The correspondence documents the close association between Epstein and The Wiener Library over the years. Numerous minor issues related to the correspondents’ tasks are dealt with including among others personal meetings, the exchange of published material, or Epsteins contribution to a Wiener Library Festschrift for its president Leonard G. Montefiore. A recurring issue deserving particular reference is the exchange of information on sources related to Nazi era and their availability in several archives and libraries.
Correspondence with Epstein, Prof. Fritz T.
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- ReferenceGB 1556 3000/9/1/393
- Dates of Creation09/12/1953 - 11/10/1963
- Language of MaterialGerman
- Physical Description118 letters
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Administrative / Biographical History
Prof. Dr. Fritz Theodor Epstein (1898-1979) was an American historian of Jewish-German descent. Having left Germany in 1933 he held positions in Harvard, the State Department, Stanford, the Library of Congress, and the Bloomington University.