Max Joseph collection
15 microfilm reels, 35 mm
University of Sydney. Archive of Australian Judaica - Fisher Library
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum International Archives Project Division received the microfilmed collection from the University of Sydney. Archive of Australian Judaica in July 2005. The collection was transferred to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives in Aug. 2005.
This collection includes personal papers of Max Joseph, who kept detailed records relating to his pre-World War II experiences in Berlin from 1935 to 1938. The papers also document his immigration to Australia in 1939, his internment in the Tatura internment camp from 1940 to 1941, and his work with Jewish refugees and Holocaust survivors through the 1960s.
This collection is arranged thematically and chronologically in 15 series: Series 1, Material from Germany pertaining to the Holocaust, 1935-1938; Series 2, Business papers from Berlin, 1921-1938; Series 3, Business papers from Berlin, 1932-1957; Series 4, Early years in Australia, 1939-1944; Series 5, Compensation from West Germany, 1928-1963; Series 6, Compensation from Germany, 1954-1966; Series 7, Compensation from Germany, 1937-1973; Series 8, Mixed papers and Jewish affairs. The Association of Jewish Refugees. 1943-1954; Series 9, Mixed papers and Jewish affairs. The Association of Jewish Refugees, 1945-1973; Series10, Association of New Citizens. 1944-1956; Series 11, Association of New Citizens, liquidation. The New Citizen. 1942-1954; Series 12, Personal papers and affairs concerning the Jewish community, 1937-1969; Series 13, Mixed papers in alpha index [folder] order,1954-1966; Series 14, North Shore Temple Emanuel, 1960-1966; Series 15, Mixed papers, 1953-1972.
Copyright Holder: University of Sydney. Archive of Australian Judaica - Fisher Library