Max Gottschalk Papers.

USA / YIVO / RG 330
Language of Description
Alt. Identifiers
  • RG 330
1 Jan 1940 - 31 Dec 1944
Level of Description
EHRI Partner

Extent and Medium

ca. 0,10 l.m. (9 folders).


Scope and Content

The Max Gottschalk Papers almost exclusively consist of correspondence of Gottschalk with various individuals and organisations. We note: correspondence concerning Gottschalk’s relations with Belgian Free Masons living in the USA (folder XXXI-1; period 1941); correspondence with various individuals (folder XXXI-2; 1942); letters of thanks and various invitations (folder XXXI-32; 1942-1944); correspondence of Gottschalk concerning his son Robert i.a. regarding his admission into university, bar mitzvah, summer camp performances etc. (folder XXXI-4; 1942-1943); correspondence with regards to Gottschalk’s son William i.a. about application and admission to college, personal correspondence etc. (folder XXXI-5; 1941-1943); correspondence regarding invitation, fund solicitation, receipts, statistical material (XXXI-6; 1941-1943); copies of Curriculum Vitae, cover letters, responses to research requests, press releases, texts of speeches by Gottschalk, correspondence etc. (folder XXXI-7; 1940-1943); correspondence with and about Gottschalk’s brother-in-law Benedict L. Goldschmidt of BELHICEM (folder XXXI-8; 1940-1943) and lastly correspondence between Gottschalk and various individuals and organisations, i.a. American Jewish Committee, Jewish Agricultural Society, New School for Social Research, ... (folder XXXI-9; 1940-1944).

Finding Aids

  • There are two inventories - D.M. WOLFSON, Papers of Max Gottschalk (Series XXXI of the Records of HIAS and HICEM, RG 245.4), New York, YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, 1980 and the more recent (but less detailed) Y.A. TAUB, Max Gottschalk Papers,1998.

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