The correspondence centres on the sending of archival material, and a Dutch radio show on the capture of Adolf Eichmann. Moreover, private issues like birthday wishes, Bettelheim’s restitution case, and his nephews and niece are briefly addressed.
Correspondence with Bettelheim, Joseph
- For more information, email the repository
- Advice on accessing these materials
- Cite this description
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 1556 3000/9/1/144
- Dates of Creation17/10/1952 - 7/12/1960
- Language of MaterialGerman Dutch
- Physical Description8 items
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Originally from Austria but living in Berlin Dr. Josef Bettelheim fled Germany due to his Jewish background when the Nazis had come to power. He settled in Amsterdam and became office manager of the Jewish Central Information Office (JCIO), The Wiener Library’s predecessor. After the Second World War, Bettelheim remained in Amsterdam.