Correspondence with Abrahamsohn, Arthur

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  • Reference
      GB 1556 3000/9/1/34
  • Dates of Creation
      04/05/1954 - 04/08/1955
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  • Physical Description
      12 letters

Scope and Content

The correspondence centres on an information request by Abrahamson on the Judenvermögensabgabe to substaniate his restitution claims heard in Cologne. Further letters pertain to the consignment of books and documents to the Library, birthday wishes, and Abrahamson’s contribution to The Wiener Library’s eyewitness testimony project.

Administrative / Biographical History

Arthur Abrahamson (1879-1961) was a Jewish-German lawyer from Stettin (now Szczecin, Poland). Before emigrating to England in the mid-1930s he had served as head of the Jewish community in his hometown. See Walk, J.,, Munich et. al., K. G. Saur, 1988, p. 4.

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