Papers of Erich Kaiser, 1939-1986, comprising original correspondence notably between Erich and sister Ilse, 1939-1940; examples of Erich Kaiser's journalism, 1939 onwards; miscellaneous papers including a letter from Erich's father to relatives in New York, 1941 and correspondence with the Wiener Library Endowment Appeal to Ilse Kaiser regarding an entry in the Wiener Library Memorial book for Erich Kaiser, 1986.
Kaiser, Erich (1905-1940): personal papers
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- ReferenceGB 1556 WL 1063
- Dates of Creation1939-1986
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish French German
- Physical Description1 file
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Administrative / Biographical History
Erich Kaiser who wrote under the pseudonym Emil Grant, was born in Berlin in 1905 and emigrated to Paris in 1933 where he worked as a journalist for a number of German emigré newspapers including Paris Tageblatt, Paris Tageszeitung, Vorwårts , and Weltbühne . He was brought to Albi, Camp des Prestateurs where he committed suicide, 1 Sep 1940.
Chronological by document type.
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Henry J. Kroch, in .
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Description exists to this archive on the Wiener Library's online catalogue www.wienerlibrary.co.uk.
Entry compiled by Howard Falksohn.
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