Grossbard family: Correspondence

Scope and Content

Letters from friends and family to Siegfried Grossbard, 1922-1962, on topics including the Richborough Internment Camp and the German Jewish Aid Committee; reference to Lingfield Internment camp and of experiences as an internee in Australia; brother-in-law, Erwin's account of survival of the occupation in France; conditions in Germany during the immediate postwar era, from ex-internee, Roger Freeman; claims for restitution relating to the Aryanisation of the Grossbard family business; and letters from Otto Morawetz to Grossbard regarding family and friends and life in the USA.

Administrative / Biographical History

Siegfried Grossbard was a Jewish refugee from Vienna who eventually became resident in Great Britain, after having spent time as an inmate of Dachau and Buchenwald concentration camps.


The material has been arranged chronologically into two groups: correspondence and papers from friends, family and others,1149/1/1-291; correspondence from Otto Morawetz, 1149/2/1-166.

Conditions Governing Access


Acquisition Information

Michael Gordon

Other Finding Aids

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Archivist's Note

Entry compiled by Howard Falksohn

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