Correspondence with Entschädigungsamt Berlin (West)

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  • Reference
      GB 1556 3000/9/1/389
  • Dates of Creation
      29/04/1955 - 03/10/1963
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      101 letters

Scope and Content

Correspondence regarding annual grants of 12000 DM by the Entschädigungsamt for The Wiener Library between 1957-63. The letters document requirements, administrative procedure, and conditions attached to the granting of these subsidies. Contained are travel expenses claims, copies of annual reports of the Library’s activities (especially those related to the state of Berlin), a money transfer order, and a copy of an official application form.

Administrative / Biographical History

Founded in 1951, the remit of the Entschädigungsamt is the review and settlement of compensation claims (indemnity payments) of survivors of Nazi persecution from the state of Berlin.

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