Loewy, Wolfgang: Correspondence (1939-1950)

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Correspondence between Werner Loewy in Bombay and Cawnpore, India, and later California to Wolfgang Loewy and other family members in Shanghai, 1939-1950.

Administrative / Biographical History

Wolfgang Loewy, who described himself as a Jew by religion and by origin half-Jewish and half-Christian, left Berlin with his first wife and ended up in an internment camp in Bombay. His brother, Werner, wife and parents went to Shanghai, where they stayed until after the war, after which they went to live in Los Angeles. Wolfgang came to Great Britain after the war.

Arrangement

Chronological

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Acquisition Information

Naomi Williams

Other Finding Aids

Description exists to this archive on the Wiener Library's online catalogue www.wienerlibrary.co.uk.

Archivist's Note

Entry compiled by Howard Falksohn.

Conditions Governing Use

Copies can be made for personal use. Permission must be sought for publication.