Correspondence with Eisemann, Heinrich

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 1556 3000/9/1/375
  • Dates of Creation
      16/12/1954 - 29/03/1953
  • Language of Material
      German English
  • Physical Description
      33 letters

Scope and Content

Correspondence about Eisemann’s advice for the Wiener Library regarding the receipt or purchase of Judaica. This includes among others a collection of items and papers related to the Mendelssohn family. Contained is also an enquiry by Eisemann for background information on an undated typescript of an Albert Einstein speech, which he had recently acquired.

Administrative / Biographical History

Heinrich Eisemann (1890-1972) was a British antiquarian bookseller of Jewish-German descent. When the Nazis came to power he emigrated to England where he successfully re-established his business. See Walk, J.,, Munich et. al., K. G. Saur, 1988, p. 76.

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