This collection contains the personal papers of Ida Schloss who emigrated to the UK in 1939 to flee Jewish persecution in Austria. Included are her birth and marriage certificates, Austrian citizenship certificate as well as extract of birth register and death certificate of her husband Max Schloss.
Ida Schloss: personal papers
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 1556 WL1721
- Dates of Creation1861-1933
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish German
- Physical Description1 folder
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Ida Schloss (née Honig) was born in Fürth, Bavaria, in 1871 to the Jewish merchants Abraham and Amalie Honig. Ida got married to Max Maier Schloss in 1894, who was a shoe factory owner. She acquired Austrian citizenship in 1896. Her husband died in 1932 in Vienna. Ida Schloss emigrated to London in April 1939.
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Donated by Paul Sinclair.
These documents were found with papers belonging to Gustav and Herta Berg. Ida Schloss is believed to be a friend of the Bergs who helped her emigrate to the UK.