Margot Weinberg: personal correspondence

Scope and Content

This collection contains letters sent to Margot Weinberg by her family in Berlin. Margot Weinberg emigrated to Johannesburg from Nazi-Germany in c 1936. Also includes press cuttings relating to the events taking place in Nienburg to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the November pogroms in 2005. The correspondence documents the increasingly difficult situation for Jews in Berlin and Margot's health and love life.

Administrative / Biographical History

Margot Kalman emigrated from Berlin to Johannesburg, South Africa, in c 1936, where she met Peter Weinberg whom she later married. She was working as a seamstress in a textile business at the time of the correspondence. She moved to England in 1960.



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Acquisition Information

Donated by Joany Weinberg.



Alternative Form Available

Includes summaries of some letters in English.