Papers of Walter Gordon and Max Nelki, 1933-1952 comprising personal and official correspondence and papers of Walter Gordon and other material relating to his status as a Jewish doctor, including a questionnaire with a note relating to ethnicity, ; correspondence with former commanding officers relating to his military service in World War One; instructions from the Reichsårztekammer regarding his professional remit and printed list of non-aryan and 'staatsfeindlich' doctors and dentists, published by the Krankenkasse der deutschen Angestellten, arranged alphabetically by city/ region, 1934. Papers of Max Nelki comprising typescript personal account of his experiences, 1952.
Jewish doctors during the Nazi era: various papers (microfilm)
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- ReferenceGB 1556 WL 508
- Dates of Creation1933-1952
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialGerman
- Physical Description245 frames
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Walter Gordon was a Jewish doctor from Hildesheim, Lower Saxony.Max Nelki was a Jewish resident of Hamburg during the 1930s, who was sentenced to 2 years for race defilement and spent some time in a concentration camp; found refuge in Shanghai; and returned to Hamburg after the war.
Chronological by group
Conditions Governing Access
Max Nelki family
Other Finding Aids
Description exists to this archive on the Wiener Library's online catalogue www.wienerlibrary.co.uk.
Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements
Entry compiled by Howard Falksohn.
Conditions Governing Use
Copies can be made for personal use. Permission must be sought for publication.
Location of Originals
Wiener Collection, Tel Aviv University, Israel