The correspondence documents Ainsztein’s long-term freelance work for The Wiener Library, primarily by contributing numerous pieces - articles, reviews, summaries - to its Bulletin. Moreover, work related fees are subject of some letters.
Correspondence with Ainsztein, Reuben
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- ReferenceGB 1556 3000/9/1/47
- Dates of Creation16/11/1954 - 25/04/1962
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description104 letters
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Reuben Ainsztein (1917-1981) was a British journalist of Jewish-Polish descent. Living in Belgium, he fled to Spain in 1940, where he was interned. Upon his release he got to England and joined the Royal Air Force. After the war he started a career as freelance journalist writing for Reuters, BBC, The Sunday Times, and also The Wiener Library’s Bulletin. See In Memoriam, in: https://wiener.soutron.net/Portal/Default/en-GB/RecordView/Index/67684AJR Information , vol. 37 (1982), no. 2, p. 8.