Paula Albersheim: personal papers

Scope and Content

This collection contains the personal papers of German Jew Paula Albersheim documenting her preparations for emigration to England in 1939. It includes passport, Kennkarte, certificate of the Höhere Handelsschule der Stadt und Handelskammer Elberfeld (1689/3), correspondence and fiscal documents such as declaration of assets (1689/4), tax clearance certificates ('Unbedenklichkeitsbescheinigungen') (1689/5) and lists of belongings (1689/7).

Administrative / Biographical History

Paula Albersheim was born in Nottuln in Westphalia, Germany on 12 December 1885. She emigrated to England in 1939. Her last known address before her death was in Dursley, Gloucestershire.



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Acquisition Information

Donated by Tim Lalonde.



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