This collection contains the papers of the Dresner family, a Jewish family from Leipzig, 1916-1990, including official documentation from Theresienstadt concentration camp; pre-war Nazi and post-war Czech bureaucratic papers including a letter from the Chief of Police, Leipzig, banishing Elias Dresner and family from the city on pain of imprisonment; a typescript letter from Irmgard Lichtenstein giving information on the fate of family members, 24 Nov 1947 and family photographs.
Dresner family papers
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- ReferenceGB 1556 WL 1521
- Dates of Creation1916-1990
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialGerman Czech
- Physical Description1 file
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The Dresner family were a Jewish family resident in Leipzig during the Nazi era, some of whose members perished in the Holocaust, others escaping to Great Britain.
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Other Finding Aids
Description exists to this archive on the Wiener Library's online catalogue www.wienerlibrary.co.uk
Entry compiled by Howard Falksohn.
A copy of the typescript letter from Irmgard Lichtenstein, 24 Nov 1947, giving information on the fate of family members is also at Yad Vashem, Jerusalem.
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Copies can be made for personal use. Permission must be sought for publication.