Correspondence with Bloch, Julius

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  • Reference
      GB 1556 3000/9/1/164
  • Dates of Creation
      05/08/1954 - 25/02/1957
  • Language of Material
      German English
  • Physical Description
      25 letters

Scope and Content

The correspondence centres on the whereabouts of the Memorbuch of the Jewish community in Friedberg near Frankfurt am Main. Contained are letters of several other individuals involved in the object’s tracing process. Upon his passing the acquisition of parts of Bloch’s estate is briefly discussed.

Administrative / Biographical History

Julius Bloch (1877-1956) was a Jewish-German merchant. He had held a leading position in the Jewish Community of Frankfurt am Main before he emigrated to the UK in 1938. See Walk, J.,, Munich et. al., K. G. Saur, 1988, p. 37.

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