Correspondence with Bundesministerium des Innern (BMI)

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  • Reference
      GB 1556 3000/9/1/237
  • Dates of Creation
      27/10/1952 - 24/04/1960
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      232 letters

Scope and Content

The correspondence, primarily with representatives of the BMI’s cultural department, centres on various issues including: the search for an author for a planned compendium on (German) Jewry; a workshop on the fight of Antisemitism and issues regarding a planned edition of documents on the persecution of Jews in the Nazi era (Dokumentenwerk); financial assistance for the Library by the BMI; an antisemitic pamphlet by Swedish fascist Einar Aberg.

Contained are a memo on the murder of Anti-Nazi resistance fighter Herbert von Bose, internal memos of meetings, a hotel guide for Bonn, payment receipts, and several lists and overviews of the institutional and legal structure, activities, and annual expenses of The Wiener Library.

Administrative / Biographical History

Established in 1949 in Bonn the Bundesministerium des Inneren (BMI) is the German Ministry of Interior. Today its headquarters are in Berlin.

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