The Leni Yahil Archive: Holocaust Researcher, 1904-2002

Identifier
5263688
Language of Description
English
Alt. Identifiers
  • P.49
Dates
1 Jan 1904 - 31 Dec 2002
Level of Description
Record group
Languages
  • English
  • German
  • Hebrew
Source
EHRI

Extent and Medium

67 Files

Creator(s)

Archival History

Prof. Leni Yahil, the historian, donated the collection to Yad Vashem on 30 December 2004; Sarit Shavit, the researcher, submitted additional material (from File 36 on) to Yad Vashem in October 2009.

Scope and Content

The collection includes documentation, newspaper clippings, lists, articles, booklets, doctoral dissertations, notes, Leni Yahil's correspondence and more. The documentation relates to the following subjects: the Jews of Denmark during the Holocaust; the Jews of Germany from the 1930s until the Holocaust; the Jews of Sweden, Norway and Finland during the Holocaust; Jewish communities in Western, Central and Eastern Europe between two world wars and during the Holocaust; the steps leading up to the Final Solution; ghettos; concentration and extermination camps and other topics.There is also correspondence between Prof. Yahil and various personages and researchers from the 1940s to the early 21st century. There are also files in the collection containing material collected by Prof. Yahil regarding her maternal grandfather, James Simon, one of the leaders of German Jewry from the late 19th century to the early 20th century, and the founder of the Hilfsverein der deutsche Juden ((Aid Association of German Jews) relief organization.

Finding Aids

  • Description of files available on IDEA ALM system At Yad Vashem Archives reading room and on the YV website

Existence and Location of Originals

  • YV archives

Archivist Note

JL according to the RG description in the YV computerized catalogue

Dates of Descriptions

2012-06-10

P.49- Archive of Leni Yahil, Holocaust Researcher, 1904-2002

Identifier
5263688
Language of Description
English
Alt. Identifiers
  • P.49
Dates
1 Jan 1904 - 31 Dec 2002
Level of Description
Record group
Languages
  • Danish
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • ער
  • Norwegian
Source
EHRI Partner

Extent and Medium

Paper, 2 meters

Personal documents

Research article

Lists

Annotations

Manuscript

Official documentation

Statistical data

Bibliography

Brochure

Calendar

Syllabus

Thesis/Dissertation

Newspaper clippings

Booklet(s)

Article(s), list(s), text(s)

Lectures

Archival History

The materials were transferred to Yad Vashem by Yahil Leni (1912-2007)

Scope and Content

P.49- Archive of Leni Yahil, Holocaust Researcher, 1904-2002 Prof. Leni Yahil, the historian, donated the collection to Yad Vashem on 30 December 2004; Sarit Shavit, the researcher, submitted additional material (from File 36 on) to Yad Vashem in October 2009. The collection includes documentation, newspaper clippings, lists, articles, booklets, doctoral dissertations, notes, Leni Yahil's correspondence and more. The documentation relates to the following subjects: the Jews of Denmark during the Holocaust; the Jews of Germany from the 1930s until the Holocaust; the Jews of Sweden, Norway and Finland during the Holocaust; Jewish communities in Western, Central and Eastern Europe between two world wars and during the Holocaust; the steps leading up to the Final Solution; ghettos; concentration and extermination camps and other topics. There is also correspondence between Prof. Yahil and various personages and researchers from the 1940s to the early 21st century. There are also files in the collection containing material collected by Prof. Yahil regarding her maternal grandfather, James Simon, one of the leaders of German Jewry from the late 19th century to the early 20th century, and the founder of the Hilfsverein der deutsche Juden ((Aid Association of German Jews) relief organization.

Process Info

  • Yad Vasheשm Archives

Places

This description is derived directly from structured data provided to EHRI by a partner institution. This collection holding institution considers this description as an accurate reflection of the archival holdings to which it refers at the moment of data transfer.

P.49 - ארכיון לני יחיל, חוקרת השואה, 2002-1904

Identifier
5263688
Language of Description
Hebrew
Alt. Identifiers
  • P.49
Dates
1 Jan 1904 - 31 Dec 2002
Level of Description
Record group
Languages
  • Danish
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • ער
  • Norwegian
Source
EHRI Partner

Extent and Medium

נייר, 2 מטרים

תעוד-אישי

מחקר-מאמר

רשימות

רישומי-עזר

כתב-יד

תעוד רשמי

נתונים סטטיסטיים

bibliography

brochure

calender

syllabus

dissertation/thesis

newspaper clippings

booklet(s)

מאמר(ים),רשימה/ות,קטע(י) טקסט

הרצאות

Archival History

יחיל לני (1912-2007)

החומרים נמסרו ליד ושם על ידי

Scope and Content

ארכיון לני יחיל, חוקרת השואה, 2002-1904 ההיסטוריונית פרופ' לני יחיל תרמה את האוסף ליד ושם ב-30 בדצמבר 2004. החוקרת שרית שביט מסרה תיעוד נוסף (מתיק 36 ואילך) ליד ושם באוקטובר 2009. באוסף מסמכים, קטעי עיתונים, רשימות, מאמרים, חוברות, עבודות דוקטורט, רישומים, התכתבויות של לני יחיל ועוד. התיעוד עוסק בנושאים הבאים: יהודי דניה בתקופת השואה, יהודי גרמניה משנות ה-30 ועד תקופת השואה, יהודי שוודיה, נורווגיה ופינלנד בתקופת השואה, קהילות יהודיות במערב אירופה, מרכזה ומזרחה בין שתי מלחמות העולם ובתקופת השואה, הדרך ל"פתרון הסופי", גטאות, מחנות ריכוז והשמדה ועוד. כמו כן, יש בתיעוד גם התכתבות בין פרופ' יחיל ובין אישים וחוקרים שונים משנות ה-40 ועד ראשית שנות ה-2000. באוסף גם תיקים עם חומר שאספה פרופ' יחיל על James Simon, ממנהיגי יהדות גרמניה בסוף המאה ה-19 וראשית המאה ה-20 ומייסדו של ארגון הסיוע Hilfsverein der deutsche Juden, שהיא הייתה צאצאיתו.

Process Info

  • ארכיון יד ושם

Places

This description is derived directly from structured data provided to EHRI by a partner institution. This collection holding institution considers this description as an accurate reflection of the archival holdings to which it refers at the moment of data transfer.