Correspondence for 1939-1941

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 1807 BIER/C/1/002
  • Dates of Creation
      1939 - 1941
  • Language of Material
      English German
  • Physical Description
      1 folder

Scope and Content

Letters, receipts, telegrams of Bier for 1939 - 1941 on a range of subjects including war insurance, sales of works of art, closing Bier's office, running the business before and during World War II (1939-1945), and the bombing of the apartment at Seamore Court. Includes the following correspondents:

Auerbach, Joel
Bank of England
Brenninkmeyer, B.
Bloch, Vitale
Censorship Department
Cescinsky, Herbert
Chase National Bank, New York (L.R. Hackenbroch)
Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio, U.S.A.
Coutts and Company
Customs and Excise, H.M.
Davies, Clive (Colonel)
Deutsche Effecten - und Wechsel - Bank
[Douglas], Jean
Douglas, Robert Langton
Eisemann, Heinrich
Frohlich, Lili
Goddard and Smith
Goldschmidt Galleries (Julius Goldschmidt)
Hackenbroch, C. (Mrs) ('Tiny')
Hackenbroch, Lucie
Hunt, John
Leggatt Brothers
Lilienfeld Galleries Inc. (Dr Karl Lilienfeld)
Maritime Museum, National (Greenwich, London)
Mondschein and Co. Ltd.
National Art Collections Fund
National Gallery (Trafalgar Square, London)
National Portrait Gallery (St. Martin's Place, London)
[Police] Devon Constabulary
Prince Paul of Yugoslavia
Popper, Libertine (Mrs)
Radcliffes and Co.
Rosenberg and Stiebel
Rothschild and Co.
S.J. Phillips
Seilern, Antoine (Count)
Scharf, A. (Dr)
Schilling, E. (Dr)
Schocken, Salmann
Schwabe, Hans
Spink and Son
St. Albans, Duke of [Charles Frederick Aubrey de Vere Beauclerk]
Stern, Fritz
Under Secretary of State, Home Office (Aliens Department)
Warden, Chief Air Raid
Westminster Bank Ltd.
Witt, Robert (Sir)
Worcester Art Museum (U.S.A.)
Zweig, Stefan (Dr)

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