Correspondence with Bentwich, Norman

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  • Reference
      GB 1556 3000/9/1/124
  • Dates of Creation
      05/01/1951 - 06/03/1963
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  • Physical Description
      6 letters

Scope and Content

The letters contain primarily birthday wishes for N. Bentwich.

Administrative / Biographical History

Norman de Mattos Bentwich (1883-1971) was a British barrister and academic. He had been appointed Attorney General of Palestine after World War I. When the Nazis came to power he got engaged in refugee aid; his wife helped organising the Kindertransporte to the UK. After 1945 Bentwich was head of the United Restitution Organization. See Weltsch, R. (ed.),, vol. 7, 1962, p. XXVIII.

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