Documents relating to Jews in Danzig (microfilm)

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Correspondence and reports of meetings between the Danzig Jewish Community and the Senate of the Free City of Danzig regarding anti-Semitism in Danzig, 1933-1935.

Two memoranda to support a compensation/ restitution application for persecuted Danziger Jews, 1956.

Administrative / Biographical History

This material documenting the persecution of Jews in Danzig during the 1930s was donated by two members of the former Danzig Jewish community: Mr Berent, representative of the board of the Jewish community; and Dr Erwin Lichtenstein, representative of the Danzig synagogue community and editor of the independent Danziger Rundschau , who later became a lawyer in Tel Aviv and representative of the circa 1500 strong former Danziger Jewish community in Israel.

Arrangement

Chronological by group.

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Acquisition Information

Dr Erwin Lichtenstein and Mr Berent

Other Finding Aids

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

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Microfilm

Archivist's Note

Entry compiled by Howard Falksohn.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Location of Originals

Wiener Collection, Tel Aviv University, Israel

Geographical Names