Dresner family papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

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.

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.

Arrangement

Chronological

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Acquisition Information

Dresner family

Other Finding Aids

Description exists to this archive on the Wiener Library's online catalogue www.wienerlibrary.co.uk

Archivist's Note

Entry compiled by Howard Falksohn.

Separated Material

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.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Geographical Names