Holding Institution: The Wiener Library for the Study of the Holocaust & Genocide
  1. War crimes trials: Various papers microfilm

    War crimes trials: trial papers including detailed indictments and verdicts of various post-World War Two war crimes trials; reports on trials by observers; copy statements and other papers, 1947-1967.

  2. Kuttner, Godlewsky, Speyer and Marx family histories: papers

    This collection consists of the biographical accounts of three German Jewish families, compiled by Richard Lesser as part of a German initiative to record the fate of Jewish families who perished during the Holocaust. The papers concern the Kuttner family, Siegfried and Fanny Speyer, and Arthur and Elsa Godlewsky. Also contains the personal papers of Dr Ludwig Marx (the donor's father) including his passport (1704/3), a postcard from Dachau concentration camp sent to his wife Regina Marx ((1704/1) and his admission pass to Dachau (1704/2).

  3. NSDAP Main Archives; Julius Streicher collection; Heinrich Himmler collection (microfilm)

    Microfilm of papers from the Nationalsozialistische DeutscheArbeiterpartei (NSDAP) Hauptarchiv, comprising material relating to the history of the NSDAP, in particular the years 1919-1933 (material back to 1890 was collected to encompass the political and ideological forerunners of Nazism, including material on other 'Voelkisch' movements and the Deutsche Demokratische Partei); material on Hitler including personal papers and correspondence of the family; reports from old party militants particularly relating to the attempted coup, 9 Nov 1923; the literary estates of some prominent old part...

  4. Neumann and Mendel: business and family papers (1850-1984)

    Papers of the Neumann family, 1850-1984. Comprising early family documents including a will of 1864 from the Stern family, death notices and certificates of mostly Stern family members and travel pass for Emil Neumann, dated 1922; personal papers of Ludwig Neumann including passports and id cards (unnumbered) amongst which is a Reisepass of the Third Reich stamped with the letter 'J'; copy birth and death certificates, membership cards of the Reichsbund J?discher Frontsoldaten (National League of Jewish Combatants) and death notices; personal papers and correspondence of Dina Neumann and Lu...

  5. Trials of War Criminals before the Nuremberg Military Tribunals

    Papers from seven of the twelve Subsequent Nuremberg Trials, 1938-1948, comprising copies of trial transcripts including trial judgements, reports and correspondence. The trial transcripts are verbatim. The cases are as follows: The 'Medical Case', officially entitled United States vs. Karl Brandt: 20 of the 23 defendants were doctors, and the charges related principally to medical experimentation on human beings. Including 'CINFO Report No. 5': confidential report from the US Director of Intelligence, Military Government, Germany, consisting of an account of Nazi medical experimentation on...

  6. Ronald Roberts: personal papers and correspondence

    This collection comprises the personal papers of Ronnie Roberts (1921-2001), a mixed race Barbadian/German from Mainz who was imprisoned at various civilian internment and labour camps in Germany during the Second World War. After being subjected to racism in Nazi Germany he emigrated to England in 1938/1939 where he failed to make a life for himself. He returned to Germany and after the outbreak of the war was imprisoned at internment camps due to his British subject status (his father was of British nationality). The collection is fascinating for the rarity of the subject content, the qua...

  7. Papers relating to Gertrud and Max Joseph, Ida and Paul Simons and Artur and Hans Bial

    This collection contains papers relating to the Jewish family of Gaby Glassmann-Simons, in particular her grandparents, Gertrud and Max Joseph and Ida and Paul Simons. The Simons family were successful Jewish businessmen who owned the oil company, Simons & Söhne AG in Neuss, North Rhine-Westphalia (now Walter Rau, Neusser ᅱl und Fett AG). Both families tried to flee Nazi persecution by emigrating to Holland but perished in the Holocaust. Includes accounts of their lives as well as interviews with Walter Rau and Hans Sahl. Also included is other material relating to Jewish persecution su...

  8. Linton (Liebermann) family papers

    This collection contains the personal papers of Louis Alexander Linton (formerly Ludwig Alexander Liebermann) and Susan Maria Linton (née Susanne Marie Friedmann), Jewish refugees from Berlin. Louis Linton was advised not to return from a business trip to England due to the anti-Semitic climate in Nazi Germany. His wife and children followed him a few months later in 1937. Susan Linton's father, Leopold Friedmann, died on the journey to Argentina when he and his wife Maria Friedmann fled Nazi-Germany in 1940. The records document the Linton family's emigration, internment and new life in En...

  9. Freddie Knoller: personal papers

    This collection contains the personal papers of Freddie Knoller, an Auschwitz concentration camp survivor from Vienna. His parents, David and Marja Knoller, insisted that he and his two brothers, Erich and Otto, emigrated to avoid increasing anti-Semitism and Nazi persecutions after the annexation of Austria. Freddie's parents were murdered at Auschwitz concentration camp whilst his two brothers survived in England and the United States respectively. Included are letters (with translations) from Freddie Knoller's parents, mainly addressed to his brother Erich, giving an insight into their f...

  10. Betty Wixon: correspondence relating to her estate and German pension

    This collection contains correspondence relating to the estate of Betty Wixon (née Davidsohn) and her German pension awarded for loss of earnings under the Hitler regime. Included is a copy of her death certificate and draft affidavit for Betty Wixon's restitution claim.

  11. Eva Mills: family papers

    This collection contains the personal papers of Eva Mills and her mother Gertrude Najmann. Eva was sent to England on a Kindertransport in 1938 whilst her parents fled Germany separately aiming to reach Palestine. Eva's father, Jankiel Najmann, managed to get to Haifa in 1944 after spending several months at Ferramonti di Tarsia internment camp in Italy. Her mother, Gertrude Najmann, became a prisoner at Semlin concentration camp in Yugoslavia. She survived and was released in May 1942. Gertrude was unable to leave Yugoslavia until the end of the Second World War when she joined her husband...

  12. Leon Greenman (1910-2008): personal papers

    This collection contains the personal papers of Leon Greenman, a British survivor of Auschwitz and Buchenwald concentration camps, documenting his experiences in the camps and post-war educational and political activities relating to the Holocaust. Included are papers concerning exhibitions and educational programmes relating to his experiences as a survivor of the Holocaust organised by Westerbork Centre Museum and the Jewish Museum in London including responses to the exhibitions from school children (1701/1); the publication of a book on his experiences during the Holocaust (1701/2); pre...

  13. Erich & Fanny Walter and Pilpel family: papers

    This collection contains the personal papers of Erich and Fanny Walter (née Pilpel) and those of her father Emil Leon Pilpel and sister Charlotte Smith (née Pilpel). The sisters emigrated to England as Jewish refugees from Vienna in 1938 and 1939. Their parents did not manage to flee the country and were deported. Erich Walter, a socialist, was stationed with the Czech Army during the Nazi German occupation of the Czech Republic and managed to emigrate three days before the outbreak of the Second World War. Included are Fanny Pilpel's birth and marriage certificates, school and university r...

  14. Erica Prean: copy personal correspondence and family history research

    This collection contains correspondence regarding the family history of Erica Prean. Research into the history of the family was carried out as part of a project at the Walburgisgymnasium in Menden to commemorate the lives of the Jewish citizens who were victims of the Shoa. Included is a photocopy of a family photograph. Also included are transcripts and translations into English of letters sent to Ilse Bernstein and her daughter Erica in England from Ilse's parents Carl and Emmy Bernstein and aunt Adda (1939-1940).

  15. Red Book: Membership list of Captain Ramsay's Right Club

    Volume unofficially entitled The Red Book comprising the membership list of Captain Ramsay's 'Right Club', 1939, enclosures including letter from William Joyce enclosing his subscription to the Right Club; manuscript of Ramsay's rhyme Land of Dope and Jewry , written in his writing on House of Commons writing paper the day after war was declared on Germany and manuscript list of names of Right Club members.

  16. Committee for the investigation of Nazi War Crimes in Baltic Countries: papers (microfilm)

    Correspondence and papers of the Committee for the Investigation of Nazi War Crimes in Baltic Countries, 1948-1971, including the following correspondents: Vereinigung der Verfolgten des Naziregimes; Hauptamt Opfer des Faschismus; Foreign Office; Central Committee for Liberated Jews in the US Zone of West Germany; Canadian Jewish Congress; World Jewish Congress; Wiener Library. Also authenticated statements and affidavits from eyewitnesses with covering letters relating to the crimes of the following indiviuals (amongst others): Herbert Cukurs, 'the hangman of Riga' (1900-1965); Harry Hanke...

  17. Rose Henriques Archive.

    Apart from general documents such as minutes of meetings, statistical documents, leaflets and articles, correspondence, various reports, … this fonds contains a couple of files specifically regarding the Jewish population in Belgium. First of all, some files contain reports on Belgium (written by the Research Department or by individuals) – see nr. 52/10 (two reports on Belgium, resp. 1946-1947 and 1948) and 52/45 (two reports on Belgium, s.d. and 1945). File nr. 52/32 contains information (on complaints) on requisitioning from persecuted individuals, among them the case of [E.K.] regarding...

  18. Layton, Julian (1904-1989): Papers

    Papers documenting the activities of Lt Col Julian Layton in assisting German Jewish refugees before the Second World War and internees during the war, 1936-1993, including official papers regarding the internment of refugees including HM Government printed orders mostly on aliens, internment and refugees, notably a report of a Parliamentary Delegation into conditions at Buchenwald concentration camp immediately after liberation, 1939-1945. Correspondence, memoranda and reports, 4 Oct 1939-9 Jul 1945, on matters relating to Jewish internees, chiefly those transported to Australia including:...

  19. Kulturbund deutscher Juden: correspondence and papers (microfilm)

    Original correspondence between the Polizeipr?sident of Berlin and the KBDJ concerning all the activities of the organisation, eg. theatrical performances, engagement of the actors, venues etc, 1933-1935; forbidden Jewish texts including essays, lectures, poems, play scripts, short stories, anecdotes etc; general file containing programs pamphlets, correspondence between KBDJ and Staatskommisar, also J?discher Kulturbund, Berlin, 1938-1939; Kulturbund correspondence with groups, members, lawyers, Nazi authorities (Blank and Hinkel), reports and 3 copies of the Monatsbl?tter, 1933-1935; JKB ...

  20. Zappert family: papers

    This collection contains the papers of the Zappert family, a Jewish family whose roots can be traced back to 18th century Prague. The papers mainly relate to Wolf Zappert, a wealthy jeweller who worked in the second half of the 18th century in Prague, and Julius Zappert (1867-1941), a highly regarded paediatrician and university professor from Vienna. Julius Zappert fled Austria shortly after his imprisonment under the Nazi regime in 1938. His son Karl and his family also escaped further persecutions by going to England via Denmark. Wolf Zappert's papers include title deeds and other papers...