Personal papers of Walter Manes, 1918-1999, includes correspondence with parents; official documentation; papers relating to his time in Shanghai; correspondence regarding emigration to USA and photographs.
Manes, Walter (b 1911): Personal papers
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 1556 WL 1548
- Dates of Creation1918-1999
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish German French
- Physical Description1 file
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Walter Manes was born in Berlin in 1911, one of four children of Philipp and Gertrude Manes, a Jewish family. He managed to escape Nazi Germany through employment opportunities as a musician in Shanghai in 1938 and 1939. He remained with his wife in China until 1948 when he emigrated to USA. (See 1548/1 for an autobiographical account).
Chronological by subject.
Conditions Governing Access
Deposited by Eva Manes.
Other Finding Aids
Description exists to this archive on the Wiener Library's online catalogue www.wienerlibrary.co.uk.
Entry compiled by Howard Falksohn.
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