Correspondence with Echt, Samuel

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      GB 1556 3000/9/1/362
  • Dates of Creation
      07/04/1960 - 06/06/1960
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      5 letters

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Correspondence regarding source material for Echt’s current research project on the history of Jews in Danzig (today Gdansk, Poland).

Administrative / Biographical History

Samuel Echt (1888-1974) was a German historian and teacher. Being a leading member of the Jewish community in Danzig he had emigrated to England in 1939, and later to the United States. Since 1948 he worked as librarian at the New York University.

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