Correspondence with Brodnitz, Friedrich Samuel

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  • Reference
      GB 1556 3000/9/1/217
  • Dates of Creation
      17/07/1953 - 25/07/1959
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      14 letters

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Correspondence regarding enquiries for reports about personal discussions with Hermann Göring, filed by Brodnitz’ father after the Nazis came to power, and a for prayer Leo Baeck had sent to all Jewish communities in Fall 1939.

Administrative / Biographical History

Dr. Friedrich Samuel Brodnitz (1899-1995) was a US-American physician of Jewish-German origin. Based in Berlin he had joined several Jewish organisations among them the Centralverein deutscher Staatsbürger jüdischen Glaubens (C.V.), and visited the Jewish Central Information Office (JCIO) in Amsterdam several times. In 1937 Brodnitz emigrated to the US. See Walk, J.,, Munich et. al., K. G. Saur, 1988, p. 47.

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