Brand family: correspondence

Scope and Content

The Brand family correspondence collection (693/1-29), 1939-1947, originates from Max Brand's family in Vienna, mostly from Olga, his sister, but also from his father and mother; the latter is usually written in Sütterlin script.It deals almost exclusively with details of family life. There is very little which sheds light on general conditions as they obtained for Jews in Vienna during this period.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Brand family were a Jewish family from Vienna. Max Brand came to Great Britain in 1939. Nothing is known of the fate of family members.



Access Information


Acquisition Information

Minnie Brand

Other Finding Aids

Description exists to this archive on the Wiener Library's online catalogue

Archivist's Note

Entry compiled by Howard Falksohn.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Custodial History

The material was deposited in response to an appeal made by the Wiener Library in the Jewish Chronicle , 1988, for personal papers documenting experiences of people during and after Kristallnacht.

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