Correspondence with Birnbaum, Solomon A.

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  • Reference
      GB 1556 3000/9/1/156
  • Dates of Creation
      08/04/1957 - 07/03/1958
  • Physical Description
      7 letters

Scope and Content

Correspondence regarding the whereabouts of books from the seminary in Breslau, contact details of the Auschwitz memorial, and certain poems of Birnbaum’s brother.

Administrative / Biographical History

Dr. Solomon A. Birnbaum (1891-1989) was an Austrian scholar of Yiddish and Hebrew. Living and working in Hamburg, he left Germany in 1934 and settled in London where he lectured at several institutions including SOAS.

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