Bloch, Julius (1877-1956): correspondence

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Private and official correspondence of Julius Bloch, 1937-1955.

Administrative / Biographical History

Julius Bloch was born in Bruehl/Baden in June 1877. He became a member of the Jewish Gemeindevorstand in Pforzheim, Baden Wuertemberg, in 1923; member of the Israelitische Kultusgemeinde, Frankfurt/ Main, where he was also chairman of the Jewish welfare committee and head of the regional office for the Hilfsverein der Juden in Deutschland. He was responsible for rationalisng the provision of welfare to Jews in Frankfurt by centralising the numerous smaller organisations into one large organisation. By May 1938 he was living in London. In 1946 he was deputy of the New Liberal Congregation, London. He died in London in 1956.

Arrangement

Chronological by material type

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Acquisition Information

Bloch family

Other Finding Aids

Description exists to this archive on the Wiener Library's online catalogue www.wienerlibrary.co.uk.

Archivist's Note

Entry compiled Howard Falksohn.

Conditions Governing Use

Copies can be made for personal use. Permission must be sought for publication.

Related Material

Other microfilmed correspondence of Julius Bloch can be found in the Weiner Library (ref: WL 520).

Geographical Names