Erich Hirschowitz: personal papers

Scope and Content

This collection contains the personal papers of Erich Hirschowitz, a German Jew who emigrated to Paris as a refugee in 1933. Included are his school and university qualifications (1737/1/1-3), French identity card (1737/1/6), speech held by Erich and Ernst at Adele and Bernhard Hirschowitz's wedding in 1932 and notes on his experiences in exile in 1933. Also includes family photographs (1737/2), press cutting and six prints of '"Die alte Stadt" Mappe II: Bilder aus dem alten Berlin'(1737/3).

Administrative / Biographical History

Erich Hirschowitz was born in Berlin in 1909. He studied economic and social sciences at the Handelshochschule Berlin, University of Frankfurt-am-Main and in Paris. In 1933 he emigrated to Paris via Amsterdam.



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Acquisition Information

Donated by Frank Harding



Related Material

See also Photo Archive 2007/18