Wiener Library Archive: Pre-1963 Correspondence

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 1556 3000/9/1/4-400
  • Dates of Creation
  • Language of Material
      English German Polish Hebrew
  • Physical Description
      53 boxes

Scope and Content

This large series of correspondence, traditionally referred to as the 'Pre 1963 Correspondence', broadly covers the period from the immediate aftermath of World War Two to just after Alfred Wiener's death. It covers a vast array of subject matter and contains 1600 correspondents including politicians, historians, theologians, resistance fighters, Holocaust survivors, civil servants and private researchers. Some of the more widely covered themes include Christian-Jewish relations; historiography; eyewitness testimony; restitution claims; postwar antisemitism

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