Antisemitic Biersteins: Papers regarding identification

Scope and Content

The Antisemitic Biersteins papers, 1990s, include descriptions of the tankards from experts at museums in Frankfurt and Munich; photographs of the tankards; correspondence between Wiener Library staff and various institutions regarding the tankards.

Administrative / Biographical History

The correspondence and papers in this collection were generated by staff at the Wiener Library in an effort to identify the provenance and significance of two beer tankards which were deposited at the Wiener Library in memory of Leslie Simon Scott, formerly Ludwig Simon Schutz, of Berlin. The tankards were manufactured by the firm of Kerzilius of Cologne Ehrfeld.


Original order.

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Acquisition Information

Wiener Library

Other Finding Aids

Description exists to this archive on the Wiener Library's online catalogue

Archivist's Note

Entry compiled by Howard Falksohn.

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