
  • English
  • German
  • Polish
  • Hebrew
Source
EHRI Partner

Extent and Medium

53 boxes

Scope and Content

This large series of correspondence, traditionally referred to as the 'Pre 1963 Correspondence', broadly covers the period from the immediate aftermath of World War Two to just after Alfred Wiener's death. It covers a vast array of subject matter and contains 1600 correspondents including politicians, historians, theologians, resistance fighters, Holocaust survivors, civil servants and private researchers. Some of the more widely covered themes include Christian-Jewish relations; historiography; eyewitness testimony; restitution claims; postwar antisemitism

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Sources

  • Wiener Library for the Study of the Holocaust & Genocide