This collection contains the personal papers of Aron Adolf Neiss and his family, former Jewish refugees from Vienna. The Neiss family originally came from Poland but had moved to Vienna by the 1920s. Aron and his son emigrated to England in July 1939.
Included are birth and marriage certificates, certificates of family origin ('Heimatschein'), Herbert Neiss' tax clearance certificate, passports, Aron Neiss' certificate of naturalisation and power of attorney relating to his restitution claim. Also included are personal correspondence, papers relating to the sale of the family house in Vienna, and letters regarding the history of the Neiss family.