Papers of the Beck family, including papers relating to their preparations for departure, including forms and correspondence regarding possessions of Beck family; draft inventories of possessions; correspondence of the Rudolf Beck removal company on the shipment of possessions to USA, [1939-1940]. Personal papers of Ferdinand Beck including school reports, references, doctors' certificates; and correspondence on naturalization, 1928-1965. Post war correspondence on property in Austria, mostly between a lawyer and Beck family members, 1949-1952.
Beck, Rudolf: family papers
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 1556 WL 826
- Dates of Creation1930s-1950s
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialGerman English
- Physical Description3 folders
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Rudolf Beck owned a removals business in Vienna. His contacts enabled him to ship many of his possessions to the USA during World War Two. Ferdinand Beck is the son of Rudolf.
Conditions Governing Access
Deposited by the family, Nov 1989.
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Detailed description on the Wiener Library's online catalogue www.wienerlibrary.co.uk.
Entry compiled by Sarah Drewery.
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